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Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 02/16/2011

Market Roundup: Feb. 19-23

By Timothy R. Smith

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


At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, Down to Earth will have home-style preserves, including pickled peppers and green beans and dried herbs, including catnip, sun-dried tomatoes and chili peppers.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market , Smith Meadows will have chicken noodle soup ($16, 16 ounces); Atwater's Bakery will have sourdough and yeasted breads and pastries, including muffins, scones, cookies, granola and teacakes.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market in Dupont Circle, Farmhouse Flowers and Plants will have tulips; Eco-Friendly Foods will have rose veal; the Copper Pot Food Co. will have pheasant tortellini. Market master Rebecca Perring will demonstrate how to cook a spicy winter squash and lentil salad.

At Wednesday's USDA Winter Farmers Market in the USDA South Building Cafeteria, C&T Produce will have eggs ($3.50 per dozen), apples ($1.75 per pound) green onions ($2 per bunch), white potatoes (99 cents per pound) turnips (99 cents per pound), curly kale ($1.25 per pound), cabbage (75 cents per pound), collards ($1.25 per pound) and homemade jellies ($6 per jar); Terrapin Station Herb Farm will have dried herbs and spice mixes ($5 to $13) and breads ($3.50 each); So Very Special will have handmade soaps ($5 each) and hand creams ($3.75 each).

See our listing of local farmers markets.

Search for seasonal recipes in our Recipe Finder.

By Timothy R. Smith  | February 16, 2011; 11:59 PM ET
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$16 for 16 oz. of chicken soup? Yikes!

Posted by: fran12567 | February 17, 2011 11:17 AM | Report abuse

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