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All We Can Eat
Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Market Roundup: Aug. 18-24

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

T HIS JUST IN

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

The Farm at Sunnyside: organic corn.

Toigo Orchards:beefsteak tomatoes.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: seedless watermelon ($5 each) and hot peppers ($4 per quart).

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: tri-tip roast ($14.99 per pound).

Bigg Riggs Farm: jalapenos ($4 per pint).

Blueberry Hill: raspberries ($5 per half-pint).

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Mock’s Greenhouse:green beans.

Quaker Valley Orchards: Zestar apples ($2.75 per pound).

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: watermelon ($5 each).

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: tri-tip roast ($14.99 per pound).

Spring Gap Mountain Creamery: Shenandoah sunrise aged cheddar cheese.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Richfield Farm: lima beans.

Quaker Valley Orchards: Zestar apples and plums.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

Boordy Vineyards: Maryland-grown wines, including samples.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Whisked!: roasted garlic, tomato and three-cheese tart again next week; corn, cheddar and cherry tomato quiche;vanilla bean peach pies.

Pecan Meadow Farm: granola, rhubarb dream bars, oatmeal whoopie pies, rabbit, lamb and beef.

Kuhn Orchards: Duarte plums and grapes.

Truck Patch Farms: Beef, including T-bones, rib-eye, sirloin, porterhouse, boneless chuck roasts, stew meat, liver, ground beef and two kinds of beef jerky, 15 kinds of heirloom and cherry tomatoes including Siberian, Valencian, great white, isis candy and sweet millionaire apples.

North Mountain Pastures: dill pickles, beet kimchi, pickled shredded beets, spicy green beans, lonzino and prosciutto.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace,

Dragonfly Farms: seedless grapes, blue potatoes, white potatoes, red and yellow onions, tomatoes and okra.

Pleasant Pops: summer peach, watermelon mint, watermelon cantaloupe and hibiscus pops.

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market,

Truck Patch Farms: beef, including T-bones, rib-eye, sirloin, porterhouse, boneless chuck roasts, stew meat, liver, ground beef and two kinds of beef jerky, 15 kinds of heirloom and cherry tomatoes including Siberian, Valencian, great white, isis candy and sweet millionaire.

North Mountain Pastures: dill pickles, beet kimchi, pickled shredded beets, spicy green beans, lonzino and prosciutto.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: Zestar apples, peaches and tomatoes.

Stone Hearth Bakery: gluten-free rolls.

Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Co.: chevre.

Potomac Vegetable Farms: tomatoes.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Quaker Valley Orchards: Zestar apples ($2.75 per pound).

Next Step Produce: yellow plum tomatoes.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Richfield Farm: striped cavern tomatoes ($3.50 per pound).

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: bison marrow bone ($3 each), tri-tip roast ($14.99 per pound).

Coulter Farms: petite tender steaks ($8.99 per pound).

Bigg Riggs Farm: cucumbers ($2.50 per pound) and Italian eggplant ($2.50 per pound).

Kuhn Orchards: shallots ($7.95 per pound) and hot peppers ($3.99 per pound).

Barajas Produce: chipilin ($2.50 per bunch).

Atwater’s Bakery: peach pie; plum almond and berry bran muffins.

At Wednesday’s FreshFarm Market in Foggy Bottom:

Atwater’s Bakery: shortbread cookies.

Blueberry Hill: heirloom tomatoes.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Garner’s Produce: lima beans and bell peppers.

Three Springs Fruit Farms and Blades Orchards: apples.

SPECIAL EVENTS

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda, Terri Cutrino of Jaleo Bethesda will perform a chef demonstration at 10:30 a.m.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle, Billy Klein of Cafe Saint-Ex will perform a chef demonstration.

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 smitht@washpost.com.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  11:59 PM ET, 08/17/2011

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

 
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