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Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 03/ 9/2011

Market Roundup: March 12-13

By Timothy R. Smith

A taste of what will be at area farmers markets:

THIS JUST IN/LAST CALL

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

At Sunday’s Takoma Park Farmers Market, Black Rock Orchard will have apples ($15 per peck, $25 per half bushel) and 10 varieties of Asian pears and apple cider; Bees 'n Blossoms will have raw Virginia honey products; Twin Springs will have apples, including Stayman, Mutsu, York, Fuji and Goldrush; Smith Meadows will have Tuscan Bean Soup, made with sweet Italian sausage, slow-cooked with cannellini beans, tomatoes, garlic, white wine and kale in a rich chicken broth ($6 per 16 ounce tub); Atwater's and Stone Hearth Bakery will both have fresh breads, scones croissants, granola and cookies; Ferry Landing, Smith Meadows and North Mountain Pastures will have fresh eggs.

At Sunday’s FreshFarm Market in Dupont Circle, Anchor Nursery will have cut tulips; Red Apron Butcher shop will begin accepting credit cards.

At Sunday’s Smart Market in Gainesville, there will be European style breads, bagels and cakes; Spring Gap Mountain Creamery will have aged raw-milk cheeses.

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  | March 9, 2011; 11:59 PM ET
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