Farmers Market kicks off
Published 6:00 am Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Aida Emerson takes her time to decide which handmade jewelry item she
would like to purchase.
Lucy Klaus, membership chair for the Friends of the Barbara
Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library,
is seen here in the foreground manning the group’s book
giveaway booth. In the background is Rocco Fortino rifling
through the books.
Lee Lackey was selling maple syrup at the Farmers Market on Saturday and included at his booth a
GoPro video of his syrup-harvesting process for customers to see. From left are Lackey, Allison Crews
and Randall Turner.
Students from the Full Circle School’s Student Market class were selling
their handmade products including travel soap/shampoo kits and
fire starters. From left are Full Circle students Adam Plumbley, Charlie
Atkinson and Jack Atkinson as they accept a purchase from customer
Longwood student Anna Rhodes was selling handmade macrame items at the market
on Saturday. From left are Brandon Cobb and Rhodes.
Alexandria Davis was selling her homemade baked goods
including Taiwanese brown sugar cookies and mini rum cakes.
From left are Zach Unger and Davis who is holding a rum cake.
Joan Johns Cobbs picks out a novel at the used book
giveaway. Residents could grab as many books as they
Beth and John Price were at the market Saturday selling
fresh produce from Archlynn Farm of Charlotte Court
House. From left are Martha Price, Beth and John.
Above are some of potter Rachel Pearlman’s new lotion candles which were on sale Saturday. The melted wax
from the candles can be used as hand lotion.
Spring officially arrived in Farmville Saturday, April 24, with the first day of the season for the Farmville Farmers Market.
Dozens of local vendors packed the Farmville Community Marketplace at 213 N. Street to sell a variety of wares from fresh produce and baked goods to handmade macrame decor, coffee, candles and more.
Scores of citizens flocked to the event which included a used book giveaway by the Friends of the Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library.
Happy customers left the market with boxes of books, authentic maple syrup, wood burned art and other treasures.
PHOTOS BY ALEXA MASSEY