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Market Roundup: Aug. 26-Sept. 1

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This Saturday, the Vienna Farmers market will feature guest vendor Josi Essentials, who sells lotions, bath salts, gels and soaks made from natural ingredients.

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This Saturday at the Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, the Licking Creek Bend Farm will sell Gala and Gold Supreme apples for $1.39 per pound. They will also have eight varieties of hot peppers for $2.50 per pound.

Max Tyson's stand will sell Gala apples for $1.99 per pound at Smart Markets at Centreville.

Heritage Farm and Kitchen will sell heirloom tomatoes at Smart Markets at Tysons Corner for $2.75 per pound.

At the Vienna Farmers Market, Kuhn Orchards will sell Bartlett pears for $2.39 per pound.

At the Foggy Bottom FreshFarm market, Sunnyside Farm and Orchard will sell watermelon juice for $5 per bottle.

On Sunday and Saturday, Tyson Farms will sell Mountain Pride tomatoes for $2.49 per pound and gourmet salad tomatoes for $4 a quart at the Community Farmers Market. Also at the market, Valdez Brothers will sell red and white sweet onions for $2 per pound.

SPECIAL EVENTS

On Saturday, the Columbia Heights Community Marketplace will feature a chef demo with Terrance Brown from ThriveDC from 10 a.m. to noon.

Arthur Allen, author of "Ripe: The Search for the Perfect Tomato," will be selling and signing his book on Saturday at the Bethesda FreshFarm market.

Today, Annie Sidley will demonstrate a stovetop dinner at the Smart Markets at Tysons Corner from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Dupont FreshFarm market will feature a chef demo with Billy Klein of Café Saint-Ex on Sunday from 11 a.m. to noon.

-- Naomi Nix

By Naomi Nix  |  August 26, 2010; 12:00 AM ET
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