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Market Roundup: April 26-May 2

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

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Evensong Farm: pork (all cuts).

Red Apron Butchery: Frank the Cart (hot dogs).

Sand Hill Farm: green garlic; quail eggs; asparagus.

At Saturday’s Falls Church Farmers Market:

Lois’s Produce: strawberries; asparagus; leaf lettuce.

Valentine’s Country Bakery and Meats: rhubarb pie.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Baklava Couture: apricot-pistachio baklava.

Our House Farm: arugula; mustard greens.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: morels; asparagus; ramps; baby zucchini.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: rhubarb.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Full Cellar Farm: radishes; spinach.

Red Apron Butchery: seven kinds of fresh sausages; five types of hot dogs.

Richfield Farm: rhubarb; strawberries.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Next Step Produce: carrots; head lettuce.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: baby greenhouse zucchini with blossoms.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Black Rock Orchard: asparagus; apples; cider.

Blue Ridge Botanicals: Boysenberry blackberry, Triple Crown blackberry and Patriot blueberry fruiting shrubs.

Calvert’s Gift Farm: heirloom tomato, eggplant and pepper transplants for the garden; salad greens, including spinach, spring mix and arugula; garlic scallions. All certified organic.

Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Co.: Cherry Glen chevre and ricotta; five variations of soft ripened cheese (Monocacy Crottin, Monocacy Silver, Monocacy Ash, Monocacy Chipotle and Monocacy Gold).

Gunpowder Bison and Trading Co.: Delmonico steaks; flank steak; burgers; sausages.

Homestead Farm: sugar snap peas; strawberries; greens.

Musachio Produce Farm: strawberries.

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: greenhouse tomatoes.

Waterpenny Farm: tomato transplants.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Barajas Produce: strawberries; spring onions; radishes.

Bigg Riggs Farm: lettuce; onions; spinach; Swiss chard; asparagus.

At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:

Barajas Produce: strawberries; spring onions; radishes.

Quaker Valley Orchards: asparagus; carrots; radishes; greenhouse cucumbers.


At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, chef demo by Ramon Martinez of Jaleo, 4 p.m.

See our farmers market interactive map and list of 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

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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