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All We Can Eat
Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Market Roundup: Aug. 4-10

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

T HIS JUST IN

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Anchor Nursery: Sicilian eggplants ($1.50 per pound).

Dolcezza: white nectarine sorbet ($6 per half-pint).

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Soupergirl: salsa fresca, black bean salad with roasted cherry tomatoes and a quinoa veggie soup. 

Pleasant Pops: watermelon cantaloupe pops and peach mint ice tea pops.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Quaker Valley Orchards: cherry tomatoes and sweet corn.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: okra and apricots.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: squash blossoms.

Mock’s Greenhouse: field cucumbers and green beans.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Quaker Valley Orchards: donut peaches, goldflower watermelons and sun jewel Asian melons.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

Praline Bakery and Bistro: cinnamon rolls and apricot danish.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Truck Patch Farms: heirloom tomatoes including great white, brandywine, black krim, Cherokee purple, striped German, Aunt Ruby green and Amana orange, varieties of peppers including, jalapenos, cherry bombs and serrano and purple bell peppers.

Garner’s Produce: shelled and unshelled lima beans.

Whisked!: peach pound cake, blueberry cobbler, peach pie, caramelized onion and goat cheese tart.

Kuhn Orchards: freestone peaches, Zestar apples, blue Italian plums for baking, bitter melons, artichokes and pineapple melons.

North Mountain Pastures: beet kimchi, shredded pickled beets and dill pickle spears.

Mountain View Farm: french fingerling potatoes, okra and crimson sweet melons.

At Saturday’s Mount Pleasant Farmers Market:

Pleasant Pops: blackberry and cream and blackberry basil cream pops.

Truck Patch Farms: heirloom tomatoes including black krim and Aunt Ruby Green, okra and serrano peppers.

Quaker Valley Orchards: Ginger Gold apples, doughnut peaches and yellow seedless watermelons.

Reid’s Orchard and Winery: Zestar, Rambo and Paula Red apples.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Clear Spring Creamery: butter, cream, nonfat milk, peach yogurt smoothies.  

Black Rock Orchard: ginger gold apples, Rambo and Paula Red apples, yellow and white peaches, yellow and white nectarines and beefsteak tomatoes.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm:Vivaldi potatoes, freestone peaches, blackberries, red raspberries, blueberries and canary melons.

The Smith Meadows Farm Food Truck: hamburgers, half-smokes, breakfast sandwiches, sausage empanadas, curry beef empanadas, spinach empanadas, crispy baked sausage and vegetable rolls and hand brewed herbal tea.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Country Pleasures Farm: figs.

Quaker Valley Orchards: melons.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Barajas Produce: sweet bell peppers, cantaloupe and watermelon.

Kuhn Orchards: Italian blue plums and blueberries.

At Wednesday’s FreshFarm Market in Foggy Bottom:

Pleasant Pops: watermelon cantaloupe pops and peach mint ice tea.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Soupergirl: salsa fresca, black bean salad with roasted cherry tomatoes and a quinoa veggie soup.

Garner’s Produce: tomatillos and lima beans.

Evensong Farm: varieties of herbs including basil, sorrel and stevia.

SPECIAL EVENTS

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle: Summer Whitford, the Food and Wine Diva, will give a chef demonstration from 11 a.m. to noon.

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, 08/03/2011

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

 
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