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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Farmers market roundup: Aug. 2-8

Banish the thought of wan, soggy green beans. This week, area farmers markets will have a variety of fresh, snappy specimens. You can find them at today’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market, Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market, Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle and Wednesday’s Farmers Market at Maryland. For details on these and other markets, check out the map below.

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Also cropping up this week:

At today’s Ballston FreshFarm Market:

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Fresh Crunch Pickles: okra; carrots.

Garden Path Farms: jalapeno pork sausage.

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: jalapeno cheese dogs.

Mickley’s Orchard: sweet potatoes; Roma tomatoes.

Pleitez Produce: cayenne, jalapeno and habanero peppers.

Radix Farm: Swiss chard.

At today’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

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Bigg Riggs Farm: green bell peppers; okra.

Pleasant Pops: pineapple basil.

Praline Bakery: chocolate pound cake.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: Satsuma plums.

Three Little Pigs: peach soda.


At today’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

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Anchor Nursery: wax beans.

Black Rock Orchard: Satsuma plums; red-skinned freestone peaches.

Clear Spring Creamery: blueberry yogurt smoothies.

Endless Summer Harvest: Asian blend lettuce mix.

Garner’s Produce: yellow Roma tomatoes; melons.

Mountain View Farm: sweet frying peppers.

Toigo Orchards: bicolor Mirai corn.


At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

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Dolcezza: pineapple mint gelato.

Garner’s Produce: canary melons; heirloom, cherry and Roma tomatoes.

Kuhn Orchards: Queen Rosa plums; Sansa apples; watermelon; cantaloupe; yellow Bounty peaches.

McCleaf’s Orchard: Star Gala and Sansa apples; green beans; tomatillos; shallots.

Pecan Meadow Farm: beef (steaks, sausages, patties, roasts); chocolate whoopie pies; chocolate chip cookies; energy bars.

Whisked: mixed berry pie; corn and feta quiche.

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McCleaf’s Orchard: blueberries.


At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

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Chesley Farms: Ginger Gold apples; heirloom tomatoes.

Country Vittles from Critter Hill Farm: chicken.

Pleitez Produce: acorn and butternut squash; sweet potatoes.

Wisteria Garden: tomatoes.


At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

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Garden Path Farms: sugarless sausage.

Pleitez Produce: cayenne, jalapeno and habanero peppers.

Spiral Path Farm: organic cantaloupe; heirloom tomatoes.


At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

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Many Rocks: duck eggs.

Mock’s Greenhouse: wax beans.

Quaker Valley Orchards: Israeli melons.

Spiral Path Farm: organic cantaloupe.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: Satsuma plums.


At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

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Atwater’s Bakery: chocolate chip hazelnut scones.

Full Cellar Farm: heirloom tomatoes; purple string beans.

Garden Path Farms: sugarless sausage.

Quaker Valley Orchards: seedless watermelon.

Richfield Farm: honeyloupes; yellow watermelon.


At Saturday’s Ward 8 Farmers Market at St. Elizabeths:

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ABCH: aloe juice with organic flavors.

McLeaf’s Orchard: four kinds of apples; honey.


At Saturday’s Ward 8 Farmers Market at THEARC:

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Community Garden at THEARC: eggs.

Terrapin Station Herb Farm: Ginger Gold apples.


At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

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Dolcezza: pineapple mint gelato.

Garner’s Produce: canary melons; heirloom, cherry and Roma tomatoes.

Silly Kids Creamery at Keswick Creamery: eight varieties of goat cheese.

Reid’s Orchard and Winery: heirloom tomatoes; plums; red raspberries; yellow donut peaches.

Whisked: mixed berry pie; corn and feta quiche.


At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

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Country Pleasures: blueberry scones.

Farm at Sunnyside: blackberries; Purple Calabash heirloom tomatoes.

New Morning Farm: red raspberries; Jade green beans. 

Next Step Produce: yellow, orange and red-fleshed watermelon; sweet potato greens.

Soupergirl: peach gazpacho.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: Satsuma plums.


At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

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Elk Run Vineyards: Maryland wines.

Flower of the Forest Farm: eggs.

Glenville Hollow Farms: summer squash; corn.

Musachio Produce Farm: watermelon; corn.

Potomac Vegetable Farms: peppers; eggplant; cucumbers; squash.

Toigo Orchards: peaches; nectarines; tomatoes.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: peaches; plums; nectarines; red raspberries; blueberries; blackberries.

Waterpenny Farm: heirloom and hybrid tomatoes.


At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

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Bigg Riggs Farm: okra.

Coulter Farms: organic beef.

Farm at Sunnyside: heirloom tomatoes.

Kuhn Orchards: baby artichokes; white peaches; watermelon.

Toigo Orchards: Mirai corn.


At Wednesday’s Farmers Market at Maryland:

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McCleaf’s Orchard: three varieties of apples (Ginger Gold, Zestar and Star Gala); watermelon; cantaloupe; cipollini onions; green beans; shallots; tomatillos.

Valencia Produce: Sunburst squash.

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Valencia Produce: blueberries.


At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:

Atwater’s Bakery: lemon pound cake bites.

Barajas Produce: sweet corn.

Blueberry Hill: Ginger Gold apples.

Pleasant Pops: watermelon mint.

Quaker Valley Orchards: cantaloupe.


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.

By  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2012

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

 
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