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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – Saturday, November 16, 2019

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – November 16, 2019

Mount Pleasant St Plaza at 17th & Lamont – 9a-1p

Dear Friends of the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:    It going to a little nippy in morning,  but still, sunny, and maybe not feeling too cold, so let’s call it another great start to the weekend, see you at the Market.

No plastic bags – Please bring your own reusable bags & produce containers for shopping, and reusable containers if you bring compost.

Market Events:

Bike Clinic –  Aaron will happily assist you with bike maintenance & repair training.  They are always looking for more people who want to help others with their bike maintenance, stop by and talk to us at the Market table.


9a-11a  –  ​Laurel Halsey – Accordion & vocals.  Singer-songwriter performs both solo, fronts the indie pop trio Bal Boheme, and is a member of the band the North Country.   https://balboheme.bandcamp.com/  http://www.thenorthcountrymusic.com/

11a-1p  –  Christopher Taylor – Guitar & vocals

Be sure to support your local musicians at the Market!

Compost – Drop off your veggie kitchen compostables in the bin at the Market table, 9a-12:30p.  https://compostcab.com/  The Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market is looking for some assistance with compost collection on Saturdays.  Mainly with compost bin transportation, so a vehicle, or bike trailer, etc, would be useful.  Helping in other ways with the Market’s compost collection efforts is also appreciated.  MtPFM Compost Commanders needed to help save the world, one banana peel at time….  Contact: MtPFarmersMarket@gmail.com or stop by the Market.

Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library will have cookbooks & T-Shirts for sale on the Plaza.  Plus their weekly Saturday sale at the Library, 11a-2p. dclibraryfriends.org/mtpleasant/   facebook.com/MountPleasantLibraryFriends/

MtP Village  –  Tee-Shirts  – Show off your Village pride!  MtP Village T-shirts available at the Market.

Seasonal Recipe:  

What’s Coming to Market:

NEW VENDOR!  Mesisam The Ethiopian Eatery – see listing below.

Earth Spring Farm: They will be here with milk, eggs, veggies and fruits.  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:  This week we will have tomatoes, lettuce, potatoes, summer squash, winter squash, and broccoli.  Check out the website or facebook.  www.truckpatchfarms.com   m.facebook.com/Truck.Patch

Richfield Farm: Back this weekend with veggies and flowers.  www.facebook.com/pages/Richfield-Farm/108853529132734

Quaker Valley Orchards:  Apples, cider, apple butter and apple sauce. Tomato sauce, jams and honey.  Winter squash, pumpkins, and potatoes.  www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:  Over 25 varieties of apples, five kinds of cider, fruit butters, canned peaches and sugar free apple sauce.  Free samples of every fruit and cider available for sale!  Fruit butters as well!  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.  As always, our chickens run free on pasture and are fed free choice a non GMO, soy free feed which has tested free of glyphosphate.  They also get a fodder and spent grains to supplement their pasture and feed ration.  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:  Happy Fall!  Number 1 Sons will have both Clean Kraut and Stinking Rye Kraut this weekend.  Their barrels overflow with Gin Ginger pickle spears – made with One Eight Distillery’s spent gin botanicals to make this delicious sweet pickle.  Folks who love Mustard Kraut + Szechuan Spears – get to a Saturday market early as there’s limited amounts + they’re not making more right now.  Remember: BYOJ, Bring your jar, (or reuse one of the Number 1 Sons containers), for 25 cents off each container refilled!  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram @Number1sons, and check out our Online Store!   number1sons.com/

Atwaters Bakery:  This weekend we are continuing our featured leaf bread series with Jalapeno Cheddar Sourdough.   We will also have plenty of jams, cookies, and sweets as usual.  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.  Here’s what you can find on-tap: Ginger, Blue Lemongrass, Mango, Autumn Hibiscus, Honeycrisp Apple Cider, & Pumpkin Spice.    www.craftkombucha.com

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

Hilana Cuisine:  Tasty falafel sandwiches and hummus.  facebook.com/hilanafalafel

Mesisam The Ethiopian Eatery:  Preparing a wide variety of authentic Ethiopian vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals.  Their non-vegetarian meals are prepared with fresh beef, chicken or lamb.  Take home assortments or prepared lunch.  You can choose to make your food mild, medium or hot. Come check us out. You won’t be disappointed.  Catering available. 


Pagoda Caffè:  Hot Coffee and cold brew.  www.pagodagoods.com

Community Events:

–DDOT’s Ward 1 Open House – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will host an Open House for residents in Ward 1 to learn about current and future safety improvement projects that are advancing Mayor Bowser’s Vision Zero and infrastructure goals.  At the event, DDOT project managers and staff will be available to discuss safety and infrastructure projects along major corridors in Ward 1, including the 14th Street Streetscape, Crosstown Bike lanes, and the 16th Street Bus Lanes, among others.  This Open House is an opportunity for residents to engage directly with DDOT staff to facilitate one-on-one conversations and receive answers for specific questions. There will not be a formal presentation, so residents can come and go when they are able without missing any of the content.  Saturday, November 16, 12:00n – 2:00p.  Columbia Heights Community Center, 1480 Girard St NW.  For more information about the meeting, please contact ddotcommunityengagement@dc.gov or Brant Miller at brant.miller@dc.gov

–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.

— A Right To The City Author Talk Series: Susanna Schaller  –Join us for a discussion with Susan Schaller about her book Business Improvement Districts and the Contradictions of Placemaking: BID Urbanism in Washington, DC.  The “livable city,” the “creative city,” and more recently the “pop-up city” have become pervasive monikers that identify a new type of urbanism that has sprung up globally, produced and managed by the business improvement district and known colloquially by its acronym, BID.  MtP Library, Saturday, November 16, 2:00 pm

–Free Community Yoga Class with a teacher trainee – PastTense Yoga Studio, 3253 Mt. Pleasant St.  Saturdays, 4:00 pm and Tuesdays,  4:30 pm.  Free  Register: pasttensestudio.com/schedule/

–District Music Project – Christmas Chorus Rehearsals are Sundays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, at Purple Patch, 3155 MtP St, downstairs.  The District Music Project will hold weekly rehearsals for its Christmas Chorale every Sunday, leading to a week of caroling and a big holiday bash December 14 at Haydee’s.   Info@districtmusicproject.org

–Guided Meditation & Discussion – Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:00 pm.  Lamont Dharma House, 1719 Lamont St.  Guided meditation and discussion led by meditation teacher Jeremy Mohler.  Beginners welcome.  Donations encouraged but not required.  Info: lamontdharma.org

— –Mathew Curry: Mixtape  –  Mixtape offers an intimate glimpse into the mind of legendary artist and graphic designer, Matthew Curry.  Mixtape is a bold collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture that explore themes of artificiality, reality, humanity and fatherhood.  Mixtape marks a dramatic shift in Curry’s work as a painter, and illustrates an evolution in mark making that is both sophisticated and primal. This will be Matthew’s second solo exhibition with Lost Origins Gallery.  With a career spanning 20 years, Matthew’s award-winning, graphic design and illustration has been profiled by APPLE, earned him two Grammy®-Nominations and an ART TALK feature on VICE®. Beyond his nominated work for Thievery Corporation, Matthew has designed logos for some of D.C.’s most well known restaurants and clubs such as Tropicalia, Satellite Room & Chez Billy.  Matthew’s artwork has been commissioned by Fortune 500 Companies and hangs in galleries and private collections all over the world. Through 11/24, Lost Origins Gallery, 3110 MtP St 2nd Fl.

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


Market located on District of Columbia property

D.C. Official Code § 22-4504(a) No person shall carry within the District of Columbia either openly or concealed on or about their person, a pistol, or any deadly or dangerous weapon capable of being so concealed.

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