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Area Farmers Bring Their Produce to You



Wednesday, April 21, 1999; Page F03

Farmers' markets are not farm stands. They are, for the most part, publicly sponsored periodic gatherings of farmers and their produce. In our list: "Producers" means the products being sold were grown or produced by the participants. "Local growers" means sellers may be bringing items from their own farm or items grown on nearby farms. If a listing has neither of these designations it means the produce sold may come from outside the area and may be being sold by nonfarmers or by farmers supplementing their own crops.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

ADAMS-MORGAN FARMERS' MARKET Columbia Road and 18th Street NW (814-448-3904). Begins June 5, Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Local growers.

ALL SOULS EPISCOPAL CHURCH FARM MARKET Woodley Road and Cathedral Avenue NW. May to December, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Local growers.

ANACOSTIA FARMERS' MARKET Union Temple Baptist Church parking lot, 1225 W St. SE (202-526-5344, ext. 242). July 7 to late October, Wednesdays, 3-6:30 p.m. Primarily producers.

D.C. FARMERS' MARKET Fifth Street and Neal Place NE (202-547-3142). Year-round, Tuesdays through Thursdays, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sundays, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

D.C. OPEN-AIR FARMERS' MARKET Oklahoma Avenue and Benning Road NE (RFK Stadium's parking lot No. 6). Year-round, Thursdays and Saturdays, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. (Tuesdays from June through September).

EASTERN MARKET OUTDOOR FARMERS' MARKET 225 Seventh St. SE (202-546-2698). Year-round, Saturdays and Sundays, sunrise to sellout. Some local growers.

FRESHFARM MARKET 20th Street NW between Q Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW (in the bank parking lot) (202-331-7300 or www.farmland.org). May 2 to Dec. 19, Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

NEW MORNING FARM MARKETS (four locations, 814-448-3904). Producers:

* Sheridan School, 36th Street and Alton Place NW. Begins June 5, Saturdays, 8-11 a.m.

* 35th and Newark streets NW. Begins June 5, Saturdays, 11:15 a.m-1:30 p.m.

* Reno Road and Warren Street NW. June 8 to Sept. 28, Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

* 37th Street and Whitehaven Parkway NW. June 8 to Sept. 28, Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m.

USDA FARMERS' MARKET: Three locations in the District (202-720-1699 or 1-800-384-8704 or www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets). Producers:

* Main USDA headquarters building, 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. June through September, alternate Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

* U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 7th St. NW. June through September, alternate Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

* U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW. June through September, alternate Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

MARYLAND

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY FARMERS' MARKET Riva Road and Harry Truman Parkway, Annapolis (410-570-3646). April 17 to Dec. 18, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon; June 15 to Sept. 28, Tuesdays, 7 a.m.-noon and Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Producers.

CROFTON FARMERS' MARKET Village Green North off Crofton Parkway (410-721-2301). May 15 to late October, Saturdays, 8-11 a.m.

JONES STATION FARMERS' MARKET MTA parking lot, Route 2 and Jones Station Road, Severna Park (410-841-5770). April 17 to late November, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon.

PINEY ORCHARD FARMERS' MARKET Piney Orchard Visitor Center, Stream Valley Road off Route 170, Odenton (410-672-4273). June 23 to late October, Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m. Producers.

CALVERT COUNTY

CALVERT COUNTY FARMERS' MARKET Parking lot at Adam's, 3 miles south of Prince Frederick on Routes 2 & 4, Prince Frederick (410-535-4583). May to December, Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays, 1-6 p.m. Local growers.

CHARLES COUNTY

INDIAN HEAD FARMERS' MARKET Village Green Park, Pye Street and Mildred Rice Road (across from the Indian Head Community Center), Indian Head (301-743-5574). May to late October, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

LA PLATA FARMERS' MARKET Charles County Courthouse, Charles Street and Washington Avenue, La Plata (301-934-8421). May 29 to late October, Wednesdays, 3-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

FREDERICK COUNTY

EVEREDY SQUARE AND SHAB ROW FARMERS' MARKET Church and East streets, Frederick (301-898-3183). June 3 to Oct. 28, Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. Producers.

NCI-FORT DETRICK FARMERS' MARKET On Warren Drive at the Rosemont Avenue Gate, NCI Complex, Fort Detrick (301-662-2338). May 4 to Oct. 26, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Producers.

GREAT FREDERICK FARMERS' MARKET Fairgrounds, East Patrick Street, Frederick (301-663-5895 or www.thegreatfrederickfair.com). Year-round, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

WEST FREDERICK FARMERS' MARKET Behind Frederick Regional Medical Center, 110 Baughmans Lane, Frederick (301-898-3183). May 8 to Nov. 20, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

HOWARD COUNTY

HOWARD COUNTY FARMERS' MARKET Dobbin Center, Dobbin Road and Route 175, Columbia (301-310-0707 or www.FarmMd.com/Farm Market.html). May 4 to Nov. 23, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-7 p.m. Producers.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

BETHESDA FARMERS' MARKET 9000 Wisconsin Ave. (at NIH's parking lot 41B, near the tennis courts), Bethesda (301-916-4133). June 1 to late October, Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m. Local growers.

BETHESDA-CHEVY CHASE YMCA 9401 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda. Year-round, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Local growers.

BETHESDA UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST FARM MARKET Fernwood Drive and Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda. Year-round, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; May 6 to Dec. 16, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Local growers.

CONCORD ST. ANDREWS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FARM MARKET River and Goldsboro roads, Bethesda. May 5 to Dec. 22. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Local growers.

FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS VILLAGE CENTER FARM MARKET 4433 S. Park Ave. (behind Geico), Chevy Chase. May 1 to December, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

GAITHERSBURG FARMERS' MARKET Off 355 at E. Cedar and S. Frederick avenues (parking lot across from the police station), Gaithersburg (410-875- 3319). June to Nov. 4, Thursdays, 1-6 p.m. Local growers.

HARES VALLEY GROWERS FARM STAND Penn Place, 4600 Waverly Ave. (post office parking lot), Garrett Park (301-929-0487). June 5 to Nov. 20, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

KENSINGTON FARMERS' MARKET train station, Howard Avenue, Kensington (301-949-2424). May 15 to late October, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Producers.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY FARM WOMEN'S COOPERATIVE MARKET 7155 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda (301-652-2291). Year-round, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

POTOMAC FARMERS' MARKET Potomac Presbyterian Church, 10301 River Rd., Potomac (301-590-2823). June 5 to Oct. 28, Thursdays, 1-4:30 p.m. Local growers.

ROCKVILLE FARMERS' MARKET Rockville Town Center (across from Metro) (301-309-3330). June 2 to Sept. 29, Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; June 5 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

SILVER SPRING FARMERS' MARKET Fenton Street Village parking lot 3, Silver Spring (301-924-2960). May 15 to October 30, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Local growers.

TAKOMA PARK FARMERS' MARKET Laurel Avenue between Eastern and Carroll, Takoma Park (301-422-0097). April 18 to Dec. 19, Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Producers.

WHEATON FARMERS' MARKET Blueridge Avenue and Elkin Street (parking lot behind Wheaton Manor Shopping Center), Wheaton (301-217-8122). June 13 to Oct. 31, Sundays, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Producers.

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

BOWIE MAINSTREET FARMERS' MARKET Bowie High School, 15200 Annapolis Rd. (Route 450), Bowie (301-262-6200, ext. 3076). May 23 to Oct. 31, Sundays, 9 a.m.-noon. Producers.

COLLEGE PARK FARMERS' MARKET Linson Pool, 5211 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park (301-262- 8662). May 1 to Nov. 20, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon.

PRINCE GEORGE'S PLAZA FARMERS' MARKET Prince George Plaza, 3500 East-West Hwy., Hyattsville (301-432-8076). May 4 to late November, Tuesdays, 3-6 p.m. Producers.

RIVERDALE PARK FARMERS' MARKET Queensbury Road at the MARC Station, Riverdale Park (301-927- 6381). May 20 to Oct. 28, Thursdays, 3-7 p.m. Producers.

USDA FARMERS' MARKET 5601 Sunnyside Ave., Beltsville (202-720-1699 or 1-800-384-8704 or www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets). June through September, alternate Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Producers.

ST. MARY'S COUNTY

CALIFORNIA FARMERS' MARKET Route 235 and Millstone Landing Road behind Esperanza Food Mart, California (301-475-4404). May 8 to late October, Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thursdays, 1-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

TALBOT COUNTY

FRESHFARM MARKET Talbot and Mulberry streets (bank parking lot), St. Michael's (202-331-7300 or www.farmland.org). May 15 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Primarily producers.

PENNSYLVANIA

ADAMS COUNTY

GETTYSBURG FARMERS' MARKET Lincoln Square, Gettysburg (717-334-8151). April 24 and May 15 to Sept. 11, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon.

VIRGINIA

ARLINGTON COUNTY

ARLINGTON FARMERS' MARKET N. 14th Street and N. Courthouse Road, Arlington (703-228-6400). April 17 to Dec. 18, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Producers.

COLUMBIA PIKE FARMERS' MARKET Edgewood Street and Columbia Pike (near Ski Chalet), Arlington (703-892-2776). May 9 to Nov. 7, Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Producers.

CITY OF ALEXANDRIA

ALEXANDRIA FARMERS' MARKET 301 King St. (in front of city hall), Alexandria (703-370-8723). Year-round, Saturdays, 5-10 a.m.

DEL RAY FARMERS' MARKET Mt. Vernon and Oxford avenues, Alexandria. May 22 to Nov. 20, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Producers.

LEE DISTRICT FARMERS' MARKET Lee District Park, 6601 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria, (703-324-5390). May 21 to Nov. 5, Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Producers.

CLARKE COUNTY

CLARKE COUNTY FARMERS' MARKET Town parking lot on S. Church Street, Berryville (540-955-4200). June 5 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Producers.

CULPEPER COUNTY

CULPEPER FARMERS' MARKET Old State Theatre parking lot on Main Street, Culpeper (540-439-8326 or 540-937-3707). April 24 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 7:30 a.m-noon. Producers.

FAIRFAX CITY

FAIRFAX FARMERS' MARKET 10490 Main St. (next to Truro Church), Fairfax (703-324-5390). May 4 to Nov. 2, Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Producers.

OLD TOWN FAIRFAX FARMERS' MARKET Crestar Bank parking lot, between 4029 Chain Bridge Rd. (Route 123) and 4020 University Dr., Fairfax (703-430-6164). May 8 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Local and regional growers.

FAIRFAX COUNTY

ANNANDALE FARMERS' MARKET Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale (703-324-5390). May 6 to Oct. 28, Thursdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Producers.

BURKE CENTRE FARMERS' MARKET Kmart Shopping Center at Roberts Road and Burke Centre Parkway, Burke Centre (703-324-5390). May 8 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Producers.

FRYING PAN PARK FARMERS' MARKET 2709 W. Ox Road, Herndon (703-324-5390). May 5 to Oct. 20, Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

HERNDON FARMERS' MARKET Eldon and Spring streets (next to the Red Caboose), Herndon (703-324-5390). May 13 to Oct. 28, Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Producers.

MCLEAN FARMERS' MARKET Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean (703-324-5390). May 7 to Nov. 29, Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Producers.

MT. VERNON FARMERS' MARKET Mt. Vernon Government Center, 2511 Parkers Hall Lane, Mt. Vernon (703-324-5390). May 4 to Nov. 23, Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Producers.

RESTON FARMERS' MARKET Lake Anne Plaza, N. Shore Drive, Reston (703-324-5390). May 22 to Nov. 6, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Producers only.

VIENNA FARMERS' MARKET Nottoway Park, 6901 Courthouse Rd., Vienna (703-324-5390). May 5 to Oct. 20, Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Producers.

CITY OF FALLS CHURCH

FALLS CHURCH FARMERS' MARKET 300 Park Ave. (in front of city hall), Falls Church (703-248-5077). May 1 to Nov. 20, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Producers.

FAUQUIER COUNTY

ARCHWOOD GREEN BARNS FARMERS' AND GARDENERS' MARKET Old Tavem Road (Rt. 245) and I-66 (Exit 31), just south of The Plains. April 18 to Nov. 21, Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Producers.

WARRENTON FARMERS' MARKET 5th and Lee streets, Old Town Warrenton (540-347-2405). April 10 to Dec. 11, Saturdays, 7 a.m-noon; May 12 to Dec. 15, Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-noon. Producers.

FREDERICK COUNTY

FREIGHT STATION FARMERS' MARKET 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester (304-229-3457). May 4 to Dec. 21, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

LOUDOUN COUNTY

CASCADES FARMERS' MARKET Cascades Marketplace (near the Eastern Regional Library on Whitfield Place), Cascades (703-777-0426). May 2 to Oct. 31, Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

LEESBURG FARMERS' MARKET At Virginia Village Shopping Center on Catoctin Circle, Leesburg (703-777-0426). May 1 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

MIDDLEBURG FARMERS' MARKET W. Federal Street (behind Middleburg Bank), Middleburg, (703-777-0426). May 1 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

STERLING FARMERS' MARKET Sterling Plaza Center, Sterling Boulevard, Sterling (703-777- 0426). June 2 to Oct. 27, Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. Producers.

NELSON COUNTY

NELSON COUNTY FARMERS' MARKET Route 151 (under the tent), Nellysford (804-244-2399). May to late October, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Producers.

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY

HAYMARKET FARMERS' MARKET 15025 Washington St. (Town Hall parking lot), Haymarket (703-753-2600). April 3 to Sept. 25, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Producers.

MANASSAS FARMERS' MARKET Center and West streets, Old Town Manassas (703-361-6599). May 6 to Oct. 28, Thursdays, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY FARMERS' MARKET 1 Dale Blvd. (commuter lot next to Center Plaza shopping center), Dale City (703-670-7115, ext. 223). April 4 to Nov. 14, Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Producers.

SHENANDOAH COUNTY

WOODSTOCK FARMERS' MARKET W. Court and Muhlenberg streets, Woodstock (540-465-3246). May 1 to Oct. 30, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon. Producers.

STAFFORD COUNTY

NORTH STAFFORD FARMERS' MARKET 422 Garrisonville Rd., Stafford (540-371-7964). April 17 to Oct. 31, Saturdays, 7 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. Producers.

WEST VIRGINIA

SHEPHERDSTOWN FARMERS' MARKETS (three locations, 304-267-5468):

* Behind library on German Street, April 11 to Dec. 19, Sundays, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Mostly producers.

* One Valley Bank parking lot on Route 45, May 12 to Sept. 15, Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m. Mostly producers.

* Washington Street, across from the post office, year-round, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Producers.

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