Monday, June 28, 2010

New Petworth farmers market opened last Friday

It's farmers market season in our area! There's the new Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, plus the already existing Mt. Pleasant and 14th & U markets, and now our neighbor to the north has the Petworth Market, mercifully on a different day: Friday. Running from 3 to 7 pm on 9th Street NW between Georgia and Upshur, the market promises local food, entertainment, local businesses, and craftspeople.

My friend Sarah wrote about the first day for the Examiner, and it sounds pretty great: "Squash, peaches, tomatoes, corn, cantaloupe, beets, potatoes, onions, radishes, peppers and hot peppers," plus herbs and lamb, plus chalk for kids, a DJ, and free watermelon and hot dogs. Anyone else check it out?

They're also looking for more vendors. Email petworthmarket(at)gmail(dot)com for info!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hope some vendor will have a BBQ pit at this location. It would be awesome to differentiate it from the other locations. - Joel, Columbia Heights

Petworthmarket said...

We are reaching out to Sweet Mango Cafe and hope they will join us for some local BBQ action!