Pearisburg Community Market

The Town of Pearisburg is excited to announce that the long anticipated Farmer's Market will open in May 2015!

 

The Pearisburg Community Market is seeking vendors. 

If you are interested in becoming a vendor please contact Ron Holdren at 540-599-4125 or email him at vaappleman@gmail.com.  He will assist you in information about selling food, beverage or plants.

If you are an artisan and would like information please contact Lynne Hazelwood at 540-921-0340 or email at lynne.hazelwood@pearisburg.org.

Please check back with us for dates and other important information about the Pearisburg Community Market.

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CREATING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS

Farmers, chefs, caterers, restauranteurs, wholesale buyers, hospitals, schools, and other food buyers are invited to attend a FREE series of workshops designed to increase access and utilization to local and regional food.

Participants will explore opportunities and challenges associated with product, sales, distribution, and promotion.  They will also learn about strategies for local food system business development.

January 20, 2015     1:30-4:30 pm          Preparing for Direct Sales

February 2, 2015      2-4 pm                    Farmer/Food Buyer Networking Event

March 12, 2015        10:00 am - 4:30 pm          Evaluating Risk in Fresh Food Production     Lunch $10

To register please contact Christy Mutter at 540-921-3455 or email cmutter@vt.edu

For questions contact Jeannie Dudding at 540-321-3455

All workshops will be held in Pearisburg, VA

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Pearisburg Community Farmers' Market Manager Job Opening

The Town of Pearisburg seeks independent contractor for the position Market Manager for their newly formed "Pearisburg Community Market" farmers market opening May 2015. The position is available mid- February, 2015.The Manager supervises the daily operation of the Saturday market and the third Thursday evening market from

May- October. The Manager will also assist with community outreach, promotions,

chef demos, market events, and fundraising. Contact Lynne Hazelwood at 540-921-0340 or email lynne.hazelwood@pearisburg.org for full position description.

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Please click the link below for Online Vendor Registration

https://www.managemymarket.com/landing.aspx?orgID=740