Summer Fruits & Veggies, Music & Fun in Downtown (7.4.2012)
Summer Fruit & Veggies, Music & Fun in Downtown!
The Richmond Main Street Farmers Market
is a Hit!
More than 600 residents, employees, and visitors attended the Grand Opening last week and reveled in the bounty that the farmers had to offer:
“Just got back from the Farmers’ Market. Loved, loved, loved it!!!” – Anonymous Fan
If you missed it last Wednesday, no need to fret–the market will return Wednesday, July 11 with more succulent fruit, fresh vegetables, gourmet foods, local honey, fresh cut flowers, baked goods, and other specialty offerings for you to enjoy.
The Richmond Main Street Farmers Market will take place every Wednesday from 10am-2pm in the lovely Nevin Plaza on 13th Street and Nevin Avenue, through October 31.
More About the Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market
The Richmond Main Street Farmers’ Market is sponsored by Richmond Main Street and produced by the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association. WIC/EBT gladly accepted. PLUS: Spend $10 or more with your food stand or EBT card and get $5 in market produce FREE. Just visit the Farmers’ Market info table to take advantage of this amazing offer. Contact PCFMA for more information.
In the meantime…
We want to make sure you have access to more healthy food options and receive information on living a healthier lifestyle, so don’t miss
Healthy Village Farm Stand
Friday, July 6, 12-2pm
Community Green Space Park
Harbour Way & Macdonald Avenue
Enjoy delicious treats by our local food co-op Liberty Ship Cafe, take home more fruits and vegetables from EcoVillage Farm, and bring the kids to meet BJ the pony. Plus, learn about EasyGo, the City of Richmond’s newest ride share program and enjoy live music courtesy of
And Don’t Forget to Nourish Your Soul with Music on the Main
More than 300 of us jumped, bumped and kicked up our heels last Wednesday to music by some of our old and new favorite performers at this summer’s first Music on the Main concert. Jesse James did not disappoint: dressed in his signature black suit, Jesse excited the crowd by delivering his legendary soulful blues and singing his greatest hits. Reed Fromer and his band got the crowd dancing and RPAL’s The Originalz wowed us all by performing some of pop music’s latest hits.
We’ll keep this celebration of downtown going with another Music on the Main concert on July 25, from 5-7:30pm, featuring more blues, gospel and pop music by:
Don’t forget to mark your calendar for our final Music on the Main concert:
Wednesday, August 22
FoodsCo Parking Lot, 12th Street & Macdonald Avenue
Featuring music from around the world with Sekhou Senegal and Alma del Barrio. Music, Food, and Fun for the entire family…more details to come!
Stay In Touch
Thank you to our sponsors and community partners for making
Celebrate Downtown Summer 2012 possible: