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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 Check our complete list of farmers markets here.


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
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)
7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, year-round

Palisades Farmers Market
48th Place NW and MacArthur Boulevard
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)
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 2-March 31

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

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

Arlington Farmers Market
North Courthouse Road and 14th Street (Courthouse parking lot)
703-228-6400 (George Parish)
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)
3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, year-round

Falls Church Farmers Market
300 Park Ave. (City Hall parking lot)
703-248-5077 (Howard Herman)
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)
9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, year-round

Purcellville Community Market
143 N. 21st St. (during winter)
703-967-0431 (Juanita Tool)
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)
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)
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, year-round

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
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
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, year-round except Christmas week

Goddard Space Flight Center
7474 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, year-round

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

Montgomery Farm Women's Cooperative Market
7155 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
301-652-2291 (John Noktehdan)
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)
11 a.m.-1 p.m. alternating Tuesdays, Nov. 9-May 24

Silver Spring FreshFarm Market
951 Ellsworth Drive
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
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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