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This index contains links to the threads for things such as Farmers' Markets, Farms/Vendors, Produce, and Seasonality. It also has links to their websites (or contact information). Although it is patterned after the Restaurant Guide, it is merely alphabetized and unranked.

ETA: Please note: Some markets change their times or opening/closing dates from year to year. Although we make every effort to update accordingly, please check the market's website for the most up-to-date information.

Edited by leleboo

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The Markets: Washington Post's 2010 Farmers Markets Guide
Buying Directly from the Farm, CSA's, City Farms and Urban Agriculture, Declaration of Slow Food Principles, Getting into Farmers' Markets, Farms in the News, Frivolity at the Farmers' Markets, Holiday Market at 9th and F, LocalHarvest.Org, Top Farmers' Market in the US, Pick-Your-Own Farms, Why Shop Markets?

Washington, DC

FreshFarm Markets - website

Dupont Circle FreshFarm Market - website - Sun, 8:30AM-1:30PM, Year-round
Foggy Bottom Market "“ website "“ Wednesdays; Apr. "“ Nov.; 2:30"“7 pm
Georgetown "“ closed
H Street Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; May "“ Oct. ; 9"“noon
Health and Human Services Market "“ website "“ Wednesdays; June - Oct 2:30-6:30
Penn Quarter Market "“ website "“Thursdays; Apr. "“ Nov.; 3"“7 pm
By the White House Market "“ website "“ Thursdays; Sep. "“ Oct.; 3-7 pm

 

14th and U Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; May-Nov; 9-1
Adams Morgan Market "“ Saturdays; Apr-Dec; 8-1 (18th and Columbia NW)
Bloomingdale Farmers' Market "“ Sundays; May-Nov; 10-2 (1st and R NW)
Cleveland Park Farmers' Market - Sat, 8:30-12:30 (Connecticut Avenue and Newark Street NW)
Glover Park/Burleith Market -- website-- Saturdays; Jun-Oct; 9-1 (Wisconsin and 34th NW)
Eastern Market "“ website "“ Saturdays and Sundays; 7"“4 (Farmers' Line)
Mount Pleasant Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; May-Nov; 9-1 (Lamont Park)
New Morning Farm's Sheridan School Market "“ website "“ Tuesdays; June "“ September; 4:30"“8 (Dupont)
Open Air Market at RFK "“ Thursdays & Saturdays; 6am-4:30pm (RFK parking lot 6)
Palisades Farmers Market "“ website "“ Sundays; 9-1 (48th Pl NW)
Capital Harvest on the Plaza (Reagan Bldg) "“ website "“Fridays; 11-3
UDC Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; Jul. "“ Nov.; 10-2 (4200 Connecticut Ave NW)
USDA Market (12th and Independence SW)

Maryland:
32nd Street Farmers' Market, Baltimore -- websitewebsite[/url] -- Saturdays year-round
Baltimore Farmers' Market "“ Sundays; May 7 "“ Dec. 24; 8"“noon
Beltsville USDA Market "“ Thursdays; 10-2
Bethesda Central Farmers' Market "“ website "“Thursdays; 3-7; and Sundays; Jun-Nov; 9-1
Bethesda Farmers' Market (Freshfarms) "“ website "“ Saturdays; March "“ Oct.; 9-1
Brunswick Farmers' Market "“ Sundays; Jun-Oct; 1-4
Columbia Pike Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Sundays; 9-1
Crossroads Market Project "“ website "“ Wednesdays; Jun-Oct; 2-6 (Takoma Park)
Dutch Country Farmers' Market "“website "“ Thursdays 10"“6; Fridays 9"“8; Saturdays 9"“3 (now in Laurel;website down)
Gaithersburg Farmers Market "“ website "“ Thursdays; Jun-Oct; 2-6
Gaithersburg Pavilion/Kentlands Farmers' Market "“ Saturdays; May-Nov; 10-2
Howard County Market "“ Thursdays 2-6 (East Columbia Library)
Kensington Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; 8-noon
Lexington Market "“ website "“ Monday"“Saturday; 8:30"“6 (Baltimore)
Montgomery Farm Women's Cooperative Market "“ website "“ Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays; Year"“round; 7"“4 (Bethesda)
Mount Rainier Farmers Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; June-Nov; 9-1
National Harbor Farmers Market, American Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; Mem Day-mid Oct
Olney Farmers' Market "“website "“ Sundays; May-Nov; 9-1
Rockville Town Market "“ website "“ Wednesdays; Jun "“ Oct; 11"“2; and Saturdays; May "“ Nov; 9"“1
Silver Spring, MD Market (Freshfarms) "“ website "“ Saturdays; May 5 "“ Oct. 27; 9"“1
Southern Maryland Famers' Markets "“ website
St. Michaels, MD Market (FreshFarms) "“ website "“ Saturdays; Apr. 21 "“ Oct. 27: 8:30"“noon
Takoma Park Farmers' Market "“website "“ Sundays; 10"“2

Virginia:
Alexandria Farmers' Markets "“ website

West End Farmers' Market "“ Sundays; through Nov. 22; 9-1
Upper King Street Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Wednesdays; through Oct. 29; 3-7
Old Town Farmers' Market "“ Saturdays; 5-30-10:30 am
Del Ray Farmers' Market "“ Saturdays; through first Sat of Dec.; 8-noon

Archwood Green Barns Market "“ website Sundays; 10-3; May-mid Nov & first two weekends in Dec (The Plains)
Arlington Courthouse Farmers' Market "“website "“ Saturdays; 8"“noon

Pike Park Farmers Market (Columbia Pike) - website - Sundays 9AM-1PM

Ballston Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Thursdays; May-mid Oct; 11-3
Clarendon Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Wednesdays; 3"“7 pm (Clarendon)
Cascades Market "“ website "“ Sundays; May "“ Nov.; 9-1
Fairfax County Farmers' Markets "“website

Mt. Vernon Farmers Market "“ Tuesdays; May 5 "“ Nov. 24; 8"“noon
Fairfax Farmers' Market "“ Tuesdays; May 1 "“ Oct. 3; 8"“noon
Oakton/Vienna Farmers' Market "“ Wednesdays; May 6 "“ Nov. 21; 8-noon
Vienna Farmers' Market "“ Wednesdays; May 2 "“ Nov. 21; 8"“noon
Frying Pan Farmers' Market, Herndon "“ Wednesdays; May 2 "“ Oct. 31; 8"“12:30
Wakefield Farmers' Market, Annandale "“ Wednesdays; May 2 "“ Oct. 31; 2"“6 pm
Herndon Farmers' Market "“ Thursdays; May 3 "“ Oct. 25; 8"“12:30
Annandale Farmers Market "“ Thursdays; May 3 "“ Nov. 1; 8"“noon
McLean Farmers' Market "“ Fridays; May 4 "“ Nov. 16; 8:30"“12:30
Kingstowne Farmers' Market "“ Fridays; May 11 "“ Oct. 26;,4"“7 pm
Burke Farmers' Market "“ Saturdays; May 5 "“ Oct 27; 8"“noon
Reston Farmers' Market "“ Saturdays; May 12 "“ Oct. 27; 8"“noon
Lorton Farmers' Market -- Sundays; May "“ Oct. 25; 9-1

Falls Church Farmers' Market - website - Saturdays: Jan-Mar, 9-noon; Apr-Dec, 8-noon
Four Mile Run Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Sundays; Jun "“ Oct; 8-1
Rosslyn Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Thursdays; May "“ Oct.; 11-3
Shirlington Farmers Market (Opening?)
Smart Markets, NoVa "“ website

Fair Lakes Whole Foods "“ Wednesdays; Jun-Nov; 3:30-7
Reston Town Center, Town Square "“ Thursdays; Jun-Nov; 3:30-7
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton "“ Saturdays; Jun-Nov; 8-noon

St. Francis Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; May-1st Sat in Nov; 8-noon (Great Falls)
Sterling Farmers' Market "“ Wednesdays; 4"“7 pm

Non"“Local and or Delivery:
Food Trader Online Market! "“ website
Lewes Farmers' Market "“ website "“ Saturdays; May-Oct; 8-noon
Sheperdstown Market "“ website (old) "“ Sundays; April "“ November, 9:30 am "“ 1 pm (Shepherdstown, WV)
Santa Monica, CA "“ the Mother of Them All
Union Square Greenmarket (Manhattan)
France (!)

The Farms: "“ Who Are Your Favorite Farmers/Vendors?, The 100-Mile Diet, Best Tomatoes in the Area "“ Worth the Drive (but to where?), Farms Near Luray Caverns to Visit?, Hr 2749: A Blow to Small Farms

Maryland:
Cherry Glen Farm "“ website "“ goat cheese (Boyds)
Clear Spring Creamery "“ website (Clear Spring)
Country Pleasures Farm "“ website (Middletown)
Davon Crest "“ website (Trappe)
Gardener's Gourmet "“ info (Westminster, MD)
Good Life Farm "“ website (Darnestown)
Gorman Produce Farm and CSA "“ website (Laurel)
Groff's Content Farm "“ website (Rocky Ridge)
Jehovah-Jireh Farm "“ website (Dickerson)
Musachio Produce Farm (Ridgely)
Next Step Produce "“ website (Newburg)

Virginia:
Babes in the Wood "“ website (Dillwyn)
Blue Ridge Dairy "“ website (Loudon)
Bull Run Mountain Vegetable Farm "“ website (The Plains)

Cibola Farms "“ website (Culpepper)
Virginia Cobia Farms - website (Saltland)
Everona Dairy "“ website (Rapidan)
Fields of Grace Farm (Remington)
Graceland Farm and CSA "“ website (Midland)
The Lamb Lady "“ website (Berryville)
Lei-Kei Farms "“ website (Clear Brook)
Mount Harmony Farm "“ website "“ herbal soaps (Middleburg)
Polyface Farm -- website (Shenandoah Valley)
Potomac Vegetable Farms and CSA "“ website (Vienna)
Raisa's Chickens "“ our own RaisaB (Broad Run)
Smith Meadows Farm "“ website (Berryville)
The Farm at Sunnyside "“ website (Washington, VA)
Wheatland Vegetable Farm "“ website (Purcellville)
Weaving Run Mushrooms Farm (804) 472"“3548 (Hague)
Westmoreland Berry Farm "“ website (Oak Grove)

Buster's Seafood - (Urbanna) - Closed

Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia:
Cedarbrook Farm "“ website "“ Tamworth pigs(Kearneysville, WV)
J. Wen Farms and Dairy (Harrisonville, PA)
Keswick Creamery "“ website (Newburg, PA)
Licking Creek Bend Farm (301) 587-2248 (Needmore, PA)
Reid's Orchard and Winery "“ website (Ortanna, PA)
Path Valley Cooperative -- blog write-up
Star Hollow Farm "“ website also has online CSA (Three Springs, PA)
Toigo Orchards "“ website (Shippensburg, PA)
Twin Springs Fruit Farm "“ website (Ortanna, PA)

Blue Highland Dairy - (Berkeley Springs, WV) - Closed

Multiple Locations:

Up Top Acres (Rooftop Farming, Washington, DC)

Non-Farm Vendors and/or Online Vendors:
Bonaparte Breads (Savage Mills, MD)
Bread Ovens at Quail Creek Farm "“ website (Hedgesville, WV)

Pinch Dumplings - website
Eco-Friendly Foods "“ website
Maple Avenue Market & On the Gourmet "“ website
Shoebox Oven "“ website

The Produce: 4-6 Pack Vegetable Containers, East Coast vs. West Coast, Home GardensTomato Blight 2009?

Apricots, Asparagus, Beans Buffalo Meat, Broccoli (Fall)Cardoons, Catawba Grapes, Cheese, Chickens, Chicken, Free-Range (and the Cost!), Coffee, Corn, Cranberry Beans, Cucumbers, Eels, Empanadasd, Fava Beans, Garlic // GoldRush Apples // Haricots Verts, Melons, Milk, Milk "“ Raw/Unpasteurized, Morels, Nettles, Orange Cauliflower, Peaches, Pears, Poke Salet (Pokeweed) // Ramps, Rhubarb, Serviceberries, Sour Cherries, Squash Blossoms, Strawberries, Tomatoes (Greenhouse/Hothouse), Tomatoes (Heirloom), Turkeys, Thai Basil, Wild Berries

The Seasons:
Spring (Mar 21 "“ June 20) Early Mid Late
Summer (June 21 "“ Sep 20) Early Mid Late
Autumn (Sep 21 "“ Dec 20) Early Mid (No thread for Late yet)
Winter (Dec 21 "“ Mar 20) Early Mid Late

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