A taste of what will be at area farmers markets this week:
At Thursday’s FreshFarm Market by the White House:
Bigg Riggs Farm: squash babies.
Blueberry Hill: leeks; sweet potato greens.
Pleasant Pops: Mexican chocolate popsicles.
Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: salad mix; bird-egg beans.
Toigo Orchards: Asian pears.
At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring:
Groff’s Content Farm: duck.
Quaker Valley Orchards: snow peas; ambercup squash; acorn squash; spaghetti squash.
Sligo Creek Farm: Romano purple and green beans.
Spring Valley Farm and Orchard: shelling beans; sweet potatoes.
Three Springs Fruit Farm: Fuji apples.
At Saturday’s 14th & U Farmers Market:
Copper Pot Food Co.: butternut squash and truffle oil soup; confit duck legs and october bean soup; corn soup; confit duck ravioli; braised grass-fed beef tortellini; spinach and ricotta ravioli
Kuhn Orchards: Cortland, Shizuka and Crimson Topaz apples; gourds and mini pumpkins; kabocha squash.
McCleaf’s Orchard: Ruby Jon and Empire apples; Asian pears; kiwi berries; new potatoes (red and white); cucumbers.
Mountain View Farm: rabe greens (like a cross between mustard and broccoli rabe); baby bok choy; red kimchi.
Whisked!: spiced pumpkin with dried cranberry loaf bread; curried butternut squash tart; pesto bread.
At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market:
Blueberry Hill: sweet potato leaves.
Full Cellar Farm: purple, red and green peppers.
Quaker Valley Orchards: butternut, acorn, spaghetti and kabocha squash.
Richfield Farm: broccoli; last of the tomatoes.
At Saturday’s Mount Pleasant Farmers Market:
Earth Spring Farm: carnival squash.
Pleasant Pops: honey lavender popsicles.
Quaker Valley Orchards: acorn, butternut, kabocha and spaghetti squash; Cameo apples; Bartlett and Bosc pears.
Richfield Farm: broccoli.
Truck Patch Farms: broccoli.
V Picnic Club: homemade almond milk.
At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market:
Calvert’s Gift Farm: organic arugula, kale, ginger, lemon grass and sweet potatoes.
Clear Spring Creamery: pumpkin yogurt smoothies; honey skim milk (new); cream butter, including unsalted butter (new).
Ferry Landing Farm and Apiary: fresh, pastured eggs.
Smith Meadows Farm: chicken pot pies ($12); tuscan bean soup with beef sausage.
Stone Hearth Bakery: assorted breads, rolls, tarts, pastries and empanadas.
Waterpenny Farm: winter squash, including butternut, acorn, buttercup, sunshine, delicata, spaghetti, blue ballet, and New England pie pumpkins; new line of prepared tomato products including marinara sauce, yellow and red tomato soup and salsa.
At Sunday’s Bloomingdale Farmers Market:
Copper Pot Food Co.: butternut squash and truffle oil soup; confit duck legs and october bean soup; black truffle and cheese tortellini; pulled pork and nectarine cappellacci; ham and Parmesan tortellini.
Painted Hand Farm: Oktoberfest-style bratwurst made with rose veal and pastured pork.
SnowBear Farm: parsley root; celeraic (celery root); tatsoi; mizuna; kale; sage; basil; cilantro.
At Tuesday’s FreshFarm Market in Crystal City:
Atwater’s Bakery: mini apple blackberry pie.
Barajas Produce: Daikon radish; arugula; kale; collards; turnips.
Bigg Riggs Farm: Swiss chard.
Kuhn Orchards: chestnuts; delicata squash.
Rockahock Farm: spiced figs.
At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market:
Garner’s Produce: corn; tomatoes.
Three Springs Fruit Farm: Fuji apples; fresh-pressed cider.
At Wednesday’s Health and Human Services FreshFarm Market, new producer Capitol Kettle Corn; Zumba on the Plaza, open to the public and hosted by FedStrive, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; chef demo by Samaa Claiborne of Chocolate SaMosa, noon-1 p.m.
At Saturday’s H Street NE FreshFarm Market, kids can make “bugs” with produce, 9 a.m.-noon.; live music by Dustin Glasner, 10 a.m.-noon; sweet potato cooking demo by food educator Nura Williams, 10-11 a.m.
At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, the market moves to Gateway Plaza; cooking demo by chef Erik Berlin of the Silver Spring Whole Foods Market, 10-11 a.m.
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