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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Market Roundup: Oct. 20-26

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

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Blueberry Hill: broccoli; mustard mix; dandelion greens; cabbage.

Keswick Creamery: chocolate pudding.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: kabocha squash.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Anchor Nursery: stalks of Brussels sprouts.

Mountain View Farm: pastured lamb and rose veal.

Red Apron Butchery: meatballs and ragu Bolognese.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

Chesley Vegetable Farms: pumpkins; gourds; cider; Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonagold, Lowry and Mutsu apples; winter squash; tomatoes; peppers; potatoes; onions; eggplant; greens.

Dragonfly Farms: cipollini onions; Romanesco and regular broccoli; cauliflower; kale; collards; sweet potatoes; green beans; plum tomatoes; butternut squash; green peppers; hot peppers; sweet yellow onions; eggplant.

Upper Crust Artisan Bread: sourdough; baguette; pain de campagne; Russian black bread; raisin pecan; harvest grain; olive; whole wheat; focaccia; challah; Italian bread.

Wisteria Farm: baby greens salad blends; baby kale; Swiss chard; braising greens; Asian greens; sweet sugar snap pea shoots; french breakfast radishes; salsa; black bean dip; hummus; lemon tahini dressing; serrano ginger pepper sauce.

At Saturday’s Falls Church Farmers Market:

Fields of Grace Farm: assortment of raw-milk and pasteurized cheeses, including cheddar, smoked gouda, Monterey jack, feta, mozzarella and cheese curds.

Flower of the Forest Farm: leeks; white sweet potatoes; kale; collards.

Musachio Produce Farm: shelled baby lima beans; shelled black-eyed peas; turnips; green peppers.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Copper Pot Food Co.: pumpkin gnocchi.

Garner’s Produce: Savoy cabbage; beets; Hakurei turnips; sweet potato butter; red pepper jelly; pumpkin butter; spinach.

Kuhn Orchards: Braeburn, Granny Smith and York apples; cucumbers; cherry tomatoes; kabocha squash; pumpkins.

McCleaf's Orchards: Braeburn, Fuji, Stayman and Honeycrisp apples; kale; peppers; eggplant; new potatoes; ultraviolet-processed cider.

Pecan Meadow Farm: goat; carrot cupcakes; grass-fed and -finished beef roasts and beef sausages; chickens.

Truck Patch Farms: cheddar and white cauliflower;  mesclun; arugula; spinach; pastured pork; carrots; broccoli.

Whisked!: roasted butternut squash with caramelized onions, blue cheese and thyme savory tart; pumpkin chocolate swirl pie; pumpkin swirl bar.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

Mock’s Greenhouse: ginger shoots and baby ginger.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Charlie Koiner’s Farm: kiwi berries.

Firefly Farms: Bella Vita cheese.

Mock’s Greenhouse: organic ginger root.

Quaker Valley Orchard: quince.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: spinach.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Garden Path Farms: veal.

Richfield Farm: tender greens (a cross between chard and kale); orange, purple and white cauliflower.

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

Copper Pot Food Co.: pumpkin gnocchi.

Garner’s Produce: Savoy cabbage; beets; Hakurei turnips; sweet potato butter; red pepper jelly; pumpkin butter; spinach.

Painted Hand Farm: sunchokes.

SnowBear Farm: broccoli leaves; spinach; cauliflower; red and green cabbages.

Truck Patch Farms: cheddar and white cauliflower;  mesclun; arugula; spinach; pastured pork; carrots; broccoli.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Copper Pot Food Co.: forest mushroom-pancetta tomato sauce; tomato sauce with young garlic and chili.

New Morning Farm: broccoli rabe.

Quaker Valley Orchard: quince.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: spinach.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Audia’s Farm: kolhrabi; kale; arugula.

Black Rock Orchard: apples; pears; cider.

Calvert's Gift Farm: fall greens; fresh shiitake mushrooms.

Flower of The Forest Farm: turnips; lettuce; fresh black beans and fresh purple-hull beans; grape tomatoes.

Glenville Hollow Farms: green and purple broccoli; white and cheddar cauliflower.

Homestead Farm: Tahitian pumpkins.

Smith Meadows: mixed-greens empanadas; apple empanadas.

Waterpenny Farm: last of the summer tomatoes; winter squash.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Atwater’s Bakery: Struan dinner rolls.

Coulter Farms: beef cheeks.

At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:

Atwater’s Bakery: beef and barbecue soup.

Blueberry Hill: conehead cabbage; collards; hon tsai tai.

Sunnyside Farm and Orchard: Rome apples.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Garner’s Produce: corn; summer squash.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: Rome and Cameo apples.

SPECIAL EVENTS

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, chef demo on kale by Ryan Fichter of Thunder Burger, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, chef demo and samples by Hill Country Barbecue, 4-5 p.m.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda, chef demo by Ryan Weist of the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, demo of sauteed spinach greens with marcona almonds by Real Food nutritionist Elizabeth Grange, 11 a.m.-noon; the market moves to the Panera Bread parking lot.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle, chef demo by Justin Bittner of Bar Pilar, 11 a.m.-noon.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market, Knob Hall Winery will offer one-ounce samples to prospective buyers, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City, the market hosts a harvest party; chef demo from Morton’s The Steakhouse.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market, the market’s last day for the season is Customer Appreciation Day, with mulled cider and food giveaways.

See our lists of local farmers markets and 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  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/20/2011

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

 
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