Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – May 12, 2018

Dear Friends of Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:

 

Spring has sprung.  It should be a wonderful warm day for 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 will only get better if you support it.  Don’t let something worse replace Best World AND Don Juan’s.  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:

 

Market Music: Lamont Park Deluxe – battling accordions; followed by Pedro on guitar.

 

Bike Clinic — Our volunteer bike technicians will help you solve all your problems……with your bike….

 

The Sacred Heart Dinner Program – a nonprofit organization located in the Mt. Pleasant/Columbia Heights neighborhood offering free services to the low-income and homeless including free dinners from Monday to Friday, free legal referrals as well as free haircuts and partnering with multiple local organizations such as Thrive DC, Martha’s Table and Capital Area Food Bank. The mission is to provide a place where persons of all ethnic, social, religious and economic backgrounds can share a meal in an environment that is welcoming and which reaffirms their inherent dignity. The vision is to create and serve these guests so that they are integrated into the community and can become self-sufficient.  Stop by the table to learn more.

 

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:  ASPARAGUS!!!  It’s time to stock up.  Freeze it, can it, make soup or stock.  If you need recipe ideas, feel free to ask us.  We will also have eggs, pork, kale, beets, and limited amounts of spinach and spring mix.  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:  Fuji, Pink Lady, Gold Rush and Crimson Crisp.  Apple butter and sauce, honey, tomato sauce and apple chips.  Jams -Tart Cherry, Blackberry, Blueberry, Peach and Red Raspberry.   www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:  We will have apples, cider and herbs this week.  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, 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: We are re-introducing our featured breads.  Each week we will have a special loaf in addition to our traditional line up.  This Saturday, May 12th: Jalapeno Cheddar Sourdough.  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: Simply Apple, Strawberry Ginger Lemonade, Hibiscus Pomegranate, Mexican Chocolate, and Cookies and Cream.  Puppy Pops for you friend.  Visit their shops in Adams Morgan & downtown.  pleasantpops.com/

 

Craft Kombucha: Our extensive lineup of seasonal flavors mean that there is a flavor of Craft Kombucha for everyone out there.  Our current flavors this week are: is Ginger, Elderflower, Lime Margarita, Blue Lemongrass, Mango Honeybush, and Cherry Blossom. Cheers!  Stop by and see what we have 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  –  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.

 

European Union Embassies Open House  –  Visitors to the European Union (EU) Delegation and the embassies of the EU member states will enjoy the authentic music, dance, food, film, and art of 28 distinctive nations. Participants in the embassy open houses include Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.  Many close to MtP on 16th St.  There is no charge to participate in the European Union Embassies Open House and tickets are not required. It is recommended that you take a form of government-issued identification with you.  Saturday, May 12, 10am to 4pm.

 

DC Funk Festival & Parade – The Frankojazz Family Band, representing MtP, will perform at the U St Funk Festival at 1:20pm on the 1240 U St. Metro – Duke Ellington Stage. Lots of fun to be had by all.  FunkParade.com

 

The Soul Tent  – will visit the Mt. Pleasant Library next week, May 15th-20th. Come see a full-scale reproduction of the structures that housed protesters at Resurrection City during the Civil Rights Movement of 1968, https://www.dclibrary.org/node/60434. We have planned a series of special events for the week including…

– A Poster Making Workshop with Nando Alvarez on Wed-May-16th @ 4pm-6pm, https://www.dclibrary.org/node/60519.

– Performances curated by Uptown Art House on Thurs-May-17th @ 6:30pm.

– A Pop-Up Museum with DCPL’s Special Collections on Sat-May-19th @ Noon, https://www.dclibrary.org/node/59823.

All events are free and open to the public!

 

 

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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – April 28, 2018

Dear Friends of Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:

 

Spring is making another effort.  It should be a wonderful spring morning for 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 will only get better if you support it.  Don’t let something worse replace Best World AND Don Juan’s.  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:

 

Market Music: Pedro on guitar in the morning, followed by Masipula on kalimba.

 

Bike Clinic — Our volunteer bike technicians are taking a break this week, back next week, May 5th.

 

Tin Lizzy Mobile Boutique will be back at the market this week with a truck load of brand new ethically sourced women’s apparel and accessories for spring.

 

DC International School – Dog Chip Fundraiser – Are Saturday’s your day to hit the Farmers Market? Is Dee Dee running low on dog treats? Support one of @DCInternationalSchool 8th Grade Community Projects by heading over to Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market on 4/28, 9am-1pm to purchase homemade dog treats for your best friend! All proceeds benefit the DC Humane Rescue Alliance Medical Center. @humanerescuealliance, #microchipyourpet, #IBLearners

 

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:  Emoji Puzzle of the Week: Emoji Puzzle:  🥚🥚🥚🥓🥓   🥗

(Key: We will have eggs, pork, kale, beets, and limited amounts of spinach and spring mix. Other things coming soon with sun, warm temperatures and enough (but not too much) rain.  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:  Fuji, Pink Lady, Gold Rush and Crimson Crisp.  Apple butter and sauce, honey, tomato sauce and apple chips.  Jams -Tart Cherry, Blackberry, Blueberry, Peach and Red Raspberry.   www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:  We will have apples, cider and herbs this week.  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, Farmhouse Feta and lightly salted cultured butter.  www.springgapmtn.com

 

Good Sense Farm & Apiary: Mushrooms, honey, and more.  goodsensefarm.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: We are introducing “Granola Bread”.  Literally granola bars turned into loaves of bread.  Great for breakfast.  We’re also bring along or local rye crackers hand rolled and cut in our Big Kitchen.  Great with our jams and your favorite cheeses.  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: Strawberry Ginger Lemonade, Hibiscus Pomegranate, Mexican Chocolate, and Cookies and Cream.  Visit their shops in Adams Morgan & downtown.  pleasantpops.com/

 

Craft Kombucha: Our extensive lineup of seasonal flavors mean that there is a flavor of Craft Kombucha for everyone out there.  Our current favorite seasonal flavor is Cherry Blossom, which we’ll have on-tap alongside Ginger, Elderflower, Blue Lemongrass, Mango Honeybush (our caffeine-free flavor), and for the first time this season, Lime Margarita. Cheers!  Stop by and see what we have 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  –  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.

 

 

 

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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – December 23, 2017

Reminder, final Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market, today, Saturday, December 23rd, 9a – 1p.  Local foods from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.  The 15th season returns on April 7, 2018.

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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – December 16, 2017

Foods from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Saturday Mornings on the Plaza under the trees.

 

Dear Friends of Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:  It may be cold now, but come enjoy a beautiful brisk sunny morning and good food.  Stay as long as you can and enjoy the music, snacks, and neighbors.

 

Favorite Recipes Wanted  –  Do you have a Farmers’ Market seasonal recipe that you would like to share?  Send it along, thanks!

 

Also, Recipe Editor wanted – to help select weekly seasonal recipes for the Market Newsletter.

 

 

Market Events:

 

Bike Clinic:  It may be too cold, so their volunteer bike technicians may not be there to tweak your wheels, and show how to do it.

 

Music:  May be a quiet Market in the morning, but Songrise DC, women’s social justice a cappella group will warm your hearts staring at 11a.

 

 

Local Prepared Foods Pop-Up:  Archaikos Foods is a local plant-based food company that produces specialty items that you will not find at your local markets or grocery store.  The items that we produce are: Almond Cheese, Vegan Crab Cakes, Fresh Savory Soups: Andorra Wild Rice Soup, Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Vegan Bacon with Almond Cheese, Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Lentils, and Roasted Japanese Eggplant Soup; Vegan Hamburgers, California Red-Beans and Rice  www.archaikosfoods.com

 

Cookbook Sales:  Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library, good cookbooks & other healthy living books.  The Friends group also has a more expansive book sale at the Mount Pleasant Library every Saturday morning.

 

Composting – DC Food Scrap Drop-Off program – free composting.  Look for the bin by the Market Table.

 

What’s Coming to Market:

 

Earth Spring Farm:  We have herbs this week!  Apple mint, spearmint, basil, calendula flowers, red clover, wildflowers, and bunches of things we find in the fields, ….to be determined  =)  Eggs, greens, squash, garlic bulbs and scapes as well.  Come see us early.  earthspringcsa.com

 

Truck Patch Farm:  It’s our second to last market. Stock up on meat to get you through the winter!!!!

You can also store root vegetables such as onions, beets, and potatoes in a cool, dark place like your basement. Here is an article with some suggestions on how you can do it:

https://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/food/root-cellars-and-food-preservation    www.truckpatchfarms.com

 

Richfield Farm:  Richfield will have regular & Romanesco broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts & every green imaginable. Cabbage, deer potatoes, red, white, and blue potatoes, beets, onions, the last of the summer’s tomatoes and a few other odds and ends left over from before the last freeze out on the farm.  www.facebook.com/pages/Richfield-Farm/108853529132734

 

Quaker Valley Orchards:  This will be our last Saturday at the MtP Market.  Specials include: Fill a Quaker valley bag with apples for $25 (approx. 20 lb) and/or purchase a case of jarred goods (12) for $50 (honey not included).  We will be at Dupont Sunday and Silver Spring Saturday Farmers Markets during the winter months!  www.quakervalleyorchards.com

 

Reid’s Orchard:  Going to market this week: Concord grapes, pears, kiwiberries, quince, UV cider, Honeycrisp, Apple Grape, Apple Cherry and Apple cider, Apples- Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, Mutsu (and more!) apples.    www.reidsorchardwinery.com

 

Groff’s Content Farm:  We will be taking orders for Christmas Goose to be delivered next Saturday, 12/23.  We have Peachy Family goat cheese and Hillside Pastures milk cow cheese as well as our regular selection of meats   www.groffscontentfarm.com

 

Spring Gap Mountain:  Finished for the season.  Hope to see you in April.  Have a great holiday and new year.  www.springgapmtn.com

 

No.1 Sons:  We’ve made a new kimchi for folks who want something without chili and garlic.  It’s a white kimchi, in Korean it’s called Baak kimchi.  We’re calling ours Miso Snow.  It’s made with Napa cabbage and daikon radish with a miso and ginger base. Very tasty in rice bowls, or as a soup topping.

number1sons.com/

 

Good Sense Farm – Mushrooms & Apiary:   We have shiitakes, oysters, criminis as far as fresh mushrooms.  We will also have Wanderfood Mushroom Jerky in the following flavors: Rock Creek Original and Blue Mountain Jerk..  www.facebook.com/GoodSenseFarm/

 

Atwaters Bakery:  We will have fruitcakes, our small batch jam, apple butter, and jam gift boxes.  And of course, our cookies make great stocking stuffers. Also, we’re in it til the end and will be there at the final Market next week on the 23rd.  atwaters.biz/

 

Pleasant Pops:  Is it ever too cold for pops?  Well, sorry, no pops at the Market until April.    Visit our shops in Adams Morgan & downtown until we are back in April.  pleasantpops.com/

 

Craft Kombucha: We have new apparel in, just in time for the holidays!  Whether you’re looking to rep Craft Kombucha, or just wear something with a cute dog on it, we’ve got an assortment of tank tops, shirts, and sweatshirts for you. And don’t forget, you can tote it all around town with one of our insulated farmers’ market totes. Here’s what we’ll have on-tap this Saturday: Ginger, Elderflower, Blue Lemongrass, Tumeric Tango – a flavor made with our caffeine-free, red tea blend, Autumn Hibiscus, Yuletide Cheer – a holiday flavor perfect for making festive cocktails.  Cheers!  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: Sorry, we will have to skip this week’s Market to attend our Holiday Fiesta Market at Cotton & Reed, at Union Market.  Join us from 1:30 to 5pm — maizopes, tamales and spiked hot chocolate!  We will be back on the 23rd for our last MtP Market of the season.  www.manosdemaiz.com

 

Hilana Cuisine:  The best & freshest homemade Falafel sandwich wraps.

 

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  –  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.

 

The Earth Harp – A performance by William Close, a performance artist, renowned for affixing 1,000-foot strings to skyscrapers, mountain peaks and canyon walls.  He will fill CityCenterDC with the magical musical stylings of his Earth Harp.  Free.  Saturday December 16 from 4 – 6 PM, in the Plaza at CityCenter, Palmer Alley between H and I Streets NW, http://citycenterdc.com/events/2017/11/the-earth-harp-performance/

 

Mt Pleasant Library – Events: www.dclibrary.org/mtpleasant

 

Mount Pleasant Main Street is looking for MtP Team members to help with MtP events & activities.  MtPleasantDC@gmail.com

 

Read more about Mount Pleasant  –  https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/MountPleasantDC/info

 

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

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A neighborhood business with support from Mount Pleasant Main Street (501(c)(3)) & Mount Pleasant Business Association

 

 

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Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – November 18, 2017

Foods from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Saturday Mornings on the Plaza under the trees.

 

Dear Friends of Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market:  It may be cold now, but come enjoy a beautiful brisk morning and good food.  Stay as long as you can and enjoy the music, snacks, and neighbors.

 

Favorite Recipes Wanted  –  Do you have a Farmers’ Market seasonal recipe that you would like to share?  Send it along, thanks!

 

Also, Recipe Editor wanted – to help select weekly seasonal recipes for the Market Newsletter.

 

 

Market Events:

 

Bike Clinic:  If not too cold, their volunteer bike technicians will be there to tweak your wheels, and show how to do it.

 

Music:  May be a quiet Market.  Cancellation & cold.  Open Mike if you are interested.  Come play!

 

Local Prepared Foods Pop-Up:  Archaikos Foods is a local plant-based food company that produces specialty items that you will not find at your local markets or grocery store.  The items that we produce are: Almond Cheese, Vegan Crab Cakes, Fresh Savory Soups: Andorra Wild Rice Soup, Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Vegan Bacon with Almond Cheese, Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Lentils, and Roasted Japanese Eggplant Soup; Vegan Hamburgers, California Red-Beans and Rice  www.archaikosfoods.com

 

Cookbook Sales:  Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library, good cookbooks & other healthy living books.  The Friends group also has a more expansive book sale at the Mount Pleasant Library every Saturday morning.

 

Composting – DC Food Scrap Drop-Off program – free composting.  Look for the bin by the Market Table.

 

What’s Coming to Market:

 

Earth Spring Farm:  We have herbs this week!  Apple mint, spearmint, basil, calendula flowers, red clover, wildflowers, and bunches of things we find in the fields, ….to be determined  =)  Eggs, greens, squash, garlic bulbs and scapes as well.  Come see us early.  earthspringcsa.com

 

Truck Patch Farm:  PICK UP YOUR TURKEYS (If you pre-ordered one)!  Also, MAPLE sausage is back! Truck Patch will have a *lot* of broccoli, and it’s the last week for the cauliflower!  And a dazzling array of greens – arugula, mesclun salad mix, spinach, chard & kale! As always, we’ll have delicious pork chops, sausage, and bacon. And free range eggs!    www.truckpatchfarms.com

 

Richfield Farm:  Richfield will have regular & Romanesco broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts & every green imaginable. Cabbage, deer potatoes, red, white, and blue potatoes, beets, onions, the last of the summer’s tomatoes and a few other odds and ends left over from before the last freeze out on the farm.  www.facebook.com/pages/Richfield-Farm/108853529132734

 

Quaker Valley Orchards:  This week: Lots of apples and pears. Fresh pressed cider. Pumpkins and winter squash, onions. Applesauce and apple butter, tomato sauce, honey, apple chips and jams. Popcorn.  www.quakervalleyorchards.com

 

Reid’s Orchard:  Going to market this week: Concord grapes, pears, kiwiberries, quince, UV cider, Honeycrisp, Apple Grape, Apple Cherry and Apple cider, Apples- Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, Mutsu (and more!) apples.    www.reidsorchardwinery.com

 

Groff’s Content Farm:  We will have fresh duck at Market!  We also have some new grassfed beef bologna and snack sticks made without preservatives or added nitrates.  As one customer said, they are weirdly good; I personally can’t stop eating them.  Kind of summer sausage-like would be great on crackers if you can get them that far.  We have lots of ground beef and bacon for the perfect grassfed bacon cheese burger paired with cheese from Spring Gap Mountain of course.  Also Bratwurst and keilbasa which are outstanding grilled on a bun topped with Number 1 Sons sauerkraut.   www.groffscontentfarm.com

 

Spring Gap Mountain:  Our delightful cheese monger will be bringing Shenandoah Sunrise Tomme, Jersey Gold Gouda, Farmhouse Feta, Sophie’s Select Cheddar, West Virginia Blue and Bloomery camembert.   www.springgapmtn.com

 

No.1 Sons:  We’ve made a new kimchi for folks who want something without chili and garlic.  It’s a white kimchi, in Korean it’s called Baak kimchi.  We’re calling ours Miso Snow.  It’s made with Napa cabbage and daikon radish with a miso and ginger base. Very tasty in rice bowls, or as a soup topping.

 

Summer has been long, so the Daikons that Next Step Produce planted for us are 3.5” long right now. We do plan to bring back our winter radish ferments/pickles; Dilly Daikon and Honey Habanero.  We’re in a larger space now, in Ivy City in DC!, so we’ve also put additional cucumbers down this year and will have them hopefully through Thanksgiving.  number1sons.com/

 

Good Sense Farm – Mushrooms & Apiary:   We have shiitakes, oysters, criminis as far as fresh mushrooms.  We will also have Wanderfood Mushroom Jerky in the following flavors: Rock Creek Original and Blue Mountain Jerk..  www.facebook.com/GoodSenseFarm/

 

Atwaters Bakery:  We will have jalapeno cheddar, sprouted whole wheat sourdough.  Summer fruit jams.  Look for cherry, blueberry, and peach varieties!​  atwaters.biz/

 

Pleasant Pops:  Is it ever too cold for pops?  Well, sorry, no pops at the Market until April.    Visit our shops in Adams Morgan & downtown until we are back in April.  pleasantpops.com/

 

Craft Kombucha: Our extensive lineup of seasonal flavors means that there is a flavor of Craft Kombucha for everyone out there.  This Saturday we’ll be serving the following flavors on-tap: Ginger, Blue lemongrass, Autumn hibiscus, Honeycrisp apple cider, Pumpkin spice, Mango honeybush.  Cheers!  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: Our hot Mexican chocolate is back, spiced up with Chile de árbol, fennel seeds, cinnamon and clove. We’ll have limited servings so get here early!  This weekend’s veggie: Brussels sprouts and cauliflower with smoky chipotle & persimmon sauce. It’s tamale season, come see a new kind we’ve been working on for the Holiday season!  www.manosdemaiz.com

 

Hilana Cuisine:  The best & freshest homemade Falafel sandwich wraps.

 

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  –  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.

 

Carlos Rosario School Holiday Bazaar  –  A perfect place to buy unique handmade gifts from DC immigrant entrepreneurs from around the world. Saturday, November 18th, 11am-3pm at the Carlos Rosario School Harvard Street Campus, 1100 Harvard St. NW.

 

Punk Rock Flea Market  –  Saturday, 12 to 5pm, St. Stephen Church, 16th & Newton.  Vendor list: Atlas Astrology, Balto Vintage, Bort’s Pin Emporium, Brain Abuse, Brian Rohloff Design, Casa Flor Ixcaco, Check Engine Vintage, Cramhole, DC Public Library, Defend Yourself – defendyourself.org/, Donut Run, Federal Pins, Mount Pleasant Library Friends, From Farm To Fido, Grave Mistake Records, Heavy Penny Vintage, Malokul DC, Marta Twain Vintage + DJ, Mixtape Massacre, Moon Children Boutique, Punk Archives, Ruby Threads Vintage, Roro’s Lebanese, Slug Prints, Smash!, Society Bleeds Records, Unknown Brand, Vinyl Conflict Record Store + more!  Free to enter, but please bring canned food to donate. This event is a canned food drive for We Are Family DC (www.wearefamilydc.org/).  In cooperation with Positive Force DC.  Suggested donation items for We are Family: Whole Grain Cereals, Peanut Butter, Canned goods, Fruits/veggies, Tuna, Soups, Beans, Pasta, etc.  Contact fleasdc@gmail.com

 

Volunteer for Mt. Pleasant Holiday Bazaar  –  Please volunteer for the Mt. Pleasant Business Association (MPBA) and Bancroft Elementary PTO Holiday Bazaar on Sunday, December 3rd from 10 AM to 4 PM in Lamont Park.  Help by introducing families to Santa and distributing gifts or food to children.  Contact: MtPleasantDC@gmail.com

 

Mt Pleasant Library – Events: www.dclibrary.org/mtpleasant

 

Mount Pleasant Main Street is looking for MtP Team members to help with MtP events & activities.  MtPleasantDC@gmail.com

 

Read more about Mount Pleasant  –  https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/MountPleasantDC/info

 

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

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A neighborhood business with support from Mount Pleasant Main Street (501(c)(3)) & Mount Pleasant Business Association

 

 

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