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Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Market Roundup: July 21-27

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

THIS JUST IN

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Mountain View Farm: fermented vegetables including spicy cucumber pickles, bread and butter pickles and sauerkraut.

Sandhill Farm: corn, quail eggs and garlic.

Toigo Orchards and Blackrock Orchard: peaches.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Spring Valley Farm & Orchard: purple cauliflower and broccoli ($3.50 per pound).

Blueberry Hill: fingerling potatoes ($6 per pint).

Gunpowder Bison & Trading Co.: rib-eye ($12 per pound).

Fertile Plains Custom Pork: South Carolina-style pulled pork barbecue.

Clear Spring Creamery: blueberry yogurt ($2.50 per 8-ounce tub) and heavy cream ($7 per quart).

Pleasant Pops peach tea mint popsicles ($2.50 each).

Bigg Riggs Farm: cherry pie filling ($8 per jar).

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Sligo Creek Farm: Malabar spinach and tomatillos.

Groff’s Content Farm: chicken.

North Mountain Pastures: saucisson sec and garlic dill pickles.

Boordy Vineyards: chardonnay, pinot grigio, petit cabernet, vidal, chilled apple and jazzberry wines.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Richfield Farm: honeylopes and poblano peppers.

Blueberry Hill: organic garlic ($1 per head).

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

Spring Gap Mountain Creamery: blue cheese and organic cabbage.

Knouse Fruitlands: white nectarines.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Garner’s Produce: Primo red tomatoes (25-pound box

for $20).

McCleaf’s Orchard: sweet corn.

Kuhn Orchards: Saturn peaches, Bellaires, cider, Santa Rosa plums and the last of the apricots.

Whisked!: corn, roasted tomato and cheddar cheese quiche, blueberry and peach ginger pies.

Mountain View Farm: lacto-fermented bread and butter pickles and Cortido Latin American sauerkraut made with cabbage, onions, carrots, lime, oregano and hot peppers.

North Mountain Pastures: dill pickles, slices and spears.

Truck Patch Farms: andouille sausage.

Panorama Bakery: a variety of burger and hot dog rolls.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

Chesley Vegetable Farms: cantaloupes, tomatoes, garlic, nectarines.

Dragonfly Farms: honeydew melons, Korean and Chinese melons, watermelons, salad tomatoes (orange and yellow) and okra.

Fresh Crunch Pickles: pickled cucumbers, okra, green tomatoes, beets and beans.

Ginger Juice: locally grown fruit to make juice .

Licking Creek Bend Farm: Formosa and shiro plums (sweet), bell peppers and three varieties of cherry tomatoes.

At Saturday’s Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market:

Waterview Foods: Peking duck, fresh whole free-range chicken ($4 per pound).

KarenKays Cakes: Key lime cream cheese poundcake, strawberry rhubarb pie , blueberry pie, peach pie.

Toigo Orchards: nectarines, white peaches, yellow peaches and plums.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: peaches, broccoli, salad greens, squash, haricot verts, corn and squash blossoms.

Westmoreland Produce: heirloom tomatoes, beans, okra and six varieties of peppers including hot and sweet and tomatillos.

Heirloom Kitchen: white bean soup with roasted garlic and Swiss chard, chilled melon soup with fresh mint and peach chutney.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Musachio Produce Farm: field peas, green tomatoes, tomatillos and watermelons.

North Mountain Pastures: saucisson sec and fermented garlic dill pickles.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: blackberries, freestone peaches, field tomatoes, including heirlooms, discounted Sugar Snack carrots in 2- pound bags, canary melons and blueberries.

Gunpowder Bison & Trading Co.: bison meat.

Atwater’s Bakery: a variety of seasonal, freshly made soups.

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

Garner’s Produce: Primo red tomatoes (25-pound box

for $20).

North Mountain Pastures: dill pickles, slices and spears.

Truck Patch Farms: andouille sausage.

Reid’s Orchard and Winery: Formosa plums, white nectarines, yellow nectarines, gooseberries and pristine apples.

Panorama Bakery: various burger rolls and hot dog rolls.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Next Step Produce:watermelons and organic lemon grass.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Kuhn Orchards: strawberries and rose plums.

Coulter Farms: summer sausage.

Bigg Riggs Farm: peaches.

Barajas Produce: field tomatoes.

Atwater’s Bakery: gazpacho.

At Wednesday’s FreshFarm Market in Foggy Bottom:

Spring Gap Mountain Creamery: blue cheese, tomme, cheddar and gouda.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Garner’s Produce: heirloom and cherry tomatoes.

Blades Orchard: Shiro plums and nectarines.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: apricots.

SPECIAL EVENTS

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, chef Joe Raffa of Oyamel will perform a cooking demo from 4-5 p.m.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House, chef Brian McBride of Blue Duck Tavern will perform a cooking demonstration.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle, John Snedden of Rocklands BBQ and Grilling will perform a cooking demo from 11 a.m -noon.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, chef Randall Smith of SkylineHotel will demonstrate a tomtomato fennel salad from 10-11 a.m.

See our updated listing of local farmers markets and our 2011 listings 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, 07/20/2011

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

 
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