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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – April 20, 2019

Dear Friends of the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:

Hello Market Shoppers!  Looks to become a nice day at the Market, cloudy & mild, rain will be stopping, so see you at the Market.

Market Events:

Bike Clinic – No Clinic this weekend, Aaron is out…riding his bike or something.  Back on the 27th to help you fix your flats and other mysterious bike problems.  They are always looking for more people who want to help others with their bike maintenance.


9a-11a – Elena & Los Fulanos  –  Guitar & vocals. Elena Lacayo is a singer-songwriter originally from Managua, Nicaragua. Having also grown up in the US Lacayo identifies herself as both American and Nicaraguan and her music reflects this identity as a melding of Latino and American influences.  She is the lead for of Elena & Los Fulanos, a bilingual folk rock band

11a-1p – Open Slot, wanna play?

Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library will have cookbooks for sale.  dclibraryfriends.org/mtpleasant/   facebook.com/MountPleasantLibraryFriends/

The Well – health & wellness for body, mind, & spirit with massage with massage therapists to help you with Work/Life Balance; Performance & Resilience; & Well Mama, Well Baby.  www.bewelldc.com

What’s Coming to Market:

Earth Spring Farm: They will be here with milk, eggs and kale.  Earth Spring is partnering with a local dairy, and there will be a signup list for those who want to order weekly milk.  earthspringcsa.com

Truck Patch Farm:  Not at the Market this week.   They will be returning next week? with asparagus and lettuce. In the meantime, check out their website at http://www.truckpatchfarms.com/ and find them on Facebook at /https://m.facebook.com/Truck.Patch.   www.truckpatchfarms.com

Richfield Farm: Back this weekend with herb plants for your garden or kitchen window sill.  www.facebook.com/pages/Richfield-Farm/108853529132734

Quaker Valley Orchards:  Apples, apple butter and sauce, honey, tomato sauce, jams, and apple chips.   www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:  This week: Apple varieties: Evercrisp; Gold Rush; Golden Delicious; Cameo; Pink Lady.  Butters: apple butter no sugar with spice; apple butter sweetened with honey; apple butter with sassafras; no sugar pear butter; pumpkin butter; no sugar applesauce.  Plants: Herb, tomato, sweet & hot pepper, and cool crop veggie plants.  Pansy Flowering Easter Baskets. Sweet Cider.   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, and Mozzarella.  www.springgapmtn.com

King Mushrooms:  From a small farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland growing 8 types of mushrooms, along with Hungarian mushroom soup and mushroom grow kits.  facebook.com/kingsmushroomfarm/

No.1 Sons:  Fermented foods that draw from food cultures from all over the world — pickles, kimchi, kraut, kombucha, and more!  Our barrels change with seasonal and culinary inspiration.  Mother Nature at her finest.  number1sons.com/

Atwaters Bakery: This will be the last chance for hot cross buns and roasted potato and onion sourdough.  Be sure to stop by and pick up bread for your Easter celebrations and last minute Easter basket treats.  We will also have flourless macaroons and rye crackers for Passover!  atwaters.biz/

Pleasant Pops: No Pops this week, sorry.  Back on the 27th.  Visit their shop in Adams Morgan.  pleasantpops.com/

Craft Kombucha: Our extensive lineup of seasonal flavors mean that there is a flavor of Craft Kombucha for everyone out there.  Stop by and see what we have this weekend: Blue Lemongrass, Cherry Blossom, Elderflower, Ginger, Grapefruit, & Turmeric Love   www.craftkombucha.com

Whisked – Classic cookies and pies, just like mom used to make.  www.whiskeddc.com

Peoples Bao: Peter has a new line of dips.  peoplesbao.com

Manos de Maiz:  Visit us this Saturday, we’ll be cracking eggs from Earth Spring Farm on our famous breakfast maizope, this week is made with red Mexican maize.  Our vegetarian deliciousness is roasted sweet potato with rajas and spinach with sauted onions and tomatoes.  Also, our kekas are better than ever and served with a side of grandma’s flavorful black beans.  Our packs of tortillas will be available for your Easter Sunday brunch needs.  www.manosdemaiz.com

Hilana Cuisine:  We are back from Palestine for another season of tasty falafel sandwiches and hummus.  facebook.com/hilanafalafel

Pagoda Caffè:  Come by and enjoy a delicious handmade brew!  Pagoda Goods sells pour over, matcha, cold brew, and coffee beans by the bag.  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 Book room is on the 2nd floor across from the entrance to the Children’s Room.

–Music for Best World featuring DJ Thomas, Minnesota Vaughn, Maceo Kemp and Friends w/Luci Murphy, and Frankojazz Family Band. 12:00 Noon at Bestworld Supermarket!

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

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