Friday, August 10, 2012

What's new at the CH Community Marketplace?

Here's what!

Columbia Heights Community Marketplace
Saturday, August 4th from 9 AM to 1 PM (rain or shine)
Civic plaza @ 14th Street and Kenyon Street, NW

 This week at the market

For the latest information about the market, visit our blog

Produce: Apples, artichokes, arugula, asparagus, banana peppers, basil, beets, blackberries, bok choi, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cayenne peppers, cauliflower, chard, cherries, cider, chives, cilantro, collards, cucumbers, eggplant, endive, fennel, garlic, green beans, green peppers, herbs, jalapenos, okra, purslane, mushrooms, mustard greens, onions, peaches, green onions, okra, plums, potatoes, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, sugar snap peas, sorrel, acorn squash, butternut squash, spinach, strawberries, sweet potatoes, Swiss chard, tatsoi, field tomatoes, greenhouse tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, tomato plants, thyme, turnips, zucchini, black raspberries, watermelon
Vendors: Chesley Farm, Dragonfly Farm, Five Seeds Farm, Licking Creek Bend Farm, Pleitez Produce, Wisteria Gardens

Fresh baked bread, pastries, and cookies
Vendors: Bonaparte Breads, Goldilocks Goodies, Upper Crust Bakery

Dairy and eggs:  Chicken and duck eggs, goat cheese, cheddar cheese, blue cheese, yogurt, and cheese spreads.
Vendors: Chapel’s Country Creamery, Five Seeds Farm, Picnic Gourmet Spreads, Spriggs Delight Goat Cheese, Twin Post Farm

Meat products:  Beef, chicken, duck, lamb, pork, turkey, chevon (goat), and sheep products.
Vendors: Country Vittles from Critter Hill Farm, Springfield Farm of Kent County, MD, Stachowski Brand Charcuterie

Specialty items:  Mexican fare from El Sabor del Taco, pickles by Fresh Crunch, gluten-free cookies from Goldilocks Goodies, honey from Urban Honey, and salsas, dips, hummus, peanut sauce, and tahini by Wisteria Gardens.

Fine Arts: Four artists will showcase their creativity to the community.

Cooking Demo: A team from Old School Hardware will be grilling market produce between 10 AM and noon.

Community Table:  Elysian Energy, a local leader in energy efficiency consulting, will be featured at the community table this week.  

The Bob Schwartz Quartet will perform from 10 AM until noon.


Saturday, August 11th from 9 AM to 1 PM (rain or shine)
Civic plaza @ 14th Street and Kenyon Street, NW 

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We thank Wholesome Wave for their generous support of the Festibuck and Fruit & Vegetable Prescription programs, Giant for supporting our entertainment, and Old School Hardware for their sponsorship of the market. We appreciate both Minuteman Press (14th and Meridian) and the UPS Store (14th and Monroe) for offering us discounts on a range of printing and copying services.

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