Market Roundup: Sept. 22-28

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

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Bigg Riggs Farm: squash babies.

Blueberry Hill: leeks; sweet potato greens.

Pleasant Pops: Mexican chocolate popsicles.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: salad mix; bird-egg beans.

Toigo Orchards: Asian pears.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Groff’s Content Farm: duck.

Quaker Valley Orchards: snow peas; ambercup squash; acorn squash; spaghetti squash.

Sligo Creek Farm: Romano purple and green beans.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: shelling beans; sweet potatoes.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: Fuji apples.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Copper Pot Food Co.: butternut squash and truffle oil soup; confit duck legs and october bean soup; corn soup; confit duck ravioli; braised grass-fed beef tortellini; spinach and ricotta ravioli

Kuhn Orchards: Cortland, Shizuka and Crimson Topaz apples; gourds and mini pumpkins; kabocha squash.

McCleaf’s Orchard: Ruby Jon and Empire apples; Asian pears; kiwi berries; new potatoes (red and white); cucumbers.

Mountain View Farm: rabe greens (like a cross between mustard and broccoli rabe); baby bok choy; red kimchi.

Whisked!: spiced pumpkin with dried cranberry loaf bread; curried butternut squash tart; pesto bread.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Blueberry Hill: sweet potato leaves.

Full Cellar Farm: purple, red and green peppers.

Quaker Valley Orchards: butternut, acorn, spaghetti and kabocha squash.

Richfield Farm: broccoli; last of the tomatoes.

At Saturday’s Mount Pleasant Farmers Market:

Earth Spring Farm: carnival squash.

Pleasant Pops: honey lavender popsicles.

Quaker Valley Orchards: acorn, butternut, kabocha and spaghetti squash; Cameo apples; Bartlett and Bosc pears.

Richfield Farm: broccoli.

Truck Patch Farms: broccoli.

V Picnic Club: homemade almond milk.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Calvert’s Gift Farm: organic arugula, kale, ginger, lemon grass and sweet potatoes.

Clear Spring Creamery: pumpkin yogurt smoothies; honey skim milk (new); cream butter, including unsalted butter (new).

Ferry Landing Farm and Apiary: fresh, pastured eggs.

Smith Meadows Farm: chicken pot pies ($12); tuscan bean soup with beef sausage.

Stone Hearth Bakery: assorted breads, rolls, tarts, pastries and empanadas.

Waterpenny Farm: winter squash, including butternut, acorn, buttercup, sunshine, delicata, spaghetti, blue ballet, and New England pie pumpkins; new line of prepared tomato products including marinara sauce, yellow and red tomato soup and salsa.

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

Copper Pot Food Co.: butternut squash and truffle oil soup; confit duck legs and october bean soup; black truffle and cheese tortellini; pulled pork and nectarine cappellacci; ham and Parmesan tortellini.

Painted Hand Farm: Oktoberfest-style bratwurst made with rose veal and pastured pork.

SnowBear Farm: parsley root; celeraic (celery root); tatsoi; mizuna; kale; sage; basil; cilantro.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Atwater’s Bakery: mini apple blackberry pie.

Barajas Produce: Daikon radish; arugula; kale; collards; turnips.

Bigg Riggs Farm: Swiss chard.

Kuhn Orchards: chestnuts; delicata squash.

Rockahock Farm: spiced figs.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Garner’s Produce: corn; tomatoes.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: Fuji apples; fresh-pressed cider.

SPECIAL EVENTS

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market, new producer Capitol Kettle Corn; Zumba on the Plaza, open to the public and hosted by FedStrive, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; chef demo by Samaa Claiborne of Chocolate SaMosa, noon-1 p.m.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market, kids can make “bugs” with produce, 9 a.m.-noon.; live music by Dustin Glasner, 10 a.m.-noon; sweet potato cooking demo by food educator Nura Williams, 10-11 a.m.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, the market moves to Gateway Plaza; cooking demo by chef Erik Berlin of the Silver Spring Whole Foods Market, 10-11 a.m.

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.

Becky Krystal covers food for the Going Out Guide and Weekend and Food sections. In her spare time she loves to, of course, eat and cook.

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