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    Community Market

    1219 Main Street • Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
    Tel: (434) 455-4485 Fax: (434) 847-1552

    The Lynchburg Community Market offers the best of locally produced fruit, vegetables, cheese, meat, baked goods, and specialty items. Farmers sell their products on Wednesdays and Saturdays year-round. Located inside the Market, the Heritage Crafters Gallery and Artist’s Alley complement the two permanent shops, four locally-owned restaurants, and a bakery and cheese shop that also operate year-round.

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    THE LYNCHBURG COMMUNITY MARKET INCLUDES:

    • Heritage Crafters Gallery and Artist's Alley: Get the best of locally crafted jewelry, cards, prints, and local crafts.
    • Farmers Market: Shop for locally produced vegetables, fruits, meats and cheeses at the Wednesday and Saturday Farmers Market!
    • Restaurants and Shops: Treat yourself to cookies, and delicious chocolates... pick up fantastic breads, pies, jams, jellies, meats, and special treats! Enjoy the flavor of local restaurants that feature down-home cooking and go shopping at one of the specialty shops at the Market.

    SNAP AT THE MARKET: DOUBLE DOLLAR TOKENS 

    The Lynchburg Community Market is pleased to announce that thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Health, the Lynchburg Community Market is once again able to offer double-dollar tokens for SNAP beneficiaries. This means that for every $10 you spend at the Market, you will receive $20 of tokens to spend on fresh, locally produced food. The tokens can be spent at the Market Tuesday-Saturday from 7 am - 2 pm. There is no limit to the amount of dollars that can be doubled, and beneficiaries can choose how many of their dollars to spend at the Market. Please note that we will only be able to offer double dollars until grant funds are exhausted.

    • SNAP tokens can be purchased at the Customer Service Window on both Wednesdays and Saturdays, beginning at 9:00 am on Wednesdays, and 7:00 am on Saturdays.
    • There are 29 vendors who accept SNAP benefits at the Market. Please look for the SNAP sign at vendor booths, and receive a complete list of vendors at the Customer Service Window.

    MUSIC AT THE MARKET 

    Music at the Market returned May 3 and will continue through September. Every Saturday from 10 am-12 pm you'll be able to sit back, relax, and listen to some wonderful, local musicians in the Community Market Plaza. This year the music is made possible by Friends of the Lynchburg Community Market, so be sure to give them a big thank-you when you see them at the Market!


    HARVEST MARKET FESTIVAL
     

    Help celebrate fall at the market during our annual Harvest Market Festival on Saturday, October 25 from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm. This family-oriented event is sure to please everyone, with face-painting, pumpkin decorating, tasting tables, and lots of new specialty vendors selling the best of what's local. Sponsored by Friends of the Market, this day of seasonal celebration is a great way to welcome back cooler weather and delight in the beauty of fall in Central Virginia.


    CONTACT US

    Market Manager                                 Jennifer Kennedy                                434-455-4485
    Administrative Staff                                                                                       434-455-4485

    Office hours for administrative staff are 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Saturday. Please note that entrance to the Market is by appointment only after 2:00 pm each day.

    Hours of Operation
    Community Market Tues-Sat, 7am - 2pm
    Farmers Market Wed, 10am - 2pm; Sat, 7am - 2pm
    Heritage Crafters Gallery Tues-Fri, 9am - 2pm; Sat, 7am - 2pm

     

     

     



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