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


At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Anchor Nursery: Sicilian eggplant ($1.50 per pound).

Dolcezza: white nectarine sorbet ($6 per half pint).

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Gunpowder Bison & Trading Co.: ginger-maple Italian sausage and breakfast sausage ($8.99 per pound).

The Red Zebra: piadina filled with fresh local ingredients ($8 each).

Toigo Orchards: white nectarines ($2.49 per pound), Methley sugar plums ($7 per quart).

Bigg Riggs Farm: hot pepper jelly ($3.50 per jar).

Blueberry Hill: blue potatoes ($5.50 per quart).

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Quaker Valley Orchards: Asian melons and baby yellow watermelons and plums.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: new varieties of plums.

Spiral Path Farm: organic corn and bell peppers.

Evensong Farm: Andouille sausage.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: apricots.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Quaker Valley Orchards: donut peaches, goldflower watermelon and Asian melons.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

Spiral Path Farm: red potatoes, onions and green bell peppers.

Pleitez Produce: Romano beans.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

Bella Terra Family Farms: potatoes.

Chesley Vegetable Farms: watermelons and white peaches.

Dragonfly Farms: okra.

Fresh Crunch Pickles: pickled cucumbers, okra, green tomatoes, beets and beans.

 At Saturday’s Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market:

Toigo Orchards: donut peaches, white nectarines, white peaches, watermelons (yellow, orange, red), cantaloupes and plums, including Santa Rosa, Formosa and shiro.

Waterview Foods: crabcakes.

Spriggs Delight Farm: pineapple chevre and goat’s milk fudge (new).

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Twin Springs Fruit Farm: freestone peaches, canary melons, blackberries, blueberries, heirloom tomatoes and snack carrots.

Musachio Produce Farm: watermelons.

Glenville Hollow Farms: green beans and corn.

Audia’s Farm: potatoes.

Calvert’s Gift Farm: a variety of organic salad greens and sweet red peppers.

Smith Meadows: zucchini minestrone soup, summer squash soup, cold cucumber-and-mint soup  ($6 per 16-ounce tub).

Black Rock Orchard: peaches and nectarines.

Toigo Orchards: peaches and tomatoes.

Potomac Vegetable Farms: peaches, plums and several varieties of basil.

Waterpenny Farm: tomatoes, zucchini, melons and eggs.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Farm at Sunnyside: heirloom tomatoes.

Next Step Produce: sweet potato greens ($3 per bunch).

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Kuhn Orchards: watermelon.

Barajas Produce: French orange cantaloupe.

Toigo Orchards: nectarines.

Richfield Farm: sweet corn.

Coulter Farms: raw cow’s milk cheese and new cuts of steak.

At Wednesday’s FreshFarm Market in Foggy Bottom:

Pleasant Pops: watermelon mint and summer peach pops made from local fruit.

Blueberry Hill: head lettuce.

Sunnyside Farm and Orchard: cantaloupes.

Quaker Valley Orchards: donut peaches.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Garner’s Produce: red and yellow bell peppers and corn.


At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, Dieu Tran will make a bean and tomato salad with feta cheese from 10 to 11 a.m.

See our updated list of local farmers markets and our 2011 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 smitht@washpost.com.