Wholesale

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Our Wholesale warehouse operates year round!

 

  • The wholesale market distributes local produce to grocery store chains.  Cooling, grading, and packing add value to our locally grown fruits and vegetables.
  • Hydro coolers, forced-air coolers, and ice machines keep produce fresh and ready for transport.
  • The Southwest VA Farmers Market is GAP certified and assists farmers/producers with GAP and Food Safety Issues.
  • The Southwest VA Farmers Market has held and will hold future classes for Tow Motor Training and certification.

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Wholesale Building (Side/Gate Entrance View)

 

 

 

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Dock side (To the Right Side of the Wholesale Building facing the entrance)

The dock entrance is convenient for large trucks and tractor-trailers whether they are dropping off or picking up!

 

 

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Loads of fresh broccoli and other produce can be graded, packed, and cooled on-site before being transported to a supermarket or other chain store.

Cooling is the key to freshness!

 

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Grading, Packing, and Cooling Area

 

  Hydro-Cooling
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The Market has Hydro-Coolers for use on Corn in the harvest season. Corn is brought from the farm by producers and taken through the hydro-cooler to take our the field heat.

 

Click here for more information on Hydro-cooling