Friday Farmer's Market at Tackett's Mill in Lake Ridge Virginia

Real Estate Agent with EXIT Realty Associates

UDPATED 22 MAY 2014:  Smart Markets Tackett's Mill CANCELS opening at Lake Ridge location.

Smart Markets Farmers Market opens for business in Tackett's Mill in Lake Ridge, has decided to not open the Lake Ridge location this year.  Click their Facebook link below to read full post.

Tackett's Mill Smart Markets Farmers Market

WHEN:  Each Friday from 3-7 p.m. 
WHERE:  Tackett’s Mill Shopping Center 
              2228 Tacketts Mill Drive 
              Woodbridge, VA 22192 

Smart Markets, Inc. is a unique concept in Farmer's Markets -- providing Northern Virginia with guaranteed "producer-only" markets where residents can purchase locally grown/raised fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, hand crafted breads, cheeses, salsa and sausage.

Other locations for the Smart Markets include Manassas Park, Reston, Lorton, Chantilly, Oakton, Springfield, Bristow and McLean.  Check the Smart Markets website for dates and times of these markets.

Smart Markets, Inc. was founded in 2008 by Jean Janssen.  She is a long-time Fairfax County resident and has a lifelong interest in food, nutrition and cooking.

Ms. Janssen writes a blog which has wonderful recipes, food facts, and food preparation tips and can be found on the Smart Markets website at

Vendors must apply and be approved to sell food at the Smart Market.  All vendors must meet Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services guidelines.  Approved Vendors include:

  • Chester Hess’ Farm and Orchard
  • Cisneros’ Farms
  • Georgetown Barkery Dog Treats
  • Gina’s Pacific Jams and Jellies
  • Granted! Artisanal Bakery
  • Gypsy Hill Dry Rubs and Herb Mixes
  • Holly Brook Farm Meats
  • Queen Victoria’s Island Punch
  • Soul Cakes by Tanya
  • Valencia’s Produce
  • Whim Pops

As a resident of Lake Ridge, I look forward to purchasing fresh, local food at our neighborhood Smart Market in Tacketts Mill.

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Tackett's Mill Shopping Center

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Alicia Utz, Realtor, Woodbridge and Lake Ridge Virginia

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Comments (3)

JC Melvin - Commercial & Business Broker
JC Melvin - KW Southwest - Las Vegas, NV
The ONE Thing Workshop Trainer

Looks super yummy... I love going to the farmer's market.

JC in Vegas

May 16, 2014 12:43 AM
Short Sales, Foreclosure & Bank Owned Real Estate

Alicia, great information... I will send it to a friend that live over there! Thank you!

May 16, 2014 04:20 AM
Alicia Utz
EXIT Realty Associates - Lorton, VA
REALTOR & Military Relocation Professional in NOVA

JC - I love farmers markets as well.  I am glad this company is trying to make this a success in our community!


Thanks Emilia for sharing!

May 19, 2014 01:58 AM