072221 Route One Farmers Market

A young farmers market shopper sorts through a crate of fresh peaches at Route One's weekly market in Vandenberg Village.

Route One Farmers Market in Lompoc will join markets across America for one day in August to celebrate National Farmers Market Week, showcasing the value that markets bring to local communities.

“We have all been through so much together in the two years since we opened, so we are delighted to join this national celebration to highlight the integral work and services provided by farmers markets all over the country,” said Route One market manager Shelby Wild.

Route One's special event will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 1, and will feature food trucks, family-fun activities and live music performed from 12 to 2 p.m. by local singer/songwriter Emily Wryn.

In addition to activities such as kid-friendly yoga led by an instructor on the adjacent lawn area, 14 produce vendors and craft vendors will be on-site, including Biker Spice, TJM Handcrafted Wood and Juan the Sharpener.

Food truck Cisco Kid will offer up a colorful taco menu and vendor Julia’s Juices will have vegan soup and homemade crackers available for purchase.

Market guests are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating to enjoy food and live music.

The Route One Farmers Market is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays in the parking lot of the Community Services District office, at 3745 Constellation Road in Vandenberg Village.

Both EBT and Market Match are accepted forms of payment.

Lisa André covers lifestyles and local news for Santa Ynez Valley News and Lompoc Record. 

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