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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Farmers market roundup: Aug. 16-Aug. 22

Local grapes are not just for wine. Several varieties will be available this week at Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market, Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market, Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market, Wednesday’s Farmers Market at Maryland and Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market.

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At today’s Ballston FreshFarm Market:

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Farms at Ellis Bay: potted herbs, including Italian basil, sage and oregano.

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: bison kielbasa.

Mickley’s Orchard: string beans; red raspberries; lettuce; seedless watermelon.


At today’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

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Evensong Farm: lemon basil; Sungold tomatoes.

Mountain View Farm: certified organic cipollini onions and green beans.

Toigo Orchards: peaches; Ginger Gold apples.


At today’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

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Bigg Riggs Farm: okra; eggplant; squash.

Coulter Farms: cheeseburgers.

Soupergirl: creamy Mediterranean zucchini soup.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: Cresthaven, freestone, Sugar Giant and white peaches.

Toigo Orchards: corn; watermelon; cantaloupe; nectarines.


At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

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Five Seeds Farm & Apiary: yardlong beans; beets (organic).


At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

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Atwater’s Bakery: almond plum muffins.

Evensong Farm: shiso leaves; Armenian cucumbers.

Farm at Our House: marjoram.

Garden Path Farms: whole rabbit.

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: bison dog biscuits.

North Mountain Pastures: Lincolnshire sausage.

Quaker Valley Orchards: Himrod and Candice grapes.

Spiral Path Farm: baby orange peppers


At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

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Dolcezza: Thai basil jalapeno; lemon ricotta cardamom; white peach.

McCleaf’s Orchard: yellow peaches; seedless grapes; pluots.

Mountain View Farm: hot peppers; green beans; lacto-fermented salsa; curtido; ruby kraut; dill pickles.

Pecan Meadow Farm: grass-fed lamb; goat; duck; guinea fowl; chicken; rabbit; eggs; beef.

Plantmasters: potted herb gardens; dog biscuits; free-range eggs.

Takoma Mushrooms: shiitake and oyster mushrooms.

Truck Patch Farms: heirloom tomatoes (Great White, German Striped, Cherokee Purple, Watermelon Beefsteak, Valencia, German Pink, Black Krim, Amana Orange, Green Zebra, Pruden’s Purple, Brandywine); lemon basil.


At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

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Richfield Farm: watermelon; summer squash; potatoes.

Blueberry Hill: yellow crookneck squash; figs.

Quaker Valley Orchards: Himrod and Candice grapes; yellow raspberries; Ginger Gold apples.


At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

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Atwater’s Bakery: almond plum and blackberry coffeecake muffins.

Pleitez Produce: butternut squash; sweet potatoes.

Spiral Path Farm: red and yellow onions; peppers.


At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

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Atwater’s Bakery: breads; muffins; scones; cookies; granola; teacakes.

Blue Ridge Botanicals: herb plants (Vietnamese coriander, Mexican oregano, French tarragon, English thyme, Italian basil, French sorrel).

Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Co.: chevre; ricotta; soft ripened cheeses (Monocacy Crottin, Monocacy Silver, Monocacy Ash, Monocacy Chipotle and Monocacy Gold).

Glenville Hollow Farms: tomatoes; hot peppers; butternut squash.

Musachio Produce Farm: corn.

Smith Meadows Farm: pesto.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: Sun Crest and Cresthaven freestone peaches; Zephyr white nectarines; early apples; field tomatoes; potatoes; onions; garlic; carrots; field and greenhouse cucumbers; lettuce; arugula.

Waterpenny Farm: melons.

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Twin Springs Fruit Farm: blueberries.


At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

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Black Rock Orchard: Satsuma and Damson plums.

Dolcezza: oxblood plum sorbetto.

Gardener’s Gourmet: Bull’s Blood beet greens.

Next Step Produce: watermelons; lemongrass; bitter melon; figs.

Quaker Valley Orchards: yellow raspberries.

Toigo Orchards: Satsuma and Damson plums; peaches.


At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

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Dolcezza: Thai basil jalapeno; lemon ricotta cardamom; white peach.

Silly Kids Creamery at Keswick Creamery: goat cheese Camembert; two-week-aged Crottin; fresh Valencay with vegetable ash coating.

Reid’s Orchard and Winery: Sun Haven yellow and Snow Giant white peaches; yellow nectarines; Mars, Interlaken and Candice grapes; Paula Red and Gala apples.

Truck Patch Farms: heirloom tomatoes (Great White, German Striped, Cherokee Purple, Watermelon Beefsteak, Valencia, German Pink, Black Krim, Amana Orange, Green Zebra, Pruden’s Purple, Brandywine); lemon basil.


At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

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Barajas Produce: onions; sweet corn; cantaloupe.

Bigg Riggs Farm: Gala and Rambo apples; beefsteak tomatoes; eggplant; okra; squash.

Farm at Sunnyside: sweet bell peppers; hot peppers; heirloom tomatoes; blackberries. Certified organic.

Kuhn Orchards: yellow and white peaches; white nectarines; Ginger Gold apples; watermelon.

Rockahock Farm: spicy cheese straws; fig jam.

Shells Yes!: Maryland crab cakes.


At Wednesday’s Farmers Market at Maryland:

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Country Vittles from Critter Hill Farm: assorted goat meat chops; whole chicken; ground turkey; turkey parts.

Lydia’s Fields at Wheatland: figs; baby arugula; kale; mixed lettuce.

McCleaf’s Orchard: pluots; honeycrisp apples; seedless grapes; Pink Pearl heirloom apples.

Valencia Produce: kale; mixed lettuce.


At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:

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Atwater’s Bakery: zucchini walnut cake.

Barajas Produce: habanero peppers.

Blueberry Hill: yellow crookneck squash; padron peppers; figs.

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: bison osso buco.

Pleasant Pops: peach hibiscus.

Quaker Valley Orchards: Himrod seedless green grapes.


SPECIAL EVENTS

At today’s FreshFarm Market by the White House, free popsicles from Pleasant Pops.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, DC State Fair “tastiest tomato” contest, 10 a.m.-noon.

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market, watermelon gazpacho with feta demo by Tony Avirgan of Sunnyside Gourmet, 10:30 a.m.

See our farmers market interactive map and list of Community-Supported Agriculture farms.

Search for seasonal recipes in our Recipe Finder.

If you have a new market or see information that needs to be corrected in our farmers market listings, e-mail krystalr@washpost.com.

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Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

 
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