Daily Archives: May 11, 2019

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – May 11, 2019

Dear Friends of the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:

Hello Market Shoppers!  Another delightful morning, see you at the Market.

Market Events:

Bike Clinic – Aaron & friends will 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-10a –  Elena Lacayo, 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 based in DC. More information at elenalosfulanos.com

11a-1p – Gramophonic – a folk/Americana consisting of fiddle, mandolin, guitar, and cello, which has performed at the South By Southwest music festival, the Kennedy Center, & prominent New York theaters as the stage band for the musical Tear a Root From the Earth.

Compost – Drop off your kitchen compostables in the bins at the Market table.

MtP Village  –  Learn about neighbors helping neighbor and having fun too.  www.mountpleasantvillage.org

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:  Spring is here. Summer is on its way. This week we will have strawberries, spring onions, and lettuce.  Next week we will have a new supply of pork!  Check out the website or facebook.  kwww.truckpatchfarms.com  m.facebook.com/Truck.Patch

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, asparagus, honey, tomato sauce, jams, and apple chips.   www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:  We will have apples as well and sweet cider.  NEW vegetable plants this week:

Zucchini and Yellow Squash plants, Banana Pepper plants: hot and sweet varieties, Cucumber plants.  A few new tomato varieties: Roma, Burpee Beefsteak and Supersonic.  The first of our Geraniums to be ready for planting: Dark Red and Cardinal Red colors… more to follow in a week or two.   NEW herbs this week: Thai Basil, Spicy globe Basil (perfect for container gardening), Orange Mint, Tuscan Blue Rosemary.  Still have supply of cool crop vegetables: kale, spinach, swiss chard, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage green and red, lettuce, many tomato varieties cherry, grape and standard; and pepper varieties sweet and hot herbs including sweet basil, thyme, parsley, sage, lavender.  5 different fruit butters.  Themed herb gardens in 24″ planters: Pizza Herb garden, French Herb garden, Paul Simon Herb garden (parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, basil), & Hot ‘n Spicy Herb garden.   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 weekend we will feature our peasant wheat bread and sweet heat brownies in honor of our 20th anniversary.  We will also have plenty of jams, cookies, and sweet treats for last minute mother’s day gifts.  atwaters.biz/

Pleasant Pops:   This week’s flavors: Chongos: Mexican Sweet Cream and Cinnamon, Cookies & Cream, Mexican Chocolate, Strawberry Ginger Lemonade, Simply Apple and Pops for your pups.  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: Ginger, Elderflower, Blood Orange, Blue Lemongrass, Mango Honeybush, & Cherry Blossom   www.craftkombucha.com

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

Peoples Bao: With a dip to die for, come taste.  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 Mother’s Day 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.

— Mt. Pleasant House & Garden Tour  –  Saturday, May 11 from 2-5PM  We’re excited for another year of supporting this wonderful tour, viewing historic homes throughout Mt. Pleasant. It’s a great way to get ideas for your own home renovations. Proceeds support Bancroft Elementary School PTO.

Hope to see you there!  http://www.mtpleasanthouseandgardentour.com/  Tickets available at the Market or https://bancroftpto.ticketspice.com/mount-pleasant-house-and-garden-tour-2019

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

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