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Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 01/12/2011

Market Roundup: Jan. 15-18

By Timothy R. Smith

Updated Tuesday, Jan. 18
A taste of what will be at area farmers markets this week:

THIS JUST IN/LAST CALL
Saturday's FreshFarm Market in Silver Spring will have spelt bread with walnuts and canned peaches from Quaker Valley.

Saturday's Old Town Farmers Market in Alexandria will have meat, eggs and beef.; OberGood from Sharpsburg will have goat cheese.

Sunday's Takoma Park Farmers Market will have cabbage, potatoes, popcorn, winter squash and sunflower seeds from Glenville Hollow Farms; 10 varieties of apples, plus Bosc and Asian pears and apple cider from Black Rock Orchard; Fuji, Goldrush, Cameo, Golden Delicious, Pink Lady and Granny Smith apples as well as Bosc pears from Twin Springs Fruit Farm, and from the greenhouse, arugula and red oakleaf lettuce. Winter vegetables include: super sweet "sugar snack" carrots, Vivaldi yellow potatoes, Beauregard and Japanese sweet potatoes, candy and "Mars" sweet onions and 4 winter squash, "sunshine and "bon bon varieties. Lots of bargains from Twin Springs Fruit Farm: seconds apples for sauce, juice and baking at only $1.49 per pound and $15 per half bushel (approx. 60 cents per pound); carrots in 2-pound bags at $4.75; potatoes in 5 lb. bags at $4.75. Also, end of the season special for German white garlic: 3 heads for a $1.

Bees ‘n' Blossoms will have an assortment of varietal honeys, honey jellies, made without refined sugar and products that help support the immune system such as propolis honey, power honey (wildflower honey with bee pollen added), bee pollen (bulk pricing available), and Beekeepers Cough Soother (clover honey with lemon juice and rind); Farmer Jerry will have his popular eggs – get there early because they sell out fast -- as well as jams and beeswax candles; Atwater's Bakery will have an assortment of breads (both sourdough and yeasted) and pastries including muffins, scones, cookies, granola and tea cakes.

Sunday's FreshFarm Market in Dupont Circle will have hand-dried wool yarns, Jerusalem artichokes and sweet potatoes; Sunnyside Farm and Orchard will have collard greens. The Farm at Sunnyside will have arugula; Endless Summer Harvest will have hydroponic lettuces.

CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Tuesday's NCI-Frederick Winter Farmers Market will have maple products, including syrup, maple basil mustard, candy, cream chocolates and vinegar.

See The Post's listing of local farmers markets.

Don't forget to search for seasonal recipes in our Recipe Finder.

By Timothy R. Smith  | January 12, 2011; 11:59 PM ET
Categories:  Markets This Week  | Tags:  Markets This Week  
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