Market Roundup: Aug. 5-11
Here is a taste of what will be at local farmers markets this week.
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Smart Markets has opened a new market at Pinnacle Towers at Tysons Corner. The market will be at 1751 Pinnacle Drive in McLean, every Thursday from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Some of the vendors include Chester Hess Farm and Orchard, Heritage Farm and Kitchen and Smallwood’s Veggieporium.
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Upon request, the Vienna Farmers Market will give informational tours for youth groups to teach kids about produce and the origin of farmers markets. Reservations must be made two weeks in advance. Call 703-200-7806.
At the Purcellville Farmers Market, the Woodgrove Lavender Farm sells spa baskets, with lavender sachets, light slippers, sponges, oil body wash and lotion for $20-$30. Sachets are also sold individually for $3 to $7.
On Saturday the Silver Spring FreshFarm Market will feature a demo with Babette Courser, a pastry and personal chef, at 11 a.m.
Check the listings of local farmers markets here.
Don't forget to search our Recipe Finder for great ways to use your seasonal market finds.
-- Naomi Nix
August 5, 2010; 4:00 PM ET
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