Farmers' Markets Come out of Hibernation

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    One of the best things about spring is the return of some of D.C.'s favorite farmers markets. Below, we've compiled a list of all the Fresh Farms farmers' markets opening dates.

    For the 2014 season, three of the markets (Penn Quarter, Foggy Bottom and Ballston) will offer CSA's, or Community Supported Agriculture, which is essentially a purchase in the share of a farm for the run of the season.  More information on CSAs is available here.

    For more information on the Fresh Farm farmers' markets including recipes, good causes and the Fresh Farm's mission, visit their website here.

     

    Ballston: May-October

    Day and Time: Thursdays, time TBD

    Location:Welburn Square between N. Taylor and N. Stuart streets

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: TBA

    Twitter: @FreshFarmBllstn

    Snap (EBT/Food Stamps) and accepted here.

     

    Crystal City: April 1-Nov. 25

    Day and Time: Tuesdays, 3-7 p.m.

    Location: Crystal Drive, between 18th and 20th streets, Arlington, Va.

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: Chef Miguel Rebolledo, Jaleo, Crystal City

    Twitter: @FreshFarmCrystl

     

    Dupont Circle: year-round

    Day and Time:  Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April through December (10 a.m.-1 p.m. January through March)

    Location: 20th Street NW, between Massachusetts and Connecticut avenues (in the adjacent parking lot of PNC Bank)

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: Chef Cathal Armstrong and David Hagedorn, book signing of My Irish Table

    Twitter: @FreshFarmDupont

    Snap (EBT/Food Stamps) and accepted here.

     

    Foggy Bottom: April 2- Nov. 26

    Day and Time: Wednesdays, 3-7p.m.

    Location: 23rd and I streets NW

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: Steve Badt, Miriam's Kitchen

    Twitter: @FreshFarmFgyBtm

    Snap (EBT/Food Stamps) and G World card accepted here.

     

    H Street NE: April 19-Dec. 20

    Day and Time: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon

    Location: 13th and H streets NE

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: Joe Yonan- Editor of The Washington Post: Food and Travel

    Twitter: @FreshFarmHstNE

    Snap (EBT/Food Stamps) and accepted here.

     

    Penn Quarter: April 3- Dec. 18

    Day and Time: Thursdays, 3-7p.m.

    Location: North end of 8th Street NW, between D and E streets

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: Chef Rodolfo Guzman, Jaleo D.C.

    Twitter: @FreshFarmPennQ

    Snap (EBT/Food Stamps) and accepted here.

     

    Downtown Silver Spring: year-round

    Day and Time: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April through December (10 a.m.-1 p.m. January through March)

    Location: Ellsworth Drive, between Fenton Street and Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md.

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: Justin Bitner, 8407 Kitchen Bar

    Twitter: @FreshFarmSlvrSp

    Snap (EBT/Food Stamps) and accepted here.

     

    Union Market: May-October

    Day and Time:Sundays, time- TBD

    Location: 1309 5th St. NE

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: TBD

    Twitter: @FreshFarmUnMkt

    Snap (EBT/Food Stamps) and accepted here.

     

    Near the White House: April 10-Oct. 30

    Day and Time: Thursdays, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

    Location: 810 Vermont Ave. NW, between H and I streets

    Chef-at-Market Demonstration: Jeremy Shelton, BLT Steak

    Twitter: @FreshFarmWhtHse

    Snap (EBT/Food Stamps) and accepted here.