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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Market Roundup: Aug. 11-17

A taste of what will be at area farmers markets this week:


At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Clear Spring Creamery: butter ($6 per half pound).

Toigo Orchards: canary melons ($3 per pound).

Black Rock Orchard: Rambo pie apples.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Keswick Creamery: pimento spread ($8 per half pound).

Pleasant Pops: blackberry mint cream popsicles ($2.50 each).

The Red Zebra: meatball calzone with mozzarella and tomato sauce.

Bigg Riggs Farm: striped zucchini ($2.50 per pound).

Blueberry Hill: shallots ($5 per pint).
Clear Spring Creamery: butter ($6 per half pound), peach yogurt. smoothie ($2.50 per half pint, $4 per pint and $7 per quart).

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: seedless watermelon ($6 each, $10 for two), flavor-burst cantaloupe ($2.75 each, $5 for two) and sweet bell peppers ($2.59 per pound).

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Koiner Farm: figs.

Sligo Creek Farm: long beans.

Evensong Farm: fennel, tomatillos and smoked chicken.

Spiral Path Farm: organic cantaloupes.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: seedless watermelon and sweet bell peppers.

Mock’s Greenhouse: peach tomatoes.

Firefly Farm: Mountain Top bleu cheese.

Groff’s Content: beef sausage.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Quaker Valley Orchards:sugar cube melons, grapes and sweet corn.

Richfield Farm: Lambkin melons.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

Atwater’s Bakery: zucchini bread.

Pleitez Produce: black-eyed peas.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Whisked!: nectarine cobbler, tomato tarts, zucchini and bacon quiche and basil pesto bread.

Kuhn Orchards: Queen Rosa plums, apples, including Ginger Gold, Rambo and Tydeman’s Early; melons, including butterscotch, honeydew and sweet beauty watermelons.

Panorama Bakery: madeleines.

At Saturday’s Mount Pleasant Farmers Market:

V Picnic Club: peach cobbler, peach couscous salad and goi cuon, a Vietnamese summer roll stuffed with local carrots and cucumbers, herbs and tofu.

Quaker Valley Orchards: peach jam, sugar cube cantaloupes, ground cherries and corn.

Pleasant Pops: peach hibiscus frozen pops.

Earth Spring Farm: Asian cucumbers.

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market,

Panorama Bakery: madeleines.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Elk Run Vineyards: Liberty Tavern chardonnay and merlot as well as cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, pinot gris and Gewurztraminer. 

Smith Meadows: lamb and cold soups including gazpacho, tarragon and summer squash and tarragon and cucumber mint. ($6 per 16-ounce tub)

Black Rock Orchard: apples, including Ginger Gold, Rambo and Paula red, yellow and white peaches, yellow and white nectarines and beefsteak tomatoes.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Quaker Valley Orchards: grapes.

Next Step Produce and Country Pleasures Farm: figs.

Tree and Leaf Farm: little gem head lettuce.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Bigg Riggs Farm: baby squash, striped zucchini and cherry tomatoes.

OberGood Artisan Goat Cheese: vegetable ash cheese. 

Kuhn Orchards: grapes.

At Wednesday’s FreshFarm Market in Foggy Bottom:

Blueberry Hill: green beans and sweet peppers.

Quaker Valley Orchards: seedless yellow watermelon.

Atwater’s Bakery: plum almond muffins and cinnamon-raisin walnut bread.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Garner’s Produce: tomatoes and tomatillos.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: yellow doughnut peaches.

Evensong Farm: sorrel and lime basil.


At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, chef Pedro Matamoros of 8407 Kitchen Bar will demonstrate how to make his cherry tomato-Parmesan sauce.

See our updated list of local farmers markets and our 2011 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

By Timothy R. Smith  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Categories:  Markets This Week, All We Can Eat | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith, markets

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