Bedford County has four farmers markets that provide fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables and meats, and handmade goods directly from the farmers and producers.

Forest Farmer’s Market

The Forest Farmer’s Market is an open air producer only market. Local vendors offer a wide selection of produce, fruit, meats, coffee, and baked goods along with wine, jams, and plants. Artisans create beautiful wood crafts, jewelry, and glass art along with beauty products. The Forest Farmers Market accepts SNAP.

Located at the Forest Library, 15583 Forest Road, the Forest Farmers Market.

2023 Summer Market: every Saturday beginning April 29 – October 27 from 8 a.m. – noon
2023/24 Winter Market: one Saturday a month, November – April from 9 a.m. – noon

You can visit the Forest Farmers Market website for contact information for vendors.

To learn more about the Forest Farmers Market, visit their website:
and like them on Facebook or follow their Instagram

Bedford VA Farmers Market

Located at 220 W. Washington Street under the Centertown Pavilion, Bedford VA Farmers Market features fresh fruits and veggies, jams, jellies, baked goods, meats and eggs. Local artisans offer a variety of talents such as jewelry, leather and sewn goods, and woodwork. The Bedford VA Farmers Market is proud to accept SNAP payments and provides educational programs and special events throughout the market season.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the market, please contact Erika McFaden at or (540) 494-1078.

The 2023 Bedford VA Farmers Market operates every Saturday, May 6 – October 7  from 8 a.m. – noon.

For more information, please visit them at

Moneta Farmer’s Market

Located in Downtown Moneta across from 1170 Celebration Avenue, the Moneta Farmers Market is a producer-only market with vendors selling only what they raise, grow, or create. This will be a great opportunity for local farmers and artisans to share their wares.

The 2023 Moneta Farmer’s Market operates every Wednesday, May 31 – September 30 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the market, please contact Dorothy McIntyre at

Montvale, VA Farmers Market

Located at the old Montvale school at 11555 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike, the Montvale Farmers Market will host farmers, artisans and crafters beginning April 29, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. More information about future markets will be provided at a later date.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the market, please contact