Have Your Pick of the Area's Farmers Markets
Wednesday, May 12, 2004; Page F04
Unless otherwise noted, these farmers markets sell products that were grown or produced by the participants on their own farms or on nearby farms. The information was supplied by the farmers themselves.
District of Columbia
ADAMS MORGAN FARMERS MARKET Columbia Road and 18th Street NW (301-587-2248). May 1-Dec. 18, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
ANACOSTIA FARMERS MARKET Peace Park, 14th Street between U and V streets SE (202-526-5344, Ext. 242). June 2-Nov. 17, Wednesdays, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
CHEVY CHASE FARMERS MARKET Lafayette Elementary School, corner of Broad Branch and Northampton streets NW (304-229-7222). May 1-Nov. 27, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS COMMUNITY MARKETPLACE 14th and Irving streets NW. Close to Columbia Heights Metro (202-232-7503). May 15-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
D.C. FARMERS MARKET 1309 Fifth St. NE (202-547-3142). Year-round, Tuesdays through Thursdays, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sundays, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
EASTERN MARKET OUTDOOR FARMERS MARKET Seventh Street between C Street and North Carolina Avenue SE (202-544-0083). Year-round, Saturdays and Sundays, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
DUPONT CIRCLE FRESHFARM MARKET 1500 block of 20th St. NW between Q Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW (in the Riggs Bank parking lot) (202-362-8889 or www.freshfarmmarket.org). Year-round, Sundays, March 28-Jan. 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Jan. 9-March 20, 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
FOURTEENTH AND U STREETS FARMERS MARKET 14th and U streets NW (in front of the Reeves Center) (202-387-5788). June 2-Oct. 27, Wednesdays, 4-8 p.m.
GEORGETOWN FRESHFARM MARKET Hyde Elementary School, 3219 O St. NW (202-362-8889 or www.freshfarmmarket.org).May 8-Oct.30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
GEORGETOWN MARKET IN ROSE PARK 26th and O streets NW (202-333-4946). April 14-Oct. 20, Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m.
H STREET FRESHFARM MARKET 600 block of H St. NE (202-362-8889 or www.freshfarmmarket.org). June 5-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m. -1 p.m.
HERITAGE PARK FARM STAND Division Avenue and Foote Street NE (202-462-7275). May 15-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
HISTORIC BROOKLAND FARMERS MARKET 10th and Otis streets NE. Brookland Metro Stop, east side of station (202-526-4848). May 30-Oct.31, Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; June 1-Nov. 2, Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m.
MOUNT PLEASANT FARMERS MARKETLamont Park, Lamont and 17th streets NW (202-234-0559). May 15-Oct. 29, Saturdays, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.
NEW MORNING FARM MARKETS Sheridan School, 36th Street and Alton Place NW (814-448-3904). June-March,Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; June 8- Sept. 28, Tuesdays, 4:30-8 p.m. Also at Adams Morgan Farmers Market and FreshFarm Market.
OPEN AIR FARMERS MARKET Oklahoma Avenue and Benning Road NE (RFK Parking Lot No. 6) (202-388-5388). May-Dec, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 7-4 p.m.; Jan.-April, Thursdays and Saturdays only.
PENN QUARTER FRESHFARM MARKET North end of Eighth Street NW (between D and E streets) (202-362-8889 or www.freshfarmmarket.org). May 6-Oct. 28, Thursdays, 3-7 p.m.
TWIN SPRINGS FRUIT FARM All Souls Episcopal Church, Woodley Rd. and Cathedral Ave. NW (717-334-4582). May 1-Dec. 18, Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
USDA FARMERS MARKET U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters, 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW (800-384-8704 or www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets). June 4-Oct. 29, Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FARMERS MARKET 400 Seventh St. SW (open pavilion within DOT headquarters complex) (202-366-0674). May 18-Nov 23, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
WARD 8 FARMERS MARKET Old Congress Heights School parking lot atMartin Luther King and Alabama avenues SE (202-561-8204). June 5-Nov. 20, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
WHEELER CREEK ESTATES FARM STAND 900 Varney St. SE (202-491-6841). June 2-Oct. 27, Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m.
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
DOWNTOWN ANNAPOLIS FARMERS MARKET Corner of Calvert and Clay streets (across from Anne Arundel Center) (410-987-6034). July 8-Sept. 30, Thursdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY FARMERS MARKET Corner of Riva Road and Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis (410-987-6034). April 17-Dec. 18, Saturdays, 7 a.m.- noon; June 15-Oct. 12, Tuesdays, 7 a.m.- noon; July 4-Sept. 5, Sundays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
DEALE FARMERS MARKET Cedar Grove United Methodist Church parking lot, 5965 Deale-Churchton Rd. (across from the Deale Library), Deale (410-867-3979). July 1-Oct. 14, Thursdays, 3-6 p.m.
PINEY ORCHARD FARMERS MARKET Piney Orchard Visitors Center lot onStream Valley Road, off Route 170, Odenton (410-974-8313). June 9-Oct. 27, Wednesdays, 2-6:30 p.m. and Nov. 24, noon- 4 p.m.
SEVERNA PARK FARMERS MARKET Ritchie Highway (Route 2) and Jones Station Road, Severna Park (410-827-9192). April 24-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
CALVERT COUNTRY FARMERS MARKET Prince Frederick Shopping Center, 98 S. Solomons Island Rd. (Route 4), Prince Frederick (410-414-9669 or www.calvertcountrymarket.com). Year-round, Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m. 4-p.m.
LA PLATA FARMERS MARKET Charles County Courthouse parking lot, Charles Street and Washington Avenue, La Plata (301-934-8421). May 8-Nov. 24, Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
EVEREDY SQUARE AND SHAB ROW FARMERS MARKET East Church and Eaststreets, Frederick (301-898-3183). June 3-Oct. 28, Thursdays, 3-6 p.m.
NCI-FORT DETRICK FARMERS MARKET In front of the Library Conference Center (Building 549), NCI Complex, Fort Detrick (301-846-1956). June 22-Oct. 26, Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (open to the public, but 2 IDs required).
THE GREAT FREDERICK FARMERS MARKET Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick (www.thegreatfrederickfair.com or 301-663-5895). Year-round, Saturdays, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.
WEST FREDERICK FARMERS MARKET110 Baughman's Lane (behind Frederick Regional Medical Center), Frederick (301-898-3183). May 8-Nov. 20, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
FARMERS MARKET at MOUNT PISGAH AME CHURCH 5901 Cedar Fern Ct., Columbia (410-531-9577). May 4-Oct. 26, Tuesdays, 2:30-6 p.m.
FARMERS MARKETat EAST COLUMBIA LIBRARY 6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia (410-374-9243). May 6-Nov. 18, Thursdays, 2:30-6 p.m.
FARMERS MARKETatGLENWOOD LIBRARY 2350 Route 97, Cooksville (410-442-1807). June 12-Sept. 18, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon.
BETHESDA FARMERS MARKET Corner ofNorfolk and Woodmont avenues in downtown Bethesda (301-590-2823 or www.farmerlink.com). May 4-Oct. 26, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
GAITHERSBURG FARMERS MARKET Fulks Corner Avenue and Route 355, Gaithersburg (301-590-2823 or www.farmerlink.com). June 3-Oct. 28, Thursdays, 2-6 p.m.
GAITHERSBURG MAIN STREET PAVILION FARMERS MARKET 301 Main St. (corner of Main and Hart streets), Kentlands (301-258-6350, Ext. 123). June 5-October, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
KENSINGTON FARMERS MARKET Train station, Howard Avenue, Kensington (301-949-2424). May-Nov., Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
BETHESDA FARM WOMEN'S COOPERATIVE MARKET 7155 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda (301-652-2291). Year-round, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fridays, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
POTOMAC PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MARKET 10301 River Rd. (church parking lot), Potomac (301-590-2823 or www.farmerlink.com). June 3-Oct. 28, Thursdays, 1-4:30 p.m.
CITY OF ROCKVILLE FARMERS MARKET Rockville Town Center, East Montgomery Avenue. (240-314-8604 or www.rockvillemd.gov/events/farmers.htm). June 2-Oct. 27, Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Jury parking lot, corner of Route 28 and Monroe Street, May 15-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
SILVER SPRING FARMERS MARKET Fenton Street Village, parking lot 3, Silver Spring (301-590-2823 or www.farmerlink.com). May 8-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
TAKOMA PARK FARMERS MARKET Laurel Ave. between Eastern and Carroll avenues, Takoma Park (301-422-0097 or www.takomaparkmarket.org). Year-round, Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
TWIN SPRINGS FRUIT FARM Friendship Heights Village Center, 4433 South Park Ave., Chevy Chase (717-334-4582). May 1- Nov 20, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ; Bethesda United Church of Christ, Fernwood Road and Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda (717-334-4582).Year-round, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and May 6-Dec. 18, Thursdays, 10 a.m-2 p.m.; Concord St. Andrews Methodist Church, River and Goldsboro roads, Bethesda (717-334-4582). May 5-Dec. 22, Wednesdays. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Bethesda-Chevy Chase YMCA, 9401 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda (717-334-4582). Year-round, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
WHEATON FARMERS MARKET Reedie Drive (between Veirs Mill Road and Georgia Avenue) (410-875-3319). May 23-Oct. 31, Sundays, 8 a.m. -1 p.m.
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
BOWIE FARMERS MARKET Gallant Fox Lane and Route 197, Bowie (301-262-6200, Ext. 3076). May 16-Oct. 31, Sundays, 8 a.m.-noon.
COLLEGE PARK FARMERS MARKET Linson Pool, 5211 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park (301-345-2583). May 1-Nov. 20, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon.
LAUREL FARMERS MARKET 200 block of Main St., Laurel (301-854-2917). May 13-Oct. 28, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
MILLER FARMS DIRECT FARM MARKET 10140 Piscataway Rd., Clinton (301-297-9370). Year-round, Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
PRINCE GEORGE'S PLAZA FARMERS MARKET Prince George's Plaza, East-West Highway main entrance, Hyattsville (301-627-0977). May 25-Nov. 23, Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m.
RIVERDALE PARK FARMERS MARKET Town center, Queensbury Road at the MARC Station, Riverdale Park (301-927-1362). May 13-Oct. 28, Thursdays, 3-7 p.m.
USDA FARMERS MARKET 5601 Sunnyside Ave., Beltsville (301-504-1776 or 800-384-8704 or www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets). June-October, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
ST. MARY'S COUNTY
ST. MARY'S COUNTY FARMERS MARKET B.A.E. building parking lot (Route 235 and Town Creek Drive) (301-475-4200, Ext. 1402). May 8-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
NORTH ST. MARY'S FARMERS MARKET Routes 5 and 6, next to the Charlotte Hall Library, North St. Mary's County (301-475-4200, Ext. 1402). Mid April-Oct. 30, Mondays-Saturdays, daylight hours.
EASTON FARMERS MARKET Parking lot off of Harrison Street (410-822-0065). May 29-Dec. 18, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; June 23-Aug. 25, Wednesdays, 1-6 p.m.
ST. MICHAEL'S FRESHFARM MARKET Muskrat Park, Willow and Green streets, St. Michaels (410-745-3457 or www.freshfarmmarket.org). May 1-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon.
ARLINGTON COUNTY FARMERS MARKET North 14th Street and North Courthouse Road, Arlington (703-228-6400 or see www.arlingtonfarmersmarket.com). Year-round, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
COLUMBIA PIKE FARMERS MARKETColumbia Pike and South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington (703-892-2776). May 2-Nov. 21, Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
CITY OF ALEXANDRIA
ALEXANDRIA OLD TOWN FARMERS MARKET 301 King St., Market Square Plaza (703-838-5006 or 703-838-4770). Year-round, Saturdays, 5:30-10:30 a.m.
DEL RAY FARMERS MARKET Mount Vernon and Oxford avenues, Alexandria (703-683-2570). April 17-Dec. 4, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
CLARKE COUNTY FARMERS MARKET Town parking lot on South Church Street, Berryville (540-955-4463). May 22-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
CULPEPER FARMERS MARKET Corner of East Davis and Commerce streets (adjacent to the train depot), Culpeper (540-439-8326). April 24-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 7:30 a.m-noon.
COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET Corner of Main and West streets, Fairfax (703-430-6164). May 8-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
ANNANDALE FARMERS MARKET Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale (703-941-7987 or www. fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm). May 6-Nov. 4, Thursdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
BURKE FARMERS MARKET VRE parking lot, 5671 Roberts Pkwy., Burke (703-941-7987 or www. fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm). May 1-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
FAIRFAX FARMERS MARKET Van Dyck Park on Old Lee Highway, Fairfax (703-941-7987 or www. fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm). May 4-Oct. 26, Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
FRYING PAN PARK FARMERS MARKET 2709 W. Ox Rd., Herndon (703-941-7987 or www. fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm). May 5-Oct. 27, Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
HERNDON FARMERS MARKET Old Town Herndon (next to the Red Caboose), Herndon (703-941-7987 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/ farm-mkt.htm). May 6-Oct. 28, Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
KINGSTOWNE FARMERS MARKET Kingstowne Town Center, Kingstown Boulevard (near Pizzeria Uno Chicago Grill), Alexandria (703-941-7987 or www. fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm). May 14-Oct. 29, Fridays, 4-7 p.m.
MCLEAN FARMERS MARKET Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean (703-941-7987 or www. fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm). May 7-Nov. 19 (closed May 14), Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
MOUNT VERNON FARMERS MARKET Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, Mount Vernon (703-941-7987 or www.fairfax county.gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm). May 4-Nov. 23, Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m.-noon.
RESTON FARMERS MARKET Lake Anne Village Center, off North Shore Drive, Reston (703-941-7987 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ parks/farm-mkt.htm). May 15-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
VIENNA FARMERS MARKET, Nottoway Park, 9601 Courthouse Rd., Vienna (703-941-7987 or www.fairfaxcounty .gov/parks/farm-mkt.htm;). May 5-Oct. 27, Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
VIENNA FARMERS MARKET 127 S. Center St. (behind Vienna Town Hall), Vienna (703-861-7784). May 1-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
CITY OF FALLS CHURCH
FALLS CHURCH FARMERS MARKET 300 Park Ave. (City Hall parking lot), Falls Church (703-248-5077). May 1-Nov. 20, Saturdays, 8 a.m.- noon.
WARRENTON FARMERS MARKET Two locations in Old Town Warrenton (540-347-2405). 5th and Lee streets, April 17-Nov. 27, Saturdays, 7 a.m-noon; Main and Court streets, May 5-Aug. 25, Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-noon.
VIRGINIA FARMERS MARKET Main Street, Remington (540-439-3532). April 16-Oct. 29, Fridays, 3-7 p.m.
FREIGHT STATION FARMERS MARKET 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester (304-229-3457). May 4-Dec. 21, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.; January 8-April 30, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
CASCADES FARMERS MARKET Next to the Loudoun County Senior Center, 1060 Whitfield Pl. (next to the Eastern Regional Library), Cascades (703-737-8820). May 2-Oct. 31, Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
LEESBURG FARMERS MARKET Virginia Village Shopping Center on Catoctin Circle near Route 15, Leesburg (703-737-8820). May 1-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
MIDDLEBURG FARMERS MARKET Marshall St., Middleburg (703-737-8820). May 1-Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
PURCELLVILLE FARMERS MARKET 21st Street (across from the old train station), Purcellville (703-737-8820). May 6-Oct. 28, Thursdays, 4-7 p.m.
STERLING FARMERS MARKET Briar Patch Park, Sterling Boulevard and Frederick Drive, Sterling (703-737-8820). June 2-Oct. 27, Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m.
NELSON COUNTY FARMERS MARKET Route 151 (under the tent), Nellysford (800-482-1133, Ext. 244-2399). May 1- Sept. 25, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY
CLIFTON FARMERS MARKET Chapel Road (next to the Post Office), Historic Clifton (703-815-9073). May 2-Oct. 3, Sundays, 8:00 a.m.-noon.
HAYMARKET FARMERS MARKET 15025 Washington St. (Haymarket Museum parking lot), Haymarket (703-753-2600). April 24-Nov. 27, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
HISTORIC MANASSAS FARMERS MARKET Church Street, across from Journal Messenger parking lot, Old Town Manassas (703-361-6599). April 1- Nov. 27, Thursdays, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
BASYE FARMERS MARKET Route 263, Orkney Grade (Coleman Restaurant parking lot) (540-856-3456). June 2-Oct. 6, Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-noon.
WOODSTOCK FARMERS MARKET Routes 11 and 42, (Rite Aid parking lot), Woodstock (540-459-9385). May 15-Oct. 9, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
STAFFORD FARMERS MARKET Staffordboro Road (commuter parking lot behind the McDonald's) (540-371-7964). April 17-Oct. 31, Saturdays and Sundays, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
WINCHESTER CITY MARKET Loudoun Street mall (in the historic district between Cork and Piccadilly), Winchester (540-678-0963 or www.winchestercitymarket.com). June 5-Sept. 25, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
West Virginia SHEPHERDSTOWN FARMERS MARKETS Behind the library on King Street, Shepherdstown (304-725-3149). April 4- Nov. 21, Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. BB&T parking lot on Route 45, June-Sept., Wednesdays, 4-6 p.m. Washington Street, across from the post office, year-round, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon.
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The Prince George's Plaza farmers market is open Tuesdays from the end of May through November.
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