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Market Roundup: Oct. 13-19

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

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter:

Anchor Nursery: cauliflower; regular and savoy cabbage.

The Farm at Sunnyside: lacinato kale; mint, Gold Rush apples.

At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:

Bigg Riggs Farm: banana peppers.

Blueberry Hill: sweet potato greens.

Pleasant Pops: Thai coconut curry, Honeycrisp apple and peaches and cream popsicles.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: gourds; delicata squash.

Toigo Orchards: pears.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:

Atwater’s Bakery: pumpkin cream cheese muffins.

Many Rocks Farm: mulefoot pork.

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: spinach; Asian stir-fry mix; Tuscan and Red Russian kale.

Three Springs Fruit Farm: Nittany, Rome and Ida apples.

At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:

Copper Pot Food Co.: pear and ricotta ravioli; duck ravioli; rabbit ravioli; beef tortellini; pumpkin ravioli.

McLeaf’s Orchards: Crimson Topaz, Stayman, Macoun, Honeycrisp apples; Swiss chard; eggplant; ultraviolet-processed cider.

Pecan Meadow Farm: medium-size pullet eggs and large brown chicken eggs; pumpkin whoopie pies; pumpkin pies; dried Honeycrisp apples.

Whisked!: savory apple tart; beef pot pie; white spice pound cake.

At Saturday’s Columbia Heights Community Marketplace:

Chesley Vegetable Farms: pumpkins; gourds; cider; Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonagold, Lowry and Mutsu apples; winter squash; tomatoes; peppers; potatoes.

Dragonfly Farms: Cipollini onions; Romanesco broccoli; broccoli; cauliflower; kale; collards; sweet potatoes; green beans; plum tomatoes; butternut squash; green peppers; hot peppers; sweet yellow onions; eggplant.

Upper Crust Artisan Bread: sourdough; baguette; pain de campagne; Russian black bread; raisin pecan, harvest grain, olive, whole wheat, focaccia, challah and Italian breads.

Wisteria Farm: baby greens salad blends; baby kale; Swiss chard; braising greens; Asian greens; sweet sugar snap pea shoots; French breakfast radishes; salsa; black bean dip; hummus; lemon tahini dressing; serrano ginger pepper sauce.

At Saturday’s Falls Church Farmers Market:

Greenstone Fields: shiitake mushrooms; heirloom tomatoes.

Potomac Vegetable Farms: kale; collards; Asian mustard and other greens; sweet potatoes; beans.

Valentine’s Country Bakery and Meats: cinnamon rolls with caramel frosting; pumpkin rolls filled with cream cheese; pumpkin bread.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:

Full Cellar Farm: pullet eggs; kale; green beans.

Quaker Valley Orchards: Irish potatoes; Golden Delicious apples.

Red Apron Butchery: Atomic dogs.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda:

Knouse Fruitlands: Jonagold, Cameo, Empire, Mutsu, Nittany, Stayman, Crimson Topaz and Suncrisp apples.

Pleitez Produce: sorrel.

Praline Bakery: cinnamon rolls.

Spiral Path Farm: collards; lacinato kale.

Sunset Valley Farm: pumpkin nut ice cream.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:

Audia's Farm: jams; sweet potatoes.

Clear Spring Creamery smoothies; quark; butter.

Glenville Hollow Farms: broccoli; sweet potatoes; radishes; winter squash; cabbage; kale; green beans.

Homestead Farm: collards; kale; baby cabbage; butternut squash; Tahitian pumpkins; lemon grass; huckleberries.

North Mountain Pastures : pastured pork; pastured chicken; pastured turkeys; grass-fed lamb and beef; artisan cured meats; fermented vegetables.

Potomac Vegetable Farms: pumpkins; cider; fall greens.

Smith Meadows: grass-fed beef; pork; lamb; chicken.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle:

Country Pleasures Farm: Black Twig apples.

Ecofriendly Foods: ground rabbit.

Next Step Produce: arugula; kiwi grapes; baby kale; green wave mustard; stinging nettles; vitamin greens.

Quaker Valley Orchards: spaghetti squash.

Tree and Leaf Farm: carrot bunches.

At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:

Copper Pot Food Co.: pear and ricotta ravioli; beef Bolognese; ham tortellini; pumpkin truffle soup.

SnowBear Farm: banana fingerling and Romanze potatoes; kohlrabi; spinach; garlic; leeks.

At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:

Atwater’s Bakery: caramel apple muffins.

Bigg Riggs Farm: Swiss chard; unpasteurized apple cider.

Everona Dairy: ricotta cheese.

Haskins Family Farm: maple sausage.

At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market:

Blueberry Hill: broccoli.

Pleasant Pops: peaches and cream popsicles.

Quaker Valley Orchards: pumpkins; Golden Delicious apples.

Sunnyside Farm and Orchard: parsley; kale; collards.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:

Capital Kettle Corn: hot chocolate kettle corn.

Garner’s Produce: shelled black beans; corn; cabbage.

Three Spring Fruit Farms: Cameo apples.


At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market in Penn Quarter, chef demo by Ryan Collins of Oyamel, 4-5 p.m.

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Bethesda, chef demo by Terri Cutrino of the Bethesda Jaleo, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market, pasty chef demo by Babette Couser, 10-11 a.m.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market at Dupont Circle, chef demo by Michael Costa of Zaytinya, 11 a.m.-noon.

At Wednesday’s Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market, speak with a dietitian from George Washington University Hospital.

At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market, chef demo by Orlando Armaro of Station 4, noon-1 p.m.

See our lists of local farmers markets and 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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