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Lynchburg Community Market

1219 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1817
+1 434-455-4485
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We went on a Saturday when they have the farmers market. There was a nice selection of produce and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
J W
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Severn, Maryland
Interesting sub culture of Virginia with lots of cool stuff!

We spent several ours walking through the Lynchburg Community Market. I enjoyed visiting with the... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
erichH8670AG
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Newark, United States
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The Lynchburg Community Market is the nation's third oldest continuously running market! We have been local and proud since 1783 (before the City was even established). Here at the Lynchburg Community Market, we think local food is important. That’s why we launched the Lynchburg is for Locavores campaign in 2015, celebrating the fantastic local food grown right here in our region and the growing community of local food enthusiasts. By shopping locally, you can meet the 22 local growers at the Lynchburg Community Market and ensure that they are putting as much care into their products as you would put into your meals. The interior of the Lynchburg Community Market hosts an array of shops, restaurants, art and artisan vendors. Learn more about what is in store for your next visit by checking out our vendor page! Community Market: Tues-Sat, 7am - 2pm Heritage Crafters Gallery: Tues-Fri, 9am - 2pm Sat, 7am - 2pm Farmers Market: Wednesday, 10am - 2pm Saturday, 7am - 2pm
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1219 Main St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1817
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+1 434-455-4485
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a Saturday when they have the farmers market. There was a nice selection of produce and wares. Inside had a lot of permanent stands with a wide variety of goods from food, crafts and food stands.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We spent several ours walking through the Lynchburg Community Market. I enjoyed visiting with the many vendors as much as I did purchasing several Items I would not find back home in the North. Good food also available and plenty of places to rest your...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This long-running market has wonderful fresh foods as well as meals available inside. I go every Sat. that I am able, and in season, I also go on Wed. when fresh produce (and other things) are out!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

If you enjoy home cooking, visit Irene's while at the Market. Irene prepares delicious meals for everyday enjoyment Tuesday through Saturday. On the weekdays, she also cooks up some of her excellent cornbread (it's like cake)! While her other vegetables are right, her string beans...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

While this is a fairly small market the outside vendors offer fantastically fresh produce and freshly made foods and fruits/vegetables that are in season. Inside has a few good vendors as well but there is also a number of crafts and "fast food" shops that...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ordinarily this is a great place to visit on Saturdays and Wednesdays. You meet local farmers with exceptionally good produce. The inside vendors are varied and interesting with a wide variety of crafts and food. Small cafe style restaurants, a coffee shop, a meat market,and...More

2  Thank 199betty
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is one of the country's oldest markets, and people here are justifiably proud of it. I especially like the bakery, which offers wonderful, old-world bread varieties that are great, and the coffee brewer that roasts his beans on site. When the fresh produce arrives,...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The community market sits in downtown Lynchburg in a convenient location right in the middle of everything at 12th and Main. A bustling place on Saturday mornings for local produce, cheeses, flowers and friends. There are permanent locals here as well offering food, wine and...More

1  Thank Caroline72747
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Large variety of in-season veggies & fruits! Lots of home made jams, jellies, honey, crafts. It had indoor bakeries, wines, homemade chocolates! Anything you could think to be at a farmer's market, you'll find here. Fun place to visit!

Thank Kim B
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love to visit the community market early on Saturdays. The fresh baked breakfast items at Lorraine's are the best!! The coffee vendor is great also. Excellent pick of local fresh (seasonal) fruits and vegetables. The handmade items, crafts, wood working, artwork.....its all spectacular! I...More

1  Thank 43kelli
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gibsonrs
7 March 2017|
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Response from jim a | Reviewed this property |
It is about a 1-1/2 mile walk to city market from the Kemper Street Station. You can catch a bus or cab if the walk is too long. As far as places to eat, there are plenty - either small places in the market or others nearby... More
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rstanley1217
19 June 2015|
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Response from Pam F | Reviewed this property |
The Community Market is open Tues-Sat. 7 am to 2 pm. That said, not all of the vendors are available all the time. Some only seem to be there on Saturdays, the artisans, in particular. The food vendors are there, however. It... More
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