Lexington Farmers Market launches new site at Lexington Parkway Plaza
AS of May 23, Lexington Parkway Plaza visitors
will be able to shop for fresh, local produce, meats and artisan goods on Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. The farmers
market will be located between Planet Fitness and Dollar Tree.
“When the Parkway
Plaza owners approached us about adding a farmers market, we jumped at the opportunity,” said Kivi Leroux Miller, president
of the Lexington Farmers Market. “We love the idea of having a farmers market at this location, right off the interstate
and in a bustling shopping area that so many people already visit regularly.”
to the farmers market can select from locally grown flowers, fruits and vegetables, honey, eggs, baked goods and snacks, as
well as handmade crafts.
“We welcome the Lexington Farmers Market to Lexington
Parkway Plaza,” said Heidi Hatfield Weir, Lexington Parkway Plaza owner. “The Farmers Market is one of many recent
improvements to the shopping center. We hope that the weekly market will be a source of pleasure, healthful food and a gathering
place for the community. Please come out to support our local farmers and craftspeople!”
Miller expects that as with most new locations, it will take some time for vendors and customers to make it a regular part
of their routine, but she expects interest and participation to grow quickly and significantly. On May 23rd, customers can
expect to find Crossings, Klymer Ridge Farm, Rabble & Rise Baking Company, BAM Snacks, Pawsitively Serene, Rierson Farm,
and other vendors.
“We are still working through our plans,” Miller added, “but
we hope this will turn into a great little place to hang out and enjoy the early evenings this summer while shopping for fresh,
The Lexington Farmers Market is a producer-only market open Saturday
mornings May through October at the historic train depot in Lexington. USDA grant funds are allowing the farmers market to
explore additional market locations and times throughout the week, including Parkway Plaza. SNAP EBT is accepted.