Farmers Markets & COVID-19

Virginia farmers markets are open during the COVID-19 health crisis, even though they were not deemed essential businesses in the governor's executive order. Friends of Urban Agriculture is advocating for the reclassification of farmers markets as essential businesses like grocery stores. Farmers markets now operate under guidelines that require vendors to be 8-10 feet apart and recommend pre-ordering and pre-bagging.

We urge you to visit Arlington's farmers markets and support our local farmers and vendors who have had to pivot quickly to meet these new guidelines. Some have experienced hardship as other markets like restaurants, schools and institutions have closed. Those that can now offer delivery. Visit the farmers market websites to learn about their current guidelines, operational adjustments, and pre-ordering opportunities.

Arlington has 9 farmers markets. View a map of all the farmers markets and find one near you.

Year-round markets:

Arlington Farmers Market, N. 14th Street & N. Courthouse Road 
Saturdays, open year-round: April – December 8 am – noon, January – March 9 am – noon

Westover Farmers Market, 1644 N. McKinley Road & Washington Blvd. 
Sundays, open year round, May – November 8 am –noon, December - April 9 am – 1 pm

Columbia Pike Farmers Market, 2820 Columbia Pike at Walter Reed Drive 
Sundays, open year round, 9 am – 1 pm

Seasonal markets: *contact markets for current dates of operation

Ballston Farmers Market, Welburn Park across N. Stuart Street from Ballston Metro Station 
Thursdays, April - November, 3 pm – 7 pm

Crystal City Farmers Market, 1900 Crystal Drive between 18th & 20th Streets 
Tuesdays, May – October, 3 pm – 7 pm

Fairlington Farmers Market, 3308 S. Stafford St. at Fairlington Community Center 
Sundays, May – October, 9 am – 1 pm

Lubber Run Farmers Market, Barrett Elementary School, 4401 N. Henderson St. & George Mason Dr 
Saturdays, April – November, 8 am – noon

Marymount Farmers Market, N. Glebe Road at Yorktown Boulevard * Not open in 2020
Saturdays, May – November, 9 am – 1 pm

Rosslyn Farmers Market, 1800 N. Lynn Street near Rosslyn Metro Station in Central Place Plaza 
Wednesdays, May – October, 3 pm – 7 pm

Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture - FOUA,
Dec 7, 2020, 5:53 PM