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Market Roundup: March 22-25

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

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Evensong Farm: pasture-raised pork, beef and chicken; eggs; herbs.

Garner’s Produce: broccoli; greens; radishes.

Gordy's Pickle Jar: pickles; relish.

Red Zebra: pizza.

Soupergirl!: vegan soups and salads.

At Saturday’s Falls Church Farmers Market:

Cold Country Salmon: Alaskan salmon.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Chicano Sol: baby garlic.

Evensong Farm: dog cookies; organic chicken.

Garden Path Farms: rabbit.

Koiner Farm: spring onions; fresh rosemary; kale.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Atwater’s Bakery: breads; scones; croissants; granola; cookies.

Blue Ridge Botanicals: pots of greens, including lettuces, arugula, spinach, Red Russian kale, green kale and mache.

Cherry Glen Goat Cheese Co.: chevre; ricotta; soft ripened cheeses.

Clear Spring Creamery: creamline milk; nonfat milk; cream; chocolate milk; cheese curds; yogurt drinks (plain, honey, vanilla and strawberry).

Homestead Farm: micro greens; cabbage; kale; mixed greens; collard greens; Swiss chard; broccoli; lettuce; carrots; arugula; dill; parsley.

Keswick Creamery aged raw-milk cheeses (cheddar, Vermeer, Wallaby, Lesher); pasteurized fresh products (quark, whole-milk ricotta, yogurt and chocolate pudding).

North Mountain Pastures: free-range meats; fermented vegetables.

Glenville Hollow Farms: radishes; carrots; kale; potatoes; Swiss chard; popcorn; spinach.

Smith Meadows: pasture-raised meats and eggs.


At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, chef Dennis Marron of Poste Moderne Brasserie will be making root vegetable soup, 4-5 p.m.

See our lists of local farmers markets and Community-Supported Agriculture farms.

Search for seasonal recipes in our Recipe Finder.

We will publish our 2012 farmers market listings in April. If you have a new market or see information that needs to be corrected in our current 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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