The Marketplace


  • Provides Public Education (Agriculture, Health & Community)

  • Supports our region’s farms by connecting consumers directly to local food producers, thereby strengthening urban-rural community bonds.

  • Reinforces Community Development & Health (Physical, Economic, and Social Environment)

  • Contributes to Community Causes (Saves the lives of shelter pets, and provides food at no cost to those in the community facing food insecurity, including our most vulnerable: Children, Seniors, and Veterans)

  • Creates a Vibrant Community Gathering Place

  • Acts as a Small Business Incubator

  • Enhances Tourism

  • Assists other local Nonprofits, Community Organizations & Schools (By providing a platform where they can shine and share their mission with the public)


Every Saturday, you’ll discover something new! Shop for seasonal produce, flowers, fresh seafood, meats, breads & baked goods, handmade soaps and candles, honey, gourmet dog treats and one of a kind works of art. Chat face-to-face with local & regional farmers, ranchers, watermen, food entrepreneurs and artisans about their techniques for growing, catching, producing & creating!


SHOP LOCAL * EAT LOCAL * BE LOCAL


This endeavor is carried out in support of the objectives listed above. The market was created to benefit the public, proceeds are not distributed to any party involved with the coordination or management of this program.


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THIS EVENT IS MANAGED BY A VAFMA CERTIFIED MANAGER.

http://vafma.org/


TO LEARN ABOUT ADDITIONAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE CITY OF CHESAPEAKE PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM DEPARTMENT, PLEASE VISIT:

http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/government/city-departments/departments/parks-recreation-tourism.htm

FOR ALL QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CHESAPEAKE FARMERS MARKETPLACE, PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO BE TAKEN TO THE CONTACT FORM.

https://www.chesapeakefarmersmarketplace.com/contact-us/

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