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Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 02/23/2011

Market Roundup: Feb. 24-March 3

By Timothy R. Smith

A taste of what will be at area farmers markets:


At Thursday’s Smart Market in Manassas, Eat Wonky food truck will serve poutine (fries with gravy and cheese curds).

At Saturday’s FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring, Groff’s Content will have duck and goat merguez sausage; Down to Earth is selling sweet pepper and jalapeno relishes ($4 per pint); Mock’s Greenhouse will have cilantro, cress and dandelion greens ($2.75 per bunch).

At Saturday’s Smart Market in Oakton, Heritage Farm and Kitchen will have micro-greens and watercress and bread.

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market, the Mushroom Stand will have a mix of cultivated mushrooms, organic mushroom chili and organic mushroom soup both (16 ounces, $7; 32 ounces, $12); North Mountain Pastures will have ginger carrots, sauerkraut, sauerruben, winter kimchi and rotkohl; Bees 'n Blossoms will have raw honey, Propolis honey, power Honey and bee pollen; Smith Meadows will have sausage empanadas made from habanero spicy sausage and a blend of carrots, celery and onions in a lard based dough ($3 each or $8 per box of three), and beef empanadas made with a Jamaican curry blend, ground beef and a lard based dough ($3 each or $8 per box of three); Audia’s Farm will have jams, jellies, dried herbs and teas.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market in Dupont Circle, Spring Valley Farm & Orchard will have spinach; Blue Ridge Dairy will have probiotic kefir.

At Sunday’s Smart Market in Gainesville, Il Bastone Gourmet Foods will prepare Argentine empanadas and pork, beef and chicken sausages.

At Wednesday's USDA Winter Farmers Market in the USDA South Building Cafeteria, C&T Produce will have cabbage (75 cents per pound), curly kale ($1.25 per pound), broccoli ($2.50 per pound), greenhouse tomatoes ($2 per pound), white potatoes (99 cents per pound), sweet potatoes (99 cents per pound), beets (99 cents per pound), cauliflower ($3 per head), eggs ($3.50 per dozen).

See our listing of local farmers markets.

See our 2011 listings of Community-Supported Agriculture farms.

Search for seasonal recipes in our Recipe Finder.

By Timothy R. Smith  | February 23, 2011; 11:59 PM ET
Categories:  Markets This Week  | Tags:  Markets This Week, Timothy R. Smith  
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