Daily Archives: September 9, 2017

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – September 9, 2017

Foods from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Saturday Mornings on the Plaza under the trees.

 

Dear Friends of Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:    Come enjoy your neighbors.  Stay for a little while and enjoy the music, snacks, & neighbors.

 

Favorite Recipes Wanted  –  Do you have a Farmers’ Market recipe that you would like to share?  Send it along, thanks!

 

 

Market Events:

 

Bike Clinic –  Their volunteer bike technicians will be there to tweak your wheels, and show how to do it.

 

Music:  Raycurt Da Fiddla with maybe a few friends.  Enjoy the music!

 

What’s Coming to Market:

 

Earth Spring Farm:  We have herbs this week!  Apple mint, spearmint, basil, calendula flowers, red clover, wildflowers, and bunches of things we find in the fields, ….to be determined  =)  Eggs, greens, squash, garlic bulbs and scapes as well.  Come see us early.  earthspringcsa.com

 

Truck Patch Farm:  We’ll have pork chops, sausage, and chicken, or try kebabs of zucchini and summer squash.  Don’t forget the tomatoes, basil, cucumbers and green beans.  As always, we’ll have arugula, mesclun salad mix, spinach, chard & kale.  Free Range eggs.  www.truckpatchfarms.com

 

Richfield Farm:  Everything the summer heart can desire: Corn, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, melons, pepper, eggplants, beans, & squash.  www.facebook.com/pages/Richfield-Farm/108853529132734

 

Quaker Valley Orchards:  This week: white and yellow peaches and nectarines. Smokehouse, Gala, Honeycrisp and Zestar apples. Grapes & blackberries. Tomatoes, onions, & potatoes.  www.quakervalleyorchards.com

 

Reid’s Orchard:  Going to market this week: Yellow peaches, white peaches, donut peaches, nectarines, Pristine, Earligold, Paula Red, Ginger Gold, Premier Honeycrisp (and more!) apples.  The Premier Honeycrisp are new this year, they are an early season honeycrisp apple.    www.reidsorchardwinery.com

 

Groff’s Content Farm:  We will have fresh duck at Market!  We also have some new grassfed beef bologna and snack sticks made without preservatives or added nitrates.  As one customer said, they are weirdly good; I personally can’t stop eating them.  Kind of summer sausage-like would be great on crackers if you can get them that far.  We have lots of ground beef and bacon for the perfect grassfed bacon cheese burger paired with cheese from Spring Gap Mountain of course.  Also Bratwurst and keilbasa which are outstanding grilled on a bun topped with Number 1 Sons sauerkraut.   www.groffscontentfarm.com

 

Spring Gap Mountain:  Our delightful cheese monger will be bringing Shenandoah Sunrise Tomme, Jersey Gold Gouda, Farmhouse Feta, West Virginia Blue, Sophie’s Select cheddar, fresh mozzarella and lightly salted cultured butter.   www.springgapmtn.com

 

No.1 Sons:  It is cucumber pickle bonanza at the pickle stand.  Half Sours!  Full Sours!  Sweet Pickles (vinegar pickled, not fermented)!  Our spicy Rippin Rosetdio kraut.  As always, bring back your pickle container to the Number 1 Sons stand + a refill is 25 cents off.  number1sons.com/

 

Good Sense Farm – Mushrooms & Apiary:   We have shiitakes, oysters, criminis as far as fresh mushrooms.  We will also have Wanderfood Mushroom Jerky in the following flavors: Rock Creek Original and Blue Mountain Jerk..  www.facebook.com/GoodSenseFarm/

 

Atwaters Bakery:  We will have jalapeno cheddar, sprouted whole wheat sourdough.  Summer fruit jams.  Look for cherry, blueberry, and peach varieties!​  atwaters.biz/

 

Pleasant Pops:  Peach Hibiscus, Strawberry Ginger Lemonade, and Cookies & Cream this week.   Visit our shops in Adams Morgan & downtown.  pleasantpops.com/

 

Craft Kombucha: Our extensive lineup of seasonal flavors means that there is a flavor of Craft Kombucha for everyone out there.  This Saturday we’ll be serving the following flavors on-tap: Apple-Ginger, Elderflower, Blue Lemongrass, Mango Honeybush, Citra Hop’d Lemon, and Pomegranate.  www.craftkombucha.com

 

Peoples Bao:  Peter has Chinese steamed edamame buns with tender, slow roasted free range heritage pork or duck.  Also available are hot Asian soups to enjoy at the market or cold to take home.  peoplesbao.com

 

Manos de Maiz: Sorry, on holiday.  We’ll be  back from our summer vacation on Sept 16 with a special menu for Mexican Independence Day.  In the meantime, follow our stories on Instagram to see what we are eating in Mexico City.  www.manosdemaiz.com

 

Hilana Cuisine:  The best & freshest homemade Falafel sandwich wraps..

 

Pagoda Caffè:  Come by and enjoy a delicious handmade brew!  www.pagodagoods.com

 

 

Community Events:

 

Saturday Morning Yoga – Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga.  Everyone is welcome, beginners especially!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water.  Bring your own yoga mat or use one of theirs.  10am, MtP Library

 

Saturday Book Sale  –  Come by the library every Saturday, from 11-2p, for weekly Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library book sales. The Friends room is up on the 2nd floor across from the entrance to the Children’s Room.

 

Dance Place Family Day – September 9, 9:30a-3p – Get the Dance Place experience for FREE and introduce your child to their neighbors and to the arts.  All of Brookland / Edgewood comes out for this annual celebration of our thriving, artistic community and you’re invited!  Get the kids moving in sample classes, make something beautiful with guided arts and crafts and so much more!  www.danceplace.org/performances/dance-place-family-day/

 

CelebratePetworth – a FREE neighborhood festival organized by and for the residents of Petworth DC and surrounding neighborhoods, celebrating creativity, diversity, culture, people, and quality of life. Saturday, September 9, 11 AM – 5 PM, 800 block Upshur St NW  https://www.celebratepetworth.org

 

Adams Morgan Day – Sunday, 9/10, 12n-6p.  Now in its 39th year, Adams Morgan Day is Washington’s longest running neighborhood festival. Adams Morgan Day 2017 will be a family-friendly celebration with music, art and activities for all ages. We welcome residents and visitors alike to meet our neighborhood businesses, artists and service organizations.  www.adamsmorganday2017.com

 

 

 

Read more about Mount Pleasant  –  https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/MountPleasantDC/info

 

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – 3210 Mt Pleasant St Plaza at 17th & Lamont – 9a-1p

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