Daily Archives: April 27, 2018

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – April 28, 2018

Dear Friends of Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:

 

Spring is making another effort.  It should be a wonderful spring morning for the Farmers’ Market.  See you at the Market.  Thanks for shopping at the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market, but PLEASE SUPPORT our local full-time groceries during the rest of the week, especially Best World Supermarket.  It is a treasure to have a small, full service supermarket in MtP, but you must shop & support it.  It will only get better if you support it.  Don’t let something worse replace Best World AND Don Juan’s.  Come talk to us at the Farmers’ Market table on the Plaza stage to learn more about the community’s efforts to support Best World.

 

Market Events:

 

Market Music: Pedro on guitar in the morning, followed by Masipula on kalimba.

 

Bike Clinic — Our volunteer bike technicians are taking a break this week, back next week, May 5th.

 

Tin Lizzy Mobile Boutique will be back at the market this week with a truck load of brand new ethically sourced women’s apparel and accessories for spring.

 

DC International School – Dog Chip Fundraiser – Are Saturday’s your day to hit the Farmers Market? Is Dee Dee running low on dog treats? Support one of @DCInternationalSchool 8th Grade Community Projects by heading over to Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market on 4/28, 9am-1pm to purchase homemade dog treats for your best friend! All proceeds benefit the DC Humane Rescue Alliance Medical Center. @humanerescuealliance, #microchipyourpet, #IBLearners

 

What’s Coming to Market:

 

Earth Spring Farm: Greens for now, seeds for later! Earth Spring Farm will have lettuce mix, Salanova lettuce heads, Siberian kale, spinach, and a variety of herbs from our greenhouses, including mint, french sorrel, onion + garlic chives, parsley and pea shoots. Pair with our farm fresh, non-GMO eggs. We’re also bringing seedlings ready to transplant, and our own soil mix for your garden! Handmade on the farm by Farmer Mike.  earthspringcsa.com

 

Truck Patch Farm:  Emoji Puzzle of the Week: Emoji Puzzle:  🥚🥚🥚🥓🥓   🥗

(Key: We will have eggs, pork, kale, beets, and limited amounts of spinach and spring mix. Other things coming soon with sun, warm temperatures and enough (but not too much) rain.  www.truckpatchfarms.com

 

Richfield Farm: We will have spinach and asparagus this week in addition to our herbs, plants & seedlings for your garden.  www.facebook.com/pages/Richfield-Farm/108853529132734

 

Quaker Valley Orchards:  Fuji, Pink Lady, Gold Rush and Crimson Crisp.  Apple butter and sauce, honey, tomato sauce and apple chips.  Jams -Tart Cherry, Blackberry, Blueberry, Peach and Red Raspberry.   www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:  We will have apples, cider and herbs this week.  www.reidsorchardwinery.com

 

Groff’s Content Farm:  Our butcher will have whole chickens, chicken breasts, chicken wings, various types of sausage, and free range hen and duck eggs.  www.groffscontentfarm.com

 

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

 

Good Sense Farm & Apiary: Mushrooms, honey, and more.  goodsensefarm.com

 

No.1 Sons:  Tangy Turnips!  Grown by Next Step Produce in MD, these turnips are naturally horseradish tasting.  We didn’t add any horseradish.  Mother Nature at its finest!  number1sons.com/

 

Atwaters Bakery: We are introducing “Granola Bread”.  Literally granola bars turned into loaves of bread.  Great for breakfast.  We’re also bring along or local rye crackers hand rolled and cut in our Big Kitchen.  Great with our jams and your favorite cheeses.  In addition, we’ll have all the staples – croissants, muffins, scones, cookies, small batch jam made with local fruits, and hand shaped, organic breads!  Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @atwatersfoods for daily updates and behind the scenes snapshots.  atwaters.biz/

 

Pleasant Pops: Strawberry Ginger Lemonade, Hibiscus Pomegranate, Mexican Chocolate, and Cookies and Cream.  Visit their shops in Adams Morgan & downtown.  pleasantpops.com/

 

Craft Kombucha: Our extensive lineup of seasonal flavors mean that there is a flavor of Craft Kombucha for everyone out there.  Our current favorite seasonal flavor is Cherry Blossom, which we’ll have on-tap alongside Ginger, Elderflower, Blue Lemongrass, Mango Honeybush (our caffeine-free flavor), and for the first time this season, Lime Margarita. Cheers!  Stop by and see what we have this weekend.  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:  Visit us this Saturday. Toppings include our chicken almond mole, brisket Tinga, sweet potatoes with ramps and rajas.  We are also making kekas: spicy cheddar cheese and locally grown epazote.   www.manosdemaiz.com

 

Hilana Cuisine:  Falafel sandwiches and hummus.

 

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.

 

 

 

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

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