Daily Archives: June 9, 2018

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – June 9, 2018

Dear Friends of Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:


Maybe a bit of rain this weekend, but don’t let a couple of drops keep you away from 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 can only get better if you support it.  Don’t let Best World AND Don Juan’s get replaced.  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:


Bike Clinic – Our volunteer bike technicians will help you solve all your bike problems.  Come learn & volunteer.


Mount Pleasant Village  –  Learn more about our Village and celebrate the opportunities and meet the challenges of staying / aging in MtP.  Open for all ages.  mountpleasantvillage.org


Tin Lizzy mobile boutique – Great fashion finds for the season.  Get on board!  www.shoptinlizzy.com


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:  Unfortunately, some of our recent crops have been delayed or washed out due to low temperatures and too much rain. However, we still have asparagus, spring onions, kale, beets, and limited amounts of spinach and spring mix.  As always, we will have eggs and pork including bacon, ribs, roasts, and sausage..    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:   Strawberries, but no more asparagus. L Applesauce and butter, honey, dried apples, tomato sauce, sauerkraut and jams in strawberry, blueberry, red raspberry, tart cherry, blackberry and peach.www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:  We will have strawberries, sugar snap peas, herb plants and apples this week for market.  www.  reidsorchardwinery.com   http://bit.ly/reidsfarmersmarket


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


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: This weekend, our special bread will be Emmer Walnut.  We are also re-introducing our seeded rye crackers.  They pair great with your favorite cheese, jams, and party dips.  We will also have great additions for your Memorial Day parties.  Fruit pies, gluten free burger buns, and our assorted pastries for a sweet finish to your weekend!  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: Chongos, Cookies & Cream, Hibiscus Pomegranate, Mexican Chocolate, Simply Apple, and Strawberry Ginger Lemonade.  Puppy Pops for your friend.  Visit their 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.  Our current flavors this week are Ginger, Elderflower, Blue Lemongrass, Mango Honeybush, Pink Salted Guava, and Blood Orange.  Cheers!  Stop by and see what looks good 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  –  Besides the cookbooks on sale at the MtP Farmers’ Market, 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.


Pancakes on the Plaza for Bancroft  –  Join your neighbors Sunday morning for a Community Breakfast feast in support of Bancroft Elementary and Mount Pleasant Businesses!  A good ol’ pancake feed fundraiser, with donations going to Bancroft’s student programs!  Menu: Pancakes, Sausage, Fruit, Coffee, & Juice.  Hosted by Bancroft Elementary Parent Teacher Organization & District Bridges.  Sunday morning, June 10th, 8a-10a on the Plaza, MtP St.  (Canopies in case of light rain.)  www.facebook.com/events/427526471045914


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


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