Lakeside Farmers’ Market owners and founders Sharon and Peter Francisco. (Photo by Ashlee Korlach for the Henrico Citizen)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Peter and Sharon Francisco have been married and lived in Lakeside for more than 40 years, but this year they’re celebrating another type of milestone: the 10th year of business for the Lakeside Farmers’ Market, which they own and operate.

On a hot and humid ‘Lakeside Day’ morning, with bubbles floating through the air and a water wheel tinkling in the background, they recounted the story of the farmers’ market and how they’ve tried to make a difference in the community.

The market began in late April 2008 and was open only on Saturdays. Now, it has grown to…