Daily Archives: September 16, 2017

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – September 16, 2017

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


Dear Friends of Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:  Come enjoy a beautiful morning and good food.  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 Fiddler & Friends  Enjoy the music!


Fashion Pop-Up:  Strut_DC’s Mobile MoGals bring to you a Boutique On wheels. TheStrutTruck will bring Stylish, Trendy, USA Made Fashion to you!   www.thestruttruck.com   IG: @the_Strut_Truck   Facebook.com/theStrutTruck



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:  Welcome fall!  Truck Patch will have broccoli and winter squash, but our summer produce harvest is shrinking, so get there early for the best tomato selection!  We’ll have pork chops, sausage, and chicken, or try kebabs of zucchini and summer squash.  Don’t forget the chili peppers!  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: Yellow peaches. Honeycrisp, gala, crimson crisp, zestar, smokehouse, and cortland apples. Asian pears and grapes. Jams, tomato sauce, apple sauce and honey. Onions, potatoes and tomatoes. Cider.  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, Bloomery camembert, 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: 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: We are back from our holiday!  Try our menu for Mexican Independence Day, we have maizopes en nogada: roasted poblano peppers, ground beef picadillo, walnut cream sauce and pomegranate.  Also, we have limit orders of a special spaghetti squash cooked in black mole.  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.


4 Yard Sales

1741 Park Rd, Sidewalk Sale Saturday 9/16 – ​Having a sidewalk sale this Saturday. We’ll be selling books, comic books, antiques, toys. etc. Thanks!


Yard Sale – 3144 17th St Sat 10-3


Yard Sale – 2017 Rosemount Ave. 9am to 3pm. ?Sat 9/16?


Killer Yard Sale! – Lots of awesome vintage clothing as my boutique moves cities. Toddler and baby girl clothes, shoes, collectibles, books, art and miscellaneous bike stuff.  Sunday, 9/17, 11a-3p, 1713 Lamont St


Honey Harvest & Children’s Day – Brookside Gardens  September 16, 11 AM to 4 PM  MSBA  Clubs, vendors and pollinator organizations from across the Free State participate in a rewarding day that is fun and educational for all. 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902


Apiary tours

Live Bee Hive Demo

Observation Hive

Honey and Hive Product Sales

Honey Extracting Demo

Volunteers Needed! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4ea8a72ea20-honey  http://www.mdbeekeepers.org/honey_harvest_fest.html


Mt Pleasant Library – Events: www.dclibrary.org/mtpleasant


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



A neighborhood business with support from Mount Pleasant Main Street (501(c)(3)) & Mount Pleasant Business Association

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