Farmers Market

ChiknEGG's My Manakin Market is open May-Oct, 9am-1pm

My Manakin Market will be open for the WINTER season from Nov. 8th, 2014 - April 25th, 2015, 10am-12pm.  We will be operating on the same site, but will be on the road right in front of the trees, each Saturday, weather  & vendor participation permitting!  68 Broad St. Road, Manakin-Sabot, VA  23103.  804-314-9141.  

Our regular market season runs from May-October.  Look for us under the trees again next Spring!

Check out our Promo Video and Share freely!

My Manakin Market will be fully owned and operated by RVAgriculture, Inc. during the 2015 Market Season.  RVAgriculture is the new non-profit "wing" of ChiknEGG Productions. Everything will look and feel the same, and ChiknEGG Productions will still be promoting and involved with the market's operations as we move forward!

We are currently accepting vendor applications for the following RVAgriculture farmers market and events:

  • Manakin Winter Market 2014/15 
    Click HERE to apply now!  

    (Existing RVAgriculture vendors - use this link to log into your account)

    Visit a list of RVAgriculture's vendors by clicking HERE.  If you click on the +/- sign, all the vendor info displays with click through links.  

    Looking for a specific product? Click here to find who has it!

    Find your favorite Manakin Vendors
    on our Interactive Market Map!
    My Manakin Market is located at 68 Broad Street Road in Manakin-Sabot, just 5 minutes west of downtown Short Pump. For a Google Map, Click Here.  Check out My Manakin Market's Interactive Market Map!    Check out a video of My Manakin Market HERE.  We are located at 68 Broad Street Road in Manakin-Sabot, just 5 minutes west of downtown Short Pump. My Manakin Market is open every Saturday from 9am-1pm, May-October. For more information and a Google Map, click HERE

    Find out what's up under the ChiknEGG's wing by checking out our Calendar!
    We love Virginia Grown Products at ChiknEGG's My Manakin Market!
    ChiknEGG is a proud Member of the Retail Merchants Association
    ChikneGG is a proud member of the Farmers Market Coalition

    CLICK to view Volunteer Opportunities - VolunteerSpot

    VOLUNTEERS WANTED!  RVAgriculture is seeking ambitious, energetic fun-loving people to volunteer with us during the 2015 market season.  To sign up as a volunteer, please click on the VolunteerSpot logo above, or download the Job Description and Volunteer Application located at the bottom of this page.  Click HERE for a Volunteer poster to display and share!

    SEEKING MUSICIANS & PERFORMERS!  Are you a MUSICIAN or PERFORMER interested in performing at My Manakin Market? Please contact Robyn Bridgman to schedule your gig. Download our Performer Rules HERE.

    My Manakin Market gladly accepts SNAP/EBT (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).  SNAP can be used for foods for you and your household to eat, such as: breads and cereals; fruits and vegetables; meats, fish and poultry; and dairy products.  With our SNAP It Up™ program, SNAP/EBT customers can swipe their cards and receive DOUBLE DOLLARS! The money comes from generous donations from companies, organizations and people like YOU!  If you would like to contribute to this special fund right now, click on the Donate button below.  Or, you may contact ChiknEGG for additional details.  For information on applying for SNAP benefits, call 1-800-221-5689.                       
    We are excited to announce our new Gleaning Program this year!  Our good friends at the Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services will be picking up food products that vendors may end up discarding at the end of each market day.  In addition, customers will have the opportunity to purchase products for the GFCFS's Food Pantry for donation to needy families.  If customers have other items that they would like to contribute to the GFCFS's Food Pantry, click on the preceding link and view a list of needed items.  We will be collecting these items weekly at the RVAgriculture booth.

    RVAgriculture's farmers market is managed by a non-profit corporation, RVAgiculture, Inc,, RVAgriculture is the non-profit "wing" of ChiknEGG Productions, LLC. Lisa Dearden is the Executive Director of RVAgriculture and is also the Market Manager.

    We have a huge assortment of local foods from farmers all over Central Virginia this year.   You'll find LOTS of fresh seasonal produce, fresh and dried herbs, berries, pastured poultry, lamb, beef, pork, sausages, seafood, baked goods, cheeselocal wines, honey, candy, artisan crafts, soaps, fiber products, perennials & shrubs, and MORE! COME HUNGRY - we will have HOT, ready to eat prepared foods.  Come grab some food and sit a spell under the shade while you chow down in-between shopping spurts!  Over 50 high quality vendors!

    What's Cooking at the Market?
    The Local Agrarian
    Click Here to find out what The Local Agrarian will be cookin' up for special Chef's Demos at the market this season!  Included in the posts are recipes and a list of the vendors who supplied the food for the demo.  Um...smells so good!  Look for other Chef's Demos throughout the season, too!

    Kids - join our  Club Sprouts for children ages 4-11.  Children will receive a Club Sprouts Card to fill-out during the  Market Season. The card will encourage kids to try new foods at the market, and will provide them with educational activities to complete during the week.  They will get regular rewards for participating in Club Sprouts and will receive a special reward at the end of the season.

    Join Our Club Sprouts!
    Our Marketeers Club features children ages 6-16, who can sign up to be vendors at the market so they can sell what they have grown or made themselves on one of our monthly Marketeers Club dates.  Download the Rules for Participation HERE.

    For more information about either Club Sprouts or our Marketeers Club, contact Theresa Burks, our Special Events Coordinator by email or phone: 757-694-5211.

    Please call us if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to seeing you all at the market!

    Market Manager:
    Cell:  804 314-9141
    Business Address:  P.O. Box 4, Sandy Hook VA 23153
    Market Address:  68 Broad Street Road, Manakin-Sabot, VA  23103 

    Assistant Market Manager 
    Erin Matthews
    Cell:  804-441-0020

    Office Manager:
    Theresa Burks

    Cell:  757-694-5211

    Volunteer Coordinator:
    Jacquie Ableman

    Cell:  804-240-5931
    JOIN US!

    My Manakin Market
    is located behind Essex Bank, just five minutes west of Short Pump at 68 Broad Street in Manakin-Sabot. Open for the 2013 Season Saturdays, 9:00am - 1:00pm, May through October.

    View RVAgriculture's My Manakin Market in a larger map

    Apply for any of RVAgriculture's special events or our farmers market for the 2015 Season using our Online Application!  

    Please email us for assistance if you cannot apply online.  Click here to view My Manakin Market's Rules & Regs.  
    Contact our Volunteer Coordinator




    Season Sponsors:
    The Experts in Rural Finance


    Our Big Green Egg Sponsor:
    Outdoor Kitchen Creations

    Club Sprouts Sponsors:



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