A taste of what will be at area farmers markets this week:
At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:
Garner’s Produce: strawberries.
Sand Hill Farm: asparagus; quail eggs.
Soupergirl: West African safari stew; “cream” of asparagus soup.
Toigo Orchards: Persian cucumbers.
At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:
Atwater’s Bakery: orange-poppy seed muffins.
Capitol Kettle Corn: Ethiopian-spiced kettle corn.
Chicano Sol: green garlic.
Evensong Farm: sage; sorrel.
Many Rocks Farm: mulefoot pork; duck eggs.
Mock’s Greenhouse: Brandywine, Cherokee Purple, yellow heirloom and Green Zebra tomatoes; Middle Eastern cucumbers.
North Mountain Pastures: chicken gizzards; pork sausage.
Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: asparagus; ramps.
At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:
Clear Spring Creamery: cheddar cheese.
Gardener’s Gourmet: pea shoots.
Tree and Leaf Farm: green garlic.
At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:
Blue Ridge Botanicals: herb plants.
Calvert’s Gift Farm: spring mix; spinach; sorrel; pea shoots; radishes; onion scallions; garlic scallions; arugula; heirloom tomato and herb plants. All products are certified organic.
Clear Spring Creamery: butter.
Ferry Landing Farm and Apiary: eggs.
Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: bison flank steak; hot dogs; sausages.
Keswick Creamery: aged raw-milk cheeses (cheddar, Vermeer, Wallaby and Lesher); pasteurized fresh quark, whole-milk ricotta, yogurt and chocolate pudding.
Stone Hearth Bakery: breads; cookies; scones; pastries; empanadas.
At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:
Barajas Produce: field greens; potted plants.
Blueberry Hill: green garlic; arugula.
Liberty Delight Farm: smoked bones for dogs; eggs; all cuts of pork and beef.SPECIAL EVENTS
At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, chef Kevin Villalovos of Cure Bar & Bistro will be making black kale and white bean salad, 4 p.m.
At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market, summer season kickoff. Chalk4Peace will be with Art Works Studio School at the community corner, where children will help create a giant sidewalk mural as part of a global peace awareness campaign. The Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library will host a spring poetry reading. Miriam's Kitchen will set up a table to share info.
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We will publish our 2012 farmers market listings later this month. If you have a new market or see information that needs to be corrected in our current listings, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.