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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Winter Market – January 11, 2020, 10a – 1p

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Winter Market – January 11, 2020,  10a – 1p

Mount Pleasant St Plaza at 17th & Lamont – 10a-1p

Dear Friends of the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:    Our first Winter Market season has started.  Remember the Winter Market hours are shorter, 10a – 1p through March 28th.  We don’t want our vendors to get frostbite……especially when they may be wearing tee shirts & shorts this weekend!  Climate change?  Not good.  Please, no early birds before 10am.

Most of our regular vendors will continue during the Winter Market, with a few exceptions, and there may be a few new Winter-only pop-ups.   Some of the services on the Plaza stage may be limited during the Winter Market….. free bike clinic, parent-child engagement area, Friends of MtP Library cookbook sales, Market & SNAP token sales, and compost collection…. due to weather & temperature.  Music performances may be limited as well.

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

Market Events:

Bike Clinic –  Sorry, no regular Bike Clinic during the Winter Market.   But then the Bike Clinic may pop-up when there are nice days.  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.

Music:   No one signed up, figuring it would be too cold.  But maybe someone might pop-up this weekend.   If they do, be sure to support your local musicians at the Winter Market!

Compost – Drop off your veggie kitchen compostables in the bin at the Market table, 10a-12:30p.

Please start to thaw frozen compost before you leave home.  Please check yourself off on the bin lid for each household.  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.

What’s Coming to Market:

Earth Spring Farm:.  earthspringcsa.com

Truck Patch Farm:    Check out the website or facebook.  www.truckpatchfarms.com   m.facebook.com/Truck.Patch

Richfield Farm:  www.facebook.com/pages/Richfield-Farm/108853529132734

Quaker Valley Orchards:   www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:   www.reidsorchardwinery.com

Groff’s Content Farm:  www.groffscontentfarm.com

Spring Gap Mountain:  Sorry, they are finished for the year.  They’ll be back in the Spring.  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: Garlic Dill Kraut is here for the weekend. But this batch isn’t AS pungent as recent batches…Clean Kraut and Stinkin Rye Kraut too!  We have our 3 always kombucha flavors – Original Ginger, Lavender Fizz and Turmeric Tang!  Tons of kimchi. Tons of daikons. Thanks Farmer Mike of Earth Spring Farm for all the daikon radish and napa cabbage so far this season.  Plenty of beets.  Don’t sleep on the Giardiniera.  My bestie says it tastes so good that we should call it Skinny Pizza 🙃  Put your reusable bags and reusable pickle containers by the door.  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:   atwaters.biz/

Pleasant Pops:   During the Winter Market the Pops stand may not be set up, but pops are still available for the hard core winter fans.  Just ask.   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:  www.craftkombucha.com

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

Hilana Cuisine:  Normally finished for the year.  But back this weekend.  facebook.com/hilanafalafel

Mesisam The Ethiopian Eatery – Fresh, homemade.  Ready to eat, or take home for later.  www.facebook.com/mesisamtheethiopianeatery/

Pagoda Caffè:  Sorry, finished for the year.  Back in the Spring.  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.

— Ward 1 Education Council (W1EC) meeting – DCPS budgeting process & Proposed DCPS closure of Washington Met & Ward 1 community and school updates.  The first W1EC meeting of 2020 will be focused on how to best advocate for an improved DCPS budget formula and process.  The meeting will be chaired by Councilmember Brianne Nadeau, with updates from Ward 1 schools and analysis + Q&A with reps from the DC Office of the Auditor and the Fiscal Policy Institute.  We will also discuss how to best support members of the Washington Met community who have been advocating against the District’s proposal to close their school in June.  –Saturday, January 11, 2-4pm, CHEC EC, 3101 16th St. NW

–Knit w/ K2P2 at The Line! SAT., Jan 11th 12:00 – 2:00 pm  Happy New Year neighbors!  Come knit with us Saturday, January 11 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at the Adams Morgan Community Center at The Line Hotel.  We’re happy. We’re recharged. And we’re ready to check out what you’ve got on your needles for the new year!  All levels welcome. FREE.  We hope to see you there! For more info:  Naomi   NaomiAyalaSantiago@gmail.com

— Multicultural Resource Fair: Saturday, January 11 from 11 AM – 3 PM, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Multicultural Resource Fair is an opportunity for District residents to learn more about immigration legal services and health resources. Join us for this event to get free health screenings, sit in on Know Your Rights workshops, enroll in a health insurance plan and more! Spanish, French, Amharic, Vietnamese, Mandarin and Korean interpretation services will be provided. Free. At the Columbia Heights Educational Campus, 3101 16th Street NW. Free. Register: http://bit.ly/2sPWQHL     

–Bancroft PTO meeting will be next Tuesday, January 14th.  The primary topics will include planning for upcoming events.  Please let me know about questions or suggestions for discussion items. 

–Bancroft PTO restaurant night at Haydee’s!  Join us Friday, January 17 at 6pm for food, karaoke and fun!  30% of sales will go to the PTO to support enrichment programming.

–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/

–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

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

https://www.facebook.com/MtPFarMar

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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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Winter Market – Saturday, January 4, 2020 10a-1p

At the request of shoppers and vendors, the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market will begin a Winter Market, January 4th through March 28th, 2020, including an extra special Leap Year Market on February 29th!  …maybe with veggies & fruits only available every four years???

This means the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market will be open every Saturday morning, year-round.  The Winter Market will be a little shorter, 10a – 1p, ….to prevent vendor frostbite.  So sleep in a little and wait to bring your shopping bags & compost until 10am.

The regular Market season will start back up on April 4th – December 26th, 9a – 1p.

Most of our regular vendors will continue into the Winter Market, with a few exceptions, and there may be a few new Winter-only pop-ups.  Some of the services on the Plaza stage may be limited during the Winter Market….. free bike clinic, parent-child engagement area, Friends of MtP Library cookbook sales, Market & SNAP token sales, and compost collection…. due to weather & temperature. Music performances may be limited as well.

The winter MtPFM compost collection will need help to continue.  The MtPFM Compost Collection is an unofficial site for the City’s Ward One collection site at the Columbia Heights Plaza, 14th & Park.  The winter MtPFM compost collection needs the help of a few weekly collection volunteers to watch over the collection bins during the Saturday morning Market, 10a-12:30p, and then organize 12:30ish bicycle/vehicle bins transportation to the Ward One site.  Donations could also cover costs of bags, bins, & transportation.  Lobbying city officials to expand the compost collection program is also important.  Contact Info@MtPFM.org if you can help on Saturdays, donate, or for more information.

Bundle up and continue to shop at the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market throughout the winter!

Sunday, January 5 at 2 PM, Fiesta de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day). Don’t miss GALA Theatre’s traditional Three Kings Day celebration, featuring the Magi, live animals, local performers, a walk through the neighborhood, and gifts for every child. Free for the entire family! Tickets will be distributed at the GALA box office at 12:00 PM for the 2 pm show. Procession with animals at 1:30 PM. No tickets reserved by phone. Maximum 6 tickets per person in line. For more information, email info @ galatheatre dot org or go to http://bit.ly/2jf5gSH

Monday, January 6 at 4:30 PM, Kid’s Art Time. Learn about famous artists and their artistic style! We will begin by reading a story about a famous artist and then try our hands at creating masterpieces in a similar style. If you like creating art in various mediums and expressing yourself creatively, then join us! Ages 4 and up welcome. Free. At Mt. Pleasant Library, 3160 16th St. NW, entrance on Lamont St. https://www.dclibrary.org/node/64960

Thursday, January 9 at 6 PM, House History 101 by Washingtoniana. This hands-on workshop will teach people how to research the history of their DC house using primary sources in Washingtoniana. Researchers will learn to use building permits, historic maps, city directories, newspapers and other resources to find out about the building and the people associated with it. This workshop will last two hours. Reservations requested; please reserve a ticket today: http://bit.ly/36hBwJF. Go to Dig DC at http://bit.ly/36h1OM2 for more information about the home pictured on the reservation link. Washingtoniana is at 4340 Connecticut Ave. NW. More info: https://www.dclibrary.org/node/65868

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market
Foods from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Eighteenth Year – Since 2003
Saturdays 9a – 1p (Winter: 10a-1p)
Mt. Pleasant Plaza
3210 Mt. Pleasant St NW
Washington, DC 20010-2103
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MtPFM.org 202-643-3010 info@mtpfm.org
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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – Saturday, December 14, 2019

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – December 14, 2019

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

Dear Friends of the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:    It going to a little cold & wet in the morning.  Hope you can still get to the Market between raindrops.

Santa Claus – It looks like Santa is going to wait until next Saturday, the 21st, because of the rain.  Santa did leave a few gifts for any child who stops by looking for Santa on Saturday in the rain…..otherwise make plans to see Santa on the 21st,, 10:30a – 12:30p.

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

Market Events:

Bike Clinic –  Sorry, no Bike Clinic this week and for the rest of December.  The Bike Clinic may pop-up during the Winter Market when there are nice days.  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.

Music:

9a-11a  –  ​ Rained out

11a-1p  –   Rained out

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.

Please start to thaw frozen compost before you leave home.  Please check yourself off on the bin lid for each household.  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.

What’s Coming to Market:

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:  Sorry, they are finished for the year.  They’ll be back in the Spring.  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, and the return of Cranberry Lime.    www.craftkombucha.com

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

Hilana Cuisine:  Sorry, finished for the year.  Back in the Spring.  facebook.com/hilanafalafel

Pagoda Caffè:  Sorry, finished for the year.  Back in the Spring.  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.

— Roll-Off Day  –  Saturday, December 14, 2019 -12:00pm to 2:00pm,  Bruce Monroe Community Park, 3000 Georgia Ave NW.  Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office of the Clean City, and Department of Public Works are pleased to announce Roll-Off Day in Ward 1!  This Roll-Off Day allows you to dispose of bulk trash and electronics and learn about other DC government agencies!  Meet 311 operators, report service requests, and learn about how you can reduce waste, save energy, and prevent pollution in our neighborhoods and environment. 
– Dispose of bulk trash in our dumpster.  No hazardous materials (including paint) accepted.
– Recycle old electronics. (Thank you, Wisetek!)
Please call 202-442-8150 for more information on accepted items.  Space is limited.  For disposal of hazardous materials, paint, or any items outside of this event’s hours, please visit the Fort Totten Transfer Station, open 8 am to 3 pm every Saturday.

— Holiday Presents for Rosemount Children  –  Help wrap 240 Holiday presents for Rosemount children and families.  Donations of wrapping paper are always appreciated.  At Rosemount Center, 2000 Rosemount Avenue, NW ( at the intersection of Adams Mill, Klingle Road and Rosemount Ave.)  Parking is available.   On Monday, December 16, (1-3pm and 3-5pm), or Tuesday morning (10am-12pm)   Contact for more information: Katherine Leschiner 202-265-9885 ext 133.

–Support Horton’s Kids  –  During the month of December 2019, Beau Thai Mt Pleasant will sparkle with tinsel and lights. We will donate ten percent of sales from sparkling wines, sparkling mocktails and sparkling cocktails (like our Sparkling Lemongrass!) to the non-profit Horton’s Kids. Customers will have the opportunity to donate to Horton’s Kids when settling their bills.  Horton’s Kids empowers children growing up in one of DC’s most under-resourced communities so that they graduate from high school ready for success in college, career, and life. They serve 500 children in grades K-12 living in Wellington Park, a neighborhood where 80 percent of adults don’t have a high school diploma and the average annual household income is less than $10,000. Horton’s Kids’ goal is to change the life trajectory of children by providing academic, youth development, and health and basic needs supports. Their impact is dramatic: in fact, children in Horton’s Kids are twice as likely to graduate from high school.  Sparkle will take place through December 31 at both Beau Thai locations, MtP & Shaw.

–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/

–Mount Pleasant History  –  Hello, I just wanted to let everyone know that the Columbia Heights Target has stocked my Mount Pleasant history (Arcadia, 2007), along with a selection of other books on DC.  I think this is a pilot project and it may only last through the holidays, so don’t wait!  The book section is on the second floor near the electronics, in the far corner.  Thanks!  Mara Cherkasky, Historian

www.amazon.com/Mount-Pleasant-DC-Images-America/dp/073854406X/ref=sr_1_1?

–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

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

https://www.facebook.com/MtPFarMar

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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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – November 23, 2019

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – November 23, 2019

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

Dear Friends of the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:    It going to a little chilly in morning, but no rain until later in the afternoon; partly cloudy in the morning, so come early.  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 –  Sorry, no Bike Clinic this week and next.  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.

Music:

9a-11a  –  ​ Mason McCormick – Fine & Wild Songs for Fine & Wild Folks!  He is a songwriter born and bread in the Midwest and spent his youth and developing years traveling the country gaining an eye and ear for the music of this fine & wild land.  In 2005 he settled in the Washington DC area where he has been part of such noteworthy pojects as The Creme, The Drifting Moon, Victoriankillers, Black Engine Affliction, The Great & The Gone, McLumen, Midwest Industrial, A Rustic Riot, All Batteries Fire, and The Dusty Stars. He is an Artist constantly in motion, constantly honing his craft, constantly crafting a rich catalogue of fine & wild music.  His most recent release is SIMPLE TRADE by The Dusty Stars, and his most recent appearance was with All Batteries Fire’s regional tour.  Find him and all these projects on Soundcloud.

11a-1p  –  Haku Kim – Guitar & vocals, harmonica; a folk singer/songwriter who wishes to create a genuine and vulnerable experience through his music and his performance.  Facebook.com/hakukimmusic

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.

Please start to thaw frozen compost before you leave home.  Please check yourself off on the bin lid for each household.  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.

Bancroft PTO will be at the Market to alert you about the Fall Fundraising Campaign and the 12/7 tree sale.

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.

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. 

www.facebook.com/pages/category/Fast-Food-Restaurant/Mesisam-The-Ethiopian-Eatery-2041503586132241/

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

Community Events:

–Rosemount Center Annual Fall Beautification Day: Please join us Saturday, November 23rd from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm for our annual tradition to beautify Rosemount’s grounds!  We welcome volunteers (of all ages!) beginning at 9:30 am, to help rake, plant, and care for the grounds at Rosemount. Please bring tools, gloves, and a friend! Rosemount will be providing breakfast, refreshments, and all the bulbs you can plant.  If you’d like to attend, please contact the Front Desk Receptionist at 202 265 9885, ext.100.  See you Saturday, November 23!   Check for weather cancellations.

–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.

–Support Horton’s Kids  –  During the month of December 2019, Beau Thai Mt Pleasant will sparkle with tinsel and lights. We will donate ten percent of sales from sparkling wines, sparkling mocktails and sparkling cocktails (like our Sparkling Lemongrass!) to the non-profit Horton’s Kids. Customers will have the opportunity to donate to Horton’s Kids when settling their bills.  Horton’s Kids empowers children growing up in one of DC’s most under-resourced communities so that they graduate from high school ready for success in college, career, and life. They serve 500 children in grades K-12 living in Wellington Park, a neighborhood where 80 percent of adults don’t have a high school diploma and the average annual household income is less than $10,000. Horton’s Kids’ goal is to change the life trajectory of children by providing academic, youth development, and health and basic needs supports. Their impact is dramatic: in fact, children in Horton’s Kids are twice as likely to graduate from high school.  Sparkle will take place from December 1 through December 31 at both Beau Thai locations, MtP & Shaw.

–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/

–Mount Pleasant History  –  Hello, I just wanted to let everyone know that the Columbia Heights Target has stocked my Mount Pleasant history (Arcadia, 2007), along with a selection of other books on DC.  I think this is a pilot project and it may only last through the holidays, so don’t wait!  The book section is on the second floor near the electronics, in the far corner.  Thanks!  Mara Cherkasky, Historian

www.amazon.com/Mount-Pleasant-DC-Images-America/dp/073854406X/ref=sr_1_1?

–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

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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.

Music:

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. 

www.facebook.com/pages/category/Fast-Food-Restaurant/Mesisam-The-Ethiopian-Eatery-2041503586132241/

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

https://www.facebook.com/MtPFarMar

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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