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Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Market Roundup: Sept. 29-Oct. 6

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

THIS JUST IN

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Anchor Nursery: broccoli.

Copper Pot Food Co.: butternut squash and truffle oil soup.

KCC Farms: pheasant; quail eggs.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Bigg Riggs Farm: pumpkins.

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: osso bucco; roasts; winter meats.

Pleasant Pops: cinnamon vanilla peach popsicles.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: beets; radishes; winter squash, including spaghetti, amber cup, acorn, butternut; sweet potatoes.

Toigo Orchards: Seckel pears.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Atwater’s Bakery: vegetarian sweet potato soup.

Evensong Farm: lemon grass; sorrel.

North Mountain Pastures: lard; Oktoberfest-style weisswurst (pork and veal sausage).

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: fresh shelling, bird’s-eye beans; broccoli.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Garner’s Produce: yellow sweet corn; collards; eggplant; sweet and hot peppers; lima beans; October beans; summer squash.

Kuhn Orchards: chestnuts; SnowSweet, Ambrosia, Elstar and Jonathan apples; Asian pears; red raspberries; day-neutral strawberries.

Mountain View Farm: collards; green tomatoes; tomatoes; Red Gold potatoes; salad greens; mustard greens; lacto-fermented green tomato salsa,  red kraut, curtido.

North Mountain Pastures: Oktoberfest-style weisswurst (pork and veal sausage).

Pecan Meadow Farm: eggs (chicken); chicken (whole and parts); rabbit; grass-fed beef; lamb.

Truck Patch Farms: broccoli; Yukon Gold potatoes; carrots;  mesclun; spinach; arugula; peppers and hot peppers; smoked bacon; fresh slab bacon; hot dogs; pork chops; spare ribs.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

Wisteria Gardens: 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; serrano ginger pepper sauce.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Atwater’s Bakery: honey cake.

Blueberry Hill: flat leaf kale; arugula; mustard greens; dandelion greens; radishes; turnips; tatsoi

Quaker Valley Orchards: Bosc pears.

Richfield Farm: delicata squash; radishes; cauliflower, red cabbage.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

The market will be closed due to Taste of Bethesda.

At Saturday’s Mount Pleasant Farmers Market:

Quaker Valley Orchards: Jarrahdale and Cinderella pumpkins.

Reid’s Orchard and Winery: heirloom Seckel pears.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Audia’s Farm: sweet potatoes.

Black Rock Orchard: apples.

Blue Ridge Botanicals: culinary plants for fall gardens.

Calvert’s Gift Farm: fall greens.

Glenville Hollow Farms: sweet potatoes.

North Mountain Pastures: now taking orders for free range, organically fed fresh Thanksgiving turkeys.

Potomac Vegetable Farms: kale; collards; pumpkins; delicata squash.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: apples.

Waterpenny Farm: winter squash, including butternut, acorn, buttercup, sunshine, delicata, spaghetti, blue ballet and New England pie pumpkins.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

New Morning Farm: celery root (celeriac).

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

Garner’s Produce: yellow sweet corn; collards; eggplant; sweet and hot peppers; lima beans; October beans; summer squash.

North Mountain Pastures: Oktoberfest-style weisswurst (pork and veal sausage).

SnowBear Farm: Rose Finn potatoes; leeks; black, Russian and Vates curled kales; cabbages; carrot bread; sweet potato bread.

Truck Patch Farms: eggs; broccoli; Yukon Gold potatoes; carrots; mesclun; spinach; arugula; peppers and hot peppers;  smoked  and fresh bacon; amber ham; pork tenderloin; pork shoulder roast; pork butt; fatback; pork steaks.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Rockahock: spiced figs.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Garner’s Produce: kale.

At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:

Blueberry Hill: mild salad turnips and radishes.

Quaker Valley Orchards: acorn, amber, butternut and kabocha winter squash.

Sunnyside Farm and Orchard: Jonathan and Rustic apples; scallions.

SPECIAL EVENTS

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, the market will relocate to Gateway Plaza temporarily.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle, chef demo by John Critchley of Urbana, 11 a.m.-noon.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market, guest vendor Knob Hall Winery will have Vidal Blanc, Tryst Blended White, Rose, Le Reve Rouge, Jealous Mistress (Merlot and Chambourcin blend) and gold medal winner Chambourcin Reserve for sale.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City, chef demo by Brian Robinson of 3 Bar and Grill, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market, Citibank hosts a neighborhood block party; chef demo by Steve Badt and John Murphy of Miriam’s Kitchen.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market, Capital Kettle Corn and Rockahock Farm join the market.

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  |  11:59 PM ET, 09/28/2011

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

 
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