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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Market Roundup: May 24-30

Many markets have started to welcome shoppers this season, but a few more will open this week (additional details are available through the map link below):

• Thursday’s Workhouse Farmers Market

• Saturday’s Smart Markets at Springfield

• Wednesday’s NoMa Farmers Market

• Wednesday’s Shady Grove Farmers and Artisans’ Market

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INTERACTIVE: Click the image above to view our interactive farmers market map.

And now for a taste of what you’ll find:

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Bigg Riggs Farm: rainbow chard; spinach; strawberries; kohlrabi.

Coulter Farms: oxtail; tongue; raw cow’s-milk cheese.

Grassential Farm: veal.

Picnic Gourmet Spreads: cheese spreads (Parmesan, Moroccan cilantro, Gorgonzola chive, tandoori garlic).

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: sugar snap peas.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Evensong Farm: beef (all cuts); three kinds of pork sausage.

Garner’s Produce: English and snap peas; Yukon Gold potatoes; summer squash; Savoy cabbage.

Mountain View Farm: strawberries; mizuna. Certified organic.

Sand Hill Farm: broccoli.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Co.: chevre; ricotta; Crottin; four varieties of soft, ripened Monocacy.

Dolcezza: cucumber mint vodka; pineapple mint; lime cilantro; salted caramel.

Garner's Produce: squash blossoms; green garlic; asparagus; baby summer squash; new potatoes; strawberry daiquiri mix; sugar snap peas; broccoli; Swiss chard; kohlrabi; strawberries; vitamin greens; kale; greens.

Kuhn Orchards: apples; cider; garlic scapes; rhubarb; strawberries; asparagus; horseradish; cut catnip, tarragon, oregano and mint; Easter Egg and French breakfast radishes; apple butter; apple sauce.

McCleaf's Orchard: strawberries; rhubarb; green and purple asparagus; Napa cabbage; beet greens; broccoli rabe; broccoli; cauliflower; French breakfast radishes; kale; eight varieties of head lettuce; apples; single-variety Fuji apple juice; honey; English walnuts; apple butter; apple sauce.

Mountain View Farm: green garlic; sugar snaps; strawberries; Asian greens; lettuce mixes; bok choy; traditionally fermented pickles, red cabbage kraut and beet green kimchi; rose veal.

Panorama Bakery: buns; rolls; French baguettes; croissants; danish; French country, pumpernickel, whole-wheat and sourdough breads.

Pecan Meadow Farm: beef steaks; sausages; burgers; goat chops; lamb chops; rabbit; eggs (duck, goose, chicken); pumpkin whoopie pies.

Plantmasters: potted herbs; vegetables starter plants; eggs.

Truck Patch Farms: Earliglow strawberries; asparagus; carrots; red spring onions; arugula; spinach; kale; chard; mesclun mix; smoked pork chops; smoked jowl, pork shoulders and ribs; sausages, ground turkey; eggs; herbs.

Whisked!: strawberry lemon chess pie; spinach and feta quiche; roasted asparagus-goat cheese tart; apple pie; cookies; brownies; handpies.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

Bonaparte Breads: bread; French pastries.

Chapel’s Country Creamery: blue cheese; cheddar cheese; other aged cheeses; yogurt.

Chesley Vegetable Farms: asparagus (final week); strawberries; lettuce; Swiss chard; collards; mustard greens; herb plants; tomato plants; lettuce plants; apples; cider; broccoli; kale; rhubarb (final week).

Country Vittles from Critter Hill Farm: beef; pork; rabbit.

Dragonfly Farms: kale; beets; turnips; asparagus; greenhouse tomatoes; rhubarb; green onions; strawberries; spinach.

El Sabor del Taco: tilapia seviche; aguas de fresa y pepino (with strawberries and cucumbers); mole salsa roja y a la Mexicana; tamales.

Five Seeds Farm & Apiary: garlic scapes (new); garlic (new); radishes; arugula (new); Swiss chard; braising mix; broccoli rabe (final week); pea shoots (final week).

Fresh Crunch: pickles.

Goldilocks Goodies: gluten-free cookies and other baked goods.

Licking Creek Bend Farm: spring greens; vegetables.

Picnic Gourmet Spreads: cheese spreads.

Pleitez Produce: strawberries; lettuce; asparagus; chard; spinach; cauliflower; onions; turnips; tomatoes; broccoli; cucumbers; pattypan squash; zucchini; beets; red potatoes; collard greens.

Spriggs Delight Farm: goat cheese.

Springfield Farms: lamb and sheep products.

Stachowski Brand Charcuterie: sausage from beef, chicken, pork and turkey.

Twin Post Farm: chicken and duck eggs.

Upper Crust Artisan Bread: focaccia (Parmesan, herb); whole-wheat loaf; sourdough loaf; pain de campagne; olive bread; raisin pecan bread; New York rye; Italian; baguettes, jalapeno cheddar; asiago volcano bread; challah; Portuguese sweet bread.

Whipple Farms: lettuce; tatsoi; plants; chard; kale; radishes; greenhouse tomatoes; eggplant; bok choy.

Wisteria Gardens: radishes; pea shoots; baby chard; baby kale; lettuce mix; spinach; cooking greens; fresh herbs; hummus; salsas; dips; salad dressings.

At Saturday’s Falls Church Farmers Market:

Black Rock Orchard: seven varieties of miniature heirloom tomatoes and two varieties of larger heirloom tomatoes.

Howie’s Honey: local wildflower honey.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

Spiral Path Farm: organic vegetables.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Banner Bee Co.: local honey products.

Evensong Farm: beef.

Chicano Sol: heirloom tomatoes; baby leaf lettuce.

Spiral Path Farm: spinach; strawberries.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: broccoli.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Atwater’s Bakery: cheddar biscuits; mixed fruit scones.

Blueberry Hill: certified organic spinach; lamb’s quarters; strawberries.

Richfield Farm: broccoli; head lettuce; strawberries.

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

Dolcezza: cucumber mint vodka; pineapple mint; lime cilantro; salted caramel.

Garner's Produce: squash blossoms; green garlic; asparagus; baby summer squash; new potatoes; strawberry daiquiri mix; sugar snap peas; broccoli; Swiss chard; kohlrabi; strawberries; vitamin greens; kale; greens.

Keswick Creamery: pimento cheese; olive cheese; yogurt; ricotta; cheddar; feta; craft- beer washed Tommenator; Dragon’s Breath.

Mountain View Farm: green garlic; sugar snaps; strawberries; Asian greens; lettuce mixes; bok choy; traditionally fermented pickles, red cabbage kraut and beet green kimchi; rose veal.

North Mountain Pastures: sausages; tessa; guanciale; breakfast bacon; eggs.

Truck Patch Farms: Earliglow strawberries; asparagus; carrots; red spring onions; arugula; spinach; kale; chard; mesclun mix; smoked pork chops; smoked jowl, pork shoulders and ribs; sausages,  ground turkey; eggs; herbs.

Whisked!: strawberry lemon chess pie; spinach and feta quiche; roasted asparagus-goat cheese tart; apple pie; cookies; brownies; handpies.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Next Step Produce: fava beans.

Sunnyside Farm and Orchard: sweet cherries.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Blue Ride Botanicals: culinary herbs (Vietnamese cilantro, salad burnet, lovage, pineapple sage, lemon verbena, Hillary's Sweet Lemon mint, stevia).

Calvert’s Gift Farm: salad greens; arugula; spinach. Certified organic.

Ferry Landing Farm and Apiary: eggs.

Flower of the Forest Farm: beets; chard.

North Mountain Pastures: fresh sausage (breakfast, hot Italian, sweet Italian, chorizo).

Smith Meadows: rosemary sage and cracked pepper oatcakes; assorted pastas and sauces; empanadas; shepherd’s pie; chicken pot pie.

Toigo Orchards: tomatoes.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: tomatoes; Manar cucumbers; arugula.

Waterpenny Farm: vegetable starter plants (tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, squash, cucumbers, eggplant, leafy greens and culinary herbs).

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Barajas Produce: head lettuce; beets; cauliflower.

Bigg Riggs Farm: strawberries.

Everona Dairy: sheep’s-milk cheese.

The Farm at Sunnyside: organic sweet cherries; organic carrots.

Kuhn Orchards: rhubarb; garlic scapes; catnip; tarragon; oregano; mint.

At Wednesday’s Farmers Market at Maryland:

Bonaparte Breads: bread; French pastries.

Country Vittles from Critter Hill Farm: beef; pork; rabbit.

Upper Crust Artisan Bread: focaccia (Parmesan, herb); whole-wheat loaf; sourdough loaf; pain de campagne; olive bread; raisin pecan bread; New York rye; Italian; baguettes, jalapeno cheddar; Asiago volcano bread; challah; Portuguese sweet bread.

McLeaf’s Orchard: asparagus; strawberries; Fuji apples; Cameo apples; radishes; turnips; kohlrabi; bok choy; Swiss chard; honey; canned peaches; apple sauce; kale; arugula; cauliflower; head lettuce; salad mix; spinach; broccoli; apple butter; herb plants; walnuts; garlic scapes; Chinese cabbage.

Picnic Gourmet Spreads: cheese spreads.

Springfield Farms: lamb and sheep products.

Twin Post Farm: eggs (chicken and duck).

Valencia’s Produce: greenhouse cherry tomatoes; greenhouse tomatoes; green and red leaf lettuce; summer squash; zucchini; broccoli; sugar snap peas; turnips; green and red bok choy; lettuce mixes; cabbage; arugula; kale; radishes; tatsoi; beets.

Whipple Farms: heirloom tat soi; lettuce mixes; kale; greenhouse tomatoes; peppers; eggplant; beets; radishes; greenhouse herbs.

At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:

Atwater’s Bakery: flatbread with cheddar and bacon.

Barajas Produce: broccoli; cauliflower; garlic.

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: burgers.

SPECIAL EVENTS

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, asparagus and radish medley demo with Juliette Tahar of Healthy Living Inc.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, demo by students in DC Central Kitchen’s culinary job training program, 10 a.m.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda, chef demo by Domenico Cornacchia of Assaggi Mozarella Bar.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market, visit by Red Apron Butchery.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle, jam demo and book signing with Marisa McClellan, blogger and author of “Food in Jars.”

See our farmers market interactive map and 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 krystalr@washpost.com.

By  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Categories:  Markets This Week | Tags:  Becky Krystal, markets

 
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