The Ballston Farmers’ Market will open for its twelfth season on April 4, with extra distributors, native bands and a month-to-month Beer & Wine backyard.

The Ballston farmers market will kick off its subsequent season on April 4, 2024.(Courtesy Ballston Business Improvement District)

The farmers market in Arlington, Virginia’s Ballston neighborhood will open for its twelfth season subsequent week, with extra distributors, native bands and a month-to-month Beer & Wine backyard.

Starting April 4, the Ballston farmers market, one in every of three dozen operated by FRESHFARM, can be open each Thursday from April by November from 3-7 p.m. The market is situated at 901 N Taylor Street in Welburn Square, close to the Ballston Metro.

The midweek market and its hours are tailor-made to Ballston.

“Weekday markets in a metro-accessible park from 3-7 p.m. permits each workplace staff and residents to buy with and assist native farmers,” Tina Leone, CEO of the Ballston BID, mentioned.

In addition to the weekday markets, beginning in May VIDA Fitness will sponsor Mega Markets on the primary Thursday of every month. The Mega Markets will embrace dwell music from native teams and a Beer & Wine Garden with drink tickets distributed by distributors to consumers who spend not less than $10. Tickets on the market are additionally out there.

This season’s final market on Thursday, Nov. 21, will even be a Mega Market.

There are about two dozen distributors for this season’s Ballston Farmers’ Market, together with 4 new ones.

Ballston Farmers’ Market distributors additionally promote ready meals, together with empanadas, rice bowls, wood-fired pizza and pressed sandwiches.