Daily Archives: September 30, 2017

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – September 30, 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 seasonal 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:    Enjoy the music!  9-11a – Surprise.  11-1p – SHMO – Brother – sister duo arranging covers of mid-2000s indie pop tunes (and some other stuff) for vox and electric guitar or bass.



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:  It’s fall!  Truck Patch will have a *lot* of 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: Lots of apples and Asian pears. Potatoes, onions, tomatoes and popcorn. Honey, jam, apple butter and sauce and tomato sauce. Cider.  www.quakervalleyorchards.com


Reid’s Orchard:  Going to market this week: Concord grapes, pears, UV cider, Honeycrisp, Apple Grape and Apple Cherry cider, Apples- Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, Mutsu (and more!) apples.    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, Sophie’s Select Cheddar, West Virginia Blue and a limited amount of Bloomery camembert.   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:  This is it. Our last day at the MtP Market.  Stock up for the winter.  Strawberry Ginger Lemonade, Peaches and Cream, Cookies and Cream, Pomegranate Hibiscus are your final choices.  Visit our shops in Adams Morgan & downtown until we are back in April.  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, Pomegranate, and our Fall collaboration with Reid’s Orchard – Honeycrisp Apple Cider. Cheers!  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: Our round up of chicken mole brisket tinga is available this week. However, we’ll also have a chicken pibil inspired in the Yucatán area and served with pickled red onions. Our spaghetti squash is back on the menu this time with black mole from Oaxaca.  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.


Yard Sale –  Saturday, 8a-3p, 3144 17th St.


Yard Sale –  Saturday, 9a-12n, 1754 Kenyon St.


Yard Sale –  Saturday 9-2pm, 1613 Harvard St  Building wide yard sale tomorrow from 9am – 2pm. We have several unit owners that are going to be selling everything from clothing, electronics, books, Kitchen items, bags, and furniture.


Block Parties –  1700 Block Kilbourne and 1800 block Monroe St – Sat, 9/30, 3 – 9p.  Hang with your neighbors; enjoy music, games, food, & friends.  Annual Kilbourne Block Party – Live music, Moonbounce, games and more. Let’s get together, celebrate the block with Potluck food, friends, neighbors and refreshments before it gets COLD!


Piano Recital benefiting earthquake relief Sunday, October 1, 5pm with Juan Pablo Horcasitas @ Mexican Cultural Institute, 2829 16th St.  The Embassy of Mexico, through its Cultural Institute, invites you to a recital by Maestro Juan Pablo Horcasitas benefiting the victims of the September earthquakes in Mexico. The donations collected will go to the #FuerzaMexico trust set up to aid recovery and reconstruction efforts. We hope you will be able to join us for an evening of wonderful music to support those in need.


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


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


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