A taste of what will be at area farmers markets this week:
At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, Mountainview Farm will have cherry belle radishes ($2.50 per bunch) and red rain mizuna ($2.75 per bunch); Anchor Nursery will have red turnips ($3 per bunch); Copper Pot will have asparagus soup ($5 per 16-ounce container) and spinach dip ($5 per eight-ounce container).
At Thursday’s Smart Market at Manassas, Tyson Farm will have sweet strawberries; Montoya’s Produce will have summer squash.
At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House, Soupergirl will have chilled vichyssoise, summer red lentil soup and a spinach soup; S pring Valley Farm and Orchard will have broccoli and zucchini.
At Friday’s Smart Market in Centreville, Uncle Fred’s BBQ Shack will have smoked chicken, pulled pork, beef brisket and ribs; Tyson Farm will have strawberries; Culinary Herb Farm will have herb mixes.
At Saturday’s Smart Market in Oakton, Fabbioli Cellars will have wine; Tyson Farm will have strawberries; Montoya’s Produce will have summer squash; Il Bastone will have Argentine empanadas.
At Saturday’s Mount Pleasant Farmers Market , People’s Bao will have hot Asian steamed buns with pork or shiitake mushrooms; Earth Spring Farm will have Amish cheese; Pleasant Pops will have vegan Summer Strawberry frozen pops; Truck Patch Farms will have strawberries, asparagus, mesclun, Swiss chard, kale, beets, pork and eggs; Richfield Farm will have sugar snap peas, rhubarb, strawberries, asparagus, lettuce and spring onions; Groff’s Content will have chicken, lamb, beef, pork and sausages; Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Co. will have brie; Atwater’s Breads will have baguettes and scones; Quaker Valley Orchards will have strawberries, asparagus, jam and honey; Reid’s Orchard will have sugar snap peas and strawberries.
At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, Spring Valley Farm and Orchard will have baby summer squash; Spiral Path Farm will have organic leeks; North Mountain Pastures will have Lincolnshire sausage and bacon.
At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market, Blueberry Hill will have garlic scapes and squash blossoms; Richfield Farm will have head lettuce ($3 per head; two for $5) and rhubarb.
At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda, Mock’s Greenhouse will have hydroponic Green Zebra tomatoes; Spring Gap Mountain Creamery will have cheddar cheese.
At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market, Whisked! will have strawberry-rhubarb pies, white spice cake, coffee cake, basil-spinach-tomato quiche and a Mediterranean tart; Truck Patch Farms will have sliced, smoked, fresh and slab bacon, pastured pork steaks, ribs, sausages and ground beef; Kuhn Orchards will have freshly pressed apple cider, asparagus, rhubarb and breakfast radishes; McCleaf’s Orchards will have rhubarb, kale varieties, lettuce, onions, honeycrisp applesauce and apple butter; Mountain View Farm will have traditional kimchi and sauerkraut, summer squash, braising green mixes, carrots, head lettuce, sugar snap peas, beets, kale, basil, chard, collards, spinach and other greens; Garner’s Produce will have raspberries, garlic scapes, cauliflower, shelled peas and sugar snap peas, seven kinds of summer squash, squash blossoms, cherry tomatoes, red and white new potatoes, cabbages for coleslaw, kale, daikon, bok choy and purple and white turnips; Copper Pot will have chicken tortellini, duck ravioli, beet and goat cheese ravioli, spinach dip and strawberry-vanilla jam; Panorama Bakery will have rustiques, croissants, baguettes, pumpernickel and muffins; Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Co. will have fresh chevre and ricotta , crottins and soft-ripened, brie-like goat cheeses.
At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, Bella Terra Family Farm will have snow peas, lettuce, spring onions, arugula and pork; Bonaparte Breads will have French pastries and breads; Chapel’s Country Creamery will have cheddar, tomme and mozzarella; Chesley Farms will have strawberries, spring greens, apples and apple cider; Dragonfly Farms will have asparagus, Boston lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, onions, kale, sweet peas, radishes, greenhouse tomatoes and artisan wine vinegar; Gunpowder Bison and Trading will have various cuts of bison; Spriggs Delight Farm will have feta, Camembert, Valencay and tomme; Stachowski Brand Charcuterie will have chicken, duck, lamb and pork sausages; Twin Post Farms will have chicken eggs and duck eggs.
At Saturday’s Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market, Waterview Foods will have local Maryland lump crabmeat ($25 per pound), backfin ($20 per pound), shucked Maryland oysters, chicken eggs, duck eggs and chicken; Spring Valley Farm and Orchard will have cauliflower, new red potatoes, sugar snap peas, squash blossoms, zucchini, squash, chard, lettuce and broccoli; Westmoreland Produce will have green beans, yellow wax beans, new red and yellow potatoes and squash; Whitmore Farm will have multiple cuts of lamb, goat, roasting chickens, prosciutto and eggs; Midtrees Farm will have filet mignon, brisket, short ribs, London broil and ground beef; Toigo Orchard will have strawberries, asparagus, hothouse tomatoes, Persian cucumbers, bloody Mary mix, applesauce and pasta sauces; Krantz Apiary will have local wildflower honey; KarenKay’s Cakes will have individual cobblers and mini poundcakes; Bonaparte Breads will have French pastries; Pavaraga Coffee will have Hawaiian coffee beans; Stachowski Brand Charcuterie will have bratwursts and chorizo; Spriggs Delight Farm will have goat cheese, goat yogurt and goat’s-milk fudge; Cavanna Pasta will have pumpkin ravioli, artichoke ravioli, porcini ravioli, pesto, pomarola (marinara), ragu, fresh-cut pastas, lasagna and eggplant Parmesan.
At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market, Calvert’s Gift Farm will have sugar snap peas, garlic scapes, baby squash and lettuce; Ferry Landing Farm & Apiary, Smith Meadows Farm and North Mountain Pastures will all have eggs; Twin Springs Fruit Farm will have vine-ripened greenhouse tomatoes, including beefsteak tomatoes, Sungold cherry tomatoes and grape tomatoes;Clear Spring Creamery will have cream-line milk, chocolate milk, cheese curds, quark and yogurt; Audia’s Farm will have jams, jellies, dried herbs and teas.
At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market, North Mountain Pastures will have guanciale and prosciutto, pastured chicken and eggs, pickled vegetables and three kinds of bacon; Painted Hand Farm will have bratwurst, rose veal and Pennsylvania-farmed rainbow trout smoked with apple and hickory; Keswick Creamery will have tommes, ciders and wines, feta cheese, cheddars, quark, ricotta and yogurt; Copper Pot will have the chicken tortellini, duck ravioli, beet and goat cheese ravioli, spinach dip and strawberry-vanilla jam and red beet and rhubarb; SnowBear Farm will have garlic scapes, snow peas, sugarsnaps peas, Simpson’s lettuce, broccoli rabe, parsnips, kohlrabi, baby collards, radishes, mustards, kales, garlic chives and scallions; Truck Patch Farms will have bacon, pastured pork steaks, ribs, chops and sausages and ground beef, seven kinds of sausages, ham steaks, asparagus, mesclun, arugula, eggs, chives and various mints; Garner’s Produce will have raspberries, garlic scapes, shelled peas and sugar snap peas, seven kinds of summer squash, cherry tomatoes, red and white new potatoes, cabbages for coleslaw, kale, daikon, bok choy and purple and white turnips; Reid’s Orchard will have strawberries, sugar snap peas, jams and fruit butters; Panorama Bakery will have rustiques, croissants, baguettes, pumpernickel and muffins.
At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market in Dupont Circle, the Farm at Sunnyside will have garlic scapes; Next Step Produce will have fava beans, radicchio, fennel and strawberries; Spring Valley Farm and Orchard will have squash blossoms ($3.75 per box).
At Sunday’s Smart Market in Gainesville, the Rappahannock Natural Food Co-op will have beef, lamb and pork; Montoya’s Produce will have cherry tomatoes, summer squashes, cucumbers, broccoli and cauliflower; both the Culinary Herb Farm and the Shenandoah Spice Co. will have spice and herb mixes.
At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City, Barajas Produce will have red and blue potatoes, sour cherries and raspberries; Richfield Farm will have Swiss chard and lettuce; Coulter Farms will have a garlic and herb cheddar cheese and beef jerky.
At Wednesday’s FreshFarm Market in Foggy Bottom, Blueberry Hill will have garlic scapes; Sunnyside Farm and Orchard will have strawberry rhubarb cobbler.
At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market, Garner’s Produce will have red raspberries, tiny summer squash with blossoms, white and red Norland potatoes; Quarter Branch will have purple, pink and red radishes, romaine and butterhead lettuces.
At Wednesday’s Smart Market in Reston, Heritage Farm and Kitchen will have whole grain breads.
At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House, Jaime Montes de Oca of Zentan Restaurant will performm a cooking demonstration.
At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, Rita Calvert and Michael Heller will promote their new cookbook, “The Grassfed Gourmet Fires It Up,” and demonstrate some of their recipes.
At Saturday’s Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market, food educator Juliette Tahar will demonstrate how to make a strawberry coulis, 10 a.m. to noon.
At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market , food educator Melissa Jones will cook with seasonal market ingredients.
At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market in Dupont Circle , chef Nura Williams will give a cooking demonstration from 11 a.m. to noon.
At Tuesday’s Smart Market in Fairfax Corner, market chef Annie Sidley will cook with market ingredients at 1:30 p.m.
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