Making Christmas Stew

I love watching the Christmas trees come to Gilbert’s Corner. Every year, the week before Thanksgiving, the Lowes set up their Fraser fir stand, with trees carefully nurtured on their family farm in North Carolina. When we drove by yesterday, several cars were lined up, loading their selection for the year. I smiled as a […]


It’s not quite time to pull out the seed catalogs and circle what looks good. We still have the busy bustle of the holidays to savor (or survive!) before the slower days of winter give us the time to think about Spring in the garden…or at the Farmer’s Market. Christmas trees fresh from North Carolina […]

“Meet me at Gilbert’s Corner”

Drive east on Route 50 from the Middleburg area, and it seems that every day a new development is sprouting up. With entrances defined by “recreated” mills and what looks like a light house lost far from sea, these houses are perhaps inevitable this close to the Nation’s capital. Living about 8 miles away, on […]

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For the 2016 season we are seeking local producers of the following: Seasonal fruit and vegetables Meat and Poultry Cheese and Dairy Fresh flowers Baked breads and pastries For more information about our market, check us out Here or give us a call at 540.687.6888  

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