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Posted at 3:15 PM ET, 01/13/2011

The farmers markets open this winter in the DMV

By Timothy R. Smith

Here's a list of area farmers markets open this winter. If you know of others that ought to be on the list, send info to food@washpost.com. Check our complete list of farmers markets here.

THE DISTRICT

D.C. Open-Air Farmers Market at RFK Stadium
Benning Road and Oklahoma Avenue NE (Parking Lot No. 6)
301-325-3762 (James Williams)
6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, year-round unless there is a game at RFK (7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. during the winter, outdoors)

Dupont Circle FreshFarm Market
20th and Q streets NW
202-362-8889
www.freshfarmmarkets.org
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, year-round; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 4-Dec. 26

Eastern Market Outdoor Farmers Market
225 Seventh St. SE
202-698-5253 (Barry Margeson)
www.easternmarketdc.com
7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, year-round

Palisades Farmers Market
48th Place NW and MacArthur Boulevard
202-363-7441
www.palisadesfarmersmarket.com
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, year-round

Horace Mann Central Farm Market
4430 Newark St. NW
301-652-1708 (Ann Brody Cove)
3:30-6 p.m. Fridays, year-round

USDA Winter Farmers Market
1400 Independence Ave. SW (USDA South Building cafeteria)
202-720-8317 (Velma Lakins)
www.ams.usda.gov
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 2-March 31

VIRGINIA
Alexandria Farmers Market
301 King St. (Market Square)
703-906-1481 (Ray Howells)
www.alexandriava.gov
5:30-11 a.m. Saturdays, year-round

Del Ray Farmers Market
East Oxford and Mount Vernon avenues
703-683-2570 (Pat Miller)
pmiller1806@comcast.net
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, year-round

Arlington Farmers Market
North Courthouse Road and 14th Street (Courthouse parking lot)
703-228-6400 (George Parish)
lear@vt.edu
www.arlingtonfarmersmarket.com
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, January-April: 9 a.m.-noon, April 17- Dec. 25

Clarendon Farmers Market
Wilson Boulevard and N. Highland Street, Arlington (Clarendon Metro Station)
703-812-8881
www.clarendon.org/events/farmersmarket.html
3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, year-round

Falls Church Farmers Market
300 Park Ave. (City Hall parking lot)
703-248-5077 (Howard Herman)
www.fallschurchva.gov
9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Jan. 1-March 26; 8 a.m.-noon, April 3-Dec.18

Leesburg Farmers Market
Virginia Village Shopping Center, Catoctin Circle
540-454-8089 (Judy Stroske)
www.loudounfarmersmarkets.org
9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, year-round

Purcellville Community Market
143 N. 21st St. (during winter)
703-967-0431 (Juanita Tool)
www.loudounfarms.org
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays indoors; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. after May 1, outdoors at 130 E. Main St., Town Hall parking lot

Smart Markets at Gainesville
13297 Gateway Center Drive (Virginia Gateway Shopping Center)
703-463-0690 (Jean Janssen)
www.smartmarkets.org
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundays, year-round

Smart Markets at Oakton
2854 Hunter Mill Rd. (Unity of Fairfax Church)
703-463-0690 (Jean Janssen)
www.smartmarkets.org
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, year-round

MARYLAND
La Plata Farmers Market
Charles Street and Washington Avenue (Courthouse parking lot)
301-934-8421 (Joe Harrison)
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, year-round

Great Frederick Farmers Market
East Patrick Street (fairgrounds)
301-663-5895, Ext. 202 (Robert Fogle)
8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, year-round

Bethesda United Church of Christ Farmers Market
Fernwood Road and Democracy Boulevard
717-334-4582
10 a.m-2 p.m. Saturdays, year-round; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, May 6-Thanksgiving

Concord-St. Andrew's United Methodist Church Farmers Market
River and Goldsboro roads
301-229-3383
www.twinspringsfruitfarm.com/index.html
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, year-round except Christmas week

Goddard Space Flight Center
7474 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt
www.twinspringsfruitfarm.com/index.html
301-229-3383
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, year-round

Kensington Farmers Market
Howard Avenue (Kensington train station parking lot)
301-949-2424 (Shirley Watson)
www.tok.md.gov
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, year-round

Montgomery Farm Women's Cooperative Market
7155 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
301-652-2291 (John Noktehdan)
jnoktehdan@gmail.com
www.farmwomensmarket.com
7 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays, year-round

NCI-Frederick Winter Farmers Market
At Wood and Sultan streets (on Fort Detrick, outside Building 549 of the National Cancer Institute)
301-846-1956
farmersmkt@mail.nih.gov
11 a.m.-1 p.m. alternating Tuesdays, Nov. 9-May 24

Silver Spring FreshFarm Market
951 Ellsworth Drive
202-362-8889
silverspring@freshfarmmarkets.org
www.freshfarmmarkets.org
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, January-March; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April-December

Takoma Park Farmers Market
Laurel Avenue between Eastern and Carroll avenues
301-422-0097
www.takomaparkmarket.com
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, year-round

Charlotte Hall Farmers Market and Auction
29980 Three Notch Rd.
301-884-3966 (Ben Burroughs Jr.)
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, year-round

By Timothy R. Smith  | January 13, 2011; 3:15 PM ET
Categories:  Markets This Week  | Tags:  Timothy R. Smith  
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