FarmTalk visits with the farmers of the Smithfield Farmers Market

April 06, 2023

FarmTalk visits the Smithfield Farmers Market

Smithfield Farmers Market Celebrates "The Year of the Farmer" with FarmTalk, a video series featuring the farmers who participate in the market.

Hope to see you at the Market, every Saturday, 9 - 12:30, BSV parking lot in Downtown Smithfield.


November 2023: E and H Farm

Meet Will, Jessica, Emerson, and Holland (Holly) the lovely family behind E and H Farm. Emerson and Holly share a few facts about harvesting the pecans from the 70+ trees on their farm as their father Will describes the process.




September 2023: Berta's Bloomers

Meet Berta Brush, owner of Berta's Bloomers, a vendor at the Smithfield Farmers Market for over 17 YEARS! Berta is passionate about her plants, grown from seed, and without pesticides.



August 2023: Cornerstone Farm

Market Manager Sabrina meets Evie and Jason Ehret, brand new owners of Cornerstone Farm and Thor, their (soon to be) 300+ pound goat!



July 2023: Liliana Produce

Market Manager Sabrina Dooley traveled over 2 hours to Warsaw, Virginia to visit with Liliana and German Valencia, owners of Liliana Produce. This 20+ ace farm is worked by just four of the Valencia family, Liliana, her father German, her mother and brother! They are new to the Smithfield Farmers Market this year so please stop by their booth to welcome them and snag some freshly harvested produce!



June 2023: Breezy Hill Meadworks and G & S Apiary

Meet Jane Schweiger one of the owners of Breezy Hill Meadery and G & S Apiary as she gives our Market Manager Sabrina a behind the scenes tour. Stop by at 15981 Breezy Hill Lane for a tasting or visit their booth every Saturday at the Farmers Market, 9 - 12:30, BSV parking lot in Downtown Smithfield.


March 2023: Chili Hill Foods and Farm (& Market!)

Market Manager Sabrina Dooley visited with Tim Miller with Chili Hill Foods and Farm. Tim and his wife are also the owners of Chili Hill Market, located at 302 Main Street in downtown Smithfield where they sell the fresh produce grown on their farm and use the produce to create delicious Thai take-away meals.



April 2023: Rose Hill Heritage Farm 1630

Maureen & Joe Brownfiel, owners of Rose Hill Heritage Farm 1630 take our Market Manager Sabrina on a tour of this historic farm for our FarmTalk video series. The Brownfiel's  are utilizing low-till, regenerative, and biological farming practices to ensure that the land and water continue to thrive for years to come. They offer a variety of veggies, baked goods and a weekly box subscription at the Farmers Market.