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    DC Farmers Markets: Great Food, Community & Fun

    Washington DC’s farmers markets offers residents the opportunity to shop local and support local growers and businesses. It’s not only a chance for you to get to know your local producers but your neighbors as well. Enjoy food sampling, cooking demonstrations, flower arranging, and activites for the kids. Farmers markets serve as a way to connect with your community or get acquainted with a new neighborhood you’ve been meaning to explore.

    The Washington Post Food Blog is a great resource for more information about your local farmers markets, to find out about the produce in season and upcoming special events. Also, check out FRESHFARM Markets, the largest network of farmers markets in the Chesapeake region, which serves five farmers markets in the DC metroplian area.

    National Farmers Market Week this year will be August 5th-11th.

    2012 Washington DC Farmers Markets

    14th & U Farmers Market
    14th and U streets NW
    9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 17

    Adams Morgan Farmers Market
    Columbia Road and 18th Street NW
    8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-Dec. 17

    All Souls Episcopal Church
    Woodley Place and Cathedral Avenue
    8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, May-Christmas

    Bloomingdale Farmers Market
    First and R streets NW
    9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, May 13-Nov. 18

    Brookland Farmers Market
    Brookland Metro stop
    4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, June 5-Oct. 30

    Capital Harvest on the Plaza
    13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue
    11 a.m-3 p.m. Fridays, April 27-Dec. 7

    Chevy Chase/Broad Branch Farmers Market
    5701 Broad Branch Rd.
    9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, year-round

    Cleveland Park Farmers Market
    2700 block of Ordway Street NW
    9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, year-round beginning May 13

    Columbia Heights Community Marketplace
    14th and Kenyon streets and Park Road NW
    9 a.m-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 12-Dec. 15

    DC CHEW
    Skyland Center
    10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Dec. 15

    D.C. Open-Air Farmers Market at RFK Stadium
    Benning Road and Oklahoma Avenue NE
    6 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, year-round, unless there is a game at RFK

    Dupont Circle FreshFarm Market
    20th Street NW between Massachusetts and Connecticut avenues
    Sundays, year-round: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 1-Dec. 31; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 5-March 25

    Eastern Market Outdoor Farmers Market
    225 Seventh St. SE
    8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, year-round; 3-7 p.m Tuesdays, year-round, beginning May 29

    Foggy Bottom FreshFarm Market
    I Street between New Hampshire Avenue and 24th Street NW
    3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, April 4-Nov. 21

    FreshFarm Market by the White House
    Vermont Avenue between H and I Streets
    11 a.m.-2:30 p.m Thursdays, May 3-Oct. 25

    Georgetown Farmers Market in Rose Park
    26th and O streets NW
    3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, May 2-Oct. 31

    Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market
    Wisconsin Avenue and 34th Street
    9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 12-Nov. 17

    H Street FreshFarm Market
    1300 H St. NE.
    9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, April 21-Nov. 17

    Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
    17th and Lamont and Mount Pleasant streets NW
    9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 17

    New Morning Farmers Market
    36th Street and Alton Place NW
    8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-March 9, 2013; 4-8 p.m. Tuesdays, June 5-Sept. 25

    North West Central Farm Market
    3401 Nebraska Ave. NW
    Fridays, year-round: 1:30-5:30 p.m.

    Palisades Farmers Market
    48th Place NW and MacArthur Boulevard
    9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, year-round

    Penn Quarter FreshFarm Market
    North end of 8th Street NW, between D and E streets NW
    3-7 p.m. Thursdays, March 22-Dec. 20

    Petworth Community Market
    Ninth Street NW between Georgia Avenue and Upshur Street
    4-8 p.m. Fridays, May 4-Oct. 26

    USDA Farmers Market
    12th Street and Independence Avenue SW
    10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, June 1-Nov. 16

    Ward 8 Farmers Market
    www.ward8farmersmarket.com
    1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
    9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-Nov. 17

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