rockyblue Posted July 15 Report Share Posted July 15 for those of you who live/work in the downtown DC area...Penn Quarter FRESHFARM MarketOpens Thursday, July 17th, 3:00 - 7:00pmNorth end of 8th Street between D and EI am very excited that Penn Quarter is going to have its very own farmersmarket. Thanks to Ann Yonkers and Bernie Prince Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market will be opening up on 8th Street this Thursday. If you see either of them, please thank them for bringing their FRESHFARM Market here to us just before each weekend. This is a "producers only" market for farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Products for sale will include fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, cut flowers, potted plants, homemade baked goods, soaps, and herbal products. The market will be here every Thursday through October 30th.Following is a list of farmers who will be at the Penn Quarter Market on Thursday and their wares:Anchor NurseryHanging baskets, market packs, cut flowers and planters Black RockBlueberries, cherries, and some late strawberries (when ripened later in theseason, peaches, apricots and nectarines)Highfield DairyWhole wheat and seven grain breads, goat cheese (fresh chÃ¨vre) and aged goat and cow's milk cheeses, goat cheese tarts, perogies, and quiches, goat cheese pizza (ask Dan), and fruit sorbetsJefferson's Four SeasonsAnnuals and perennials for planting and cut flowersMount HarmonyArtesian handmade soaps made in Loudoun County, VirginiaOak Grove FarmAt least three different breads, cheddar breadsticks, granola, cookies and scones, butter, cave-aged cheeses, and ricotta and cream cheeseSand Hill FarmRaspberries, cabbages, salad greens, cucumbers, hanging baskets, string beans, and maybe some sweet cornToigo OrchardsBlueberries, cherries, and late strawberries (peaches, nectarines, tomato sauce, applesauce, horseradish, and mustards later in the season)Wheatland VegetableMarket vegetable packs, greens, green and yellow squash, fennelFRESHFARM Markets currently operates the Dupont Circle market on Sundays. The Penn Quarter market is co-sponsored by the Downtown Business Improvement District and thanks the businesses and residents of Penn Quarter for their support. By scheduling this producer-only market late-afternoon/early-evening on Thursday, it will be able to serve residentswho are returning home to the neighborhood and workers who are leaving their offices to go home. FRESHFARM Markets202.362.8889 <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com <http://www.freshfarmmarket.org/> www.freshfarmmarket.org Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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