Market Roundup: July 22-28
A taste of what will be at area farmers markets this week:
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Through a newly launched “CHFestivus Bucks Program,” shoppers who receive WIC, Senior Get Fresh Checks and food stamps (EBT/SNAP) benefits can double their food purchasing power every Saturday at the Columbia Heights Community Marketplace. Go to the information booth for details.
The Occoquan Farmers Market has added Virginia Bakery to its vendor list. The bakery sells empanadas for $3.50 and freshly squeezed lemonade for $3.
CHECK THESE OUT
The Licking Creek Bend farm is selling McIntosh apples at the Columbia Heights Community Marketplace for 99 cents a pound (over three pounds) or $1.39 per pound (for less than three pounds).
Today, Barajas Produce will sell eggplant for $4 per pound and watermelon for $5 each at the Ballston Farmers Market.
On Saturday, the Columbia Heights Community Marketplace will feature a chef demo with Chesley Farms and Smith Family Farm.
Saturday is “Ask a Gardener” day at the Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market. Sandy Farber, a gardener coordinator at the University of the District of Columbia, will be on hand to answer questions from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Check out our list of farmers markets in the area here.
Don't forget to search our database for seasonal recipes.
-- Naomi Nix
July 21, 2010; 11:59 PM ET
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