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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Farmers market roundup: July 12-18

Break out the stain remover and bibs. Watermelons will be available at many markets this week, including Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market, Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda, Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market, Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City, Wednesday’s Farmers Market at Maryland and Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market.

Check out our Special Events section below to find listings for several cooking demos where you can learn how to make watermelon gazpacho.

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Among the other items you can pick up:

At Thursday’s Ballston FreshFarm Market:

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Mickley’s Orchard: nectarines; peaches.

Radix Farm: heirloom tomatoes; garlic.

Westmoreland Berry Farm: fruit pies.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Bigg Riggs Farm: eggplant; cucumbers.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: yellow plums.

Toigo Orchards: Early Gold and Methley plums; white peaches.


At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

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Black Rock Orchard: apricots; white nectarines.

Garner’s Produce: three varieties of watermelon.

Mountain View Farm: certified organic plums.

Red Apron Butchery: bacon bangers (spiced breakfast sausage with bacon grounds).


At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

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Dolcezza: blackberries and cream.

Kuhn Orchards: Saturn (Donut) peaches; Methley, Golden and Shiro plums; artichokes; French Filet beans; strawberries.

McCleaf’s Orchard: apricots; Saturn peaches; blackberries; blueberries; okra; Japanese eggplant.

Garner’s Produce: muskmelons; red and yellow watermelons; cantaloupe; heirloom tomatoes.

Panorama Bakery: garlic Parmesan baguette; kalamata olive baguette.

Takoma Mushrooms: oyster mushrooms.

Truck Patch Farms: Costata Romanesco zucchini; zephyr summer squash; arugula.

Whisked!: Key lime pie; corn, roasted purple pepper and feta savory tart.


At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

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Chesley Farms: potatoes; onions.

Country Vittles from Critter Hill Farm: chuck, shoulder and sirloin tip roasts.

Dragonfly Farms: collards.

Five Seeds Farm and Apiary: okra.

Urban Honey (new vendor): honey.

Whipple Farms: eggplant.


At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

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Evergrain Bread Co.: blueberry muffins.

Knouse Fruitlands: apricots.

Pleitez Produce: watermelon; sweet corn; carrots.

Spiral Path Farm: organic lettuce and tomatoes.


At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

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Baklava Couture: fig-champagne walnut baklava.

Quaker Valley Orchards: yellow nectarines.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: yellow plums.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: Sentry peaches.


At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

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Blueberry Hill: potatoes; basil; onions.

Full Cellar Farm: tomatoes; garlic.

Quaker Valley Orchards: corn; white nectarines; currants.

Richfield Farm: melons; corn.


At Saturday’s Ward 8 Farmers Market:

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Sweet Potato Fix: cake pops.

Terrapin Station Herb Farm: yellow nectarines; garlic.


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

Plum Good Food (new vendor): sauces; herbs; teas.

McLeaf’s Orchard: honey; arugula.


At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

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Dolcezza: blackberries and cream.

Reid’s Orchard and Winery: Saturn peaches; Methley, Golden and Shiro Plums; gooseberries; nectarines.

McCleaf’s Orchard: apricots; Saturn peaches; blackberries; blueberries; okra; Japanese eggplant.

Garner’s Produce: muskmelons; red and yellow watermelons; cantaloupe; heirloom tomatoes.

Panorama Bakery: garlic Parmesan baguette; kalamata olive baguette.

North Mountain Pastures: bacon; Boudin sausages.

Truck Patch Farms: Costata Romanesco zucchini; zephyr summer squash; arugula.

Whisked!: Key lime pie; corn, roasted purple pepper and feta savory tart.


At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

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Eco-friendly Foods: three cheese and parsley, beerbraut and black cherry sausages.

Next Step Produce: Black Mission figs and light-green figs.

The Farm at Sunnyside: bicolor corn; peppers; peaches.


At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

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Black Rock Orchard: white peaches.

Blue Ridge Botanicals: pots of Genovese basil and tomato plants.

Calvert’s Gift Farm: organic salad greens.

Clear Spring Creamery: butter.

Glenville Hollow Farms: corn; green beans.

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: bison burgers; Italian sausages; steaks.

Smith Meadows: Thai basil pasta; lemon verbena pasta.

Toigo Orchards: peaches.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: peaches; three varieties of plums; white peaches; white nectarines; blackberries; blueberries; red raspberries.


At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Barajas Produce: watermelon.

The Farm at Sunnyside: organic sweet corn.

Kuhn Orchards: white peaches; Saturn peaches; Shiro plums.

Salsa Las Glorias: pico de gallo.


At Wednesday’s Farmers Market at Maryland:

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Country Vittles from Critter Hill Farm: chuck, shoulder and sirloin tip roasts.

McCleaf’s Orchard: apricots; blackberries; nectarines (yellow, white); peaches (yellow, white, Saturn); plums.

Valencia Produce: cantaloupe; watermelon.

Whipple Farms: heirloom field tomatoes; eggplant.


At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:

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Barajas Produce: watermelon; squash; peppers; green beans; eggplant; candy onions.

Blueberry Hill: cucumbers; garlic; salad greens; tomatoes.

Quaker Valley Orchards: gooseberries; white peaches.

Soupergirl: corn soup and croutons.


SPECIAL EVENTS

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House, tomato basil bruschetta demo by food educator Melissa Jones, noon-1 p.m.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, watermelon and tomato gazpacho demo by Orlando Amaro of Station 4, 4 p.m.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, smoothie demo by health coach Colleen DiPietro, 10 a.m.-noon.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda, watermelon gazpacho demo by James Gee of Jaleo, 11 a.m.-noon.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, roasted corn, Parmesan and basil fritters demo by Pedro Matamoros of 8407 Kitchen Bar, 11 a.m.-noon.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market, sweet corn griddle cakes demo by Wes Morton of Art and Soul, 10 a.m.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market, demo of watermelon gazpacho by Tony Avirgan of Sunnyside Gourmet, 10 a.m.-noon.

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  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/12/2012

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

 
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