Archives: Karen Atkinson

Local police officer will bike across Virginia to support farmers’ markets

And he hopes to raise $10,000 while doing it.

South of the James Market returns this Saturday

South of the James Market kicks off its sixth year on Saturday with over 100 vendors.

RVA small businesses get TILTED

RVA small business owners will gather later this month to talk shop…just don’t call it a conference.

GrowRVA conducts farm visits to ensure quality of South of the James market

After requiring vendors at the farmers market sell only their own products, market organizers are visiting farms to ensure the crops vendors sell are their own.

Midnight Monster Food Truck Court Rally postponed

The Saturday late night event has been cancelled. However, preparations are being made for it to occur this fall.

The next chapter for Karen Atkinson, founder of the South of the James market

Five years ago, Karen Atkinson organized and managed the first South of the James farmers’ market in Forest Hill. It has since grown exponentially. How deep are her connections to the city, and what’s her next plan for Richmond?