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Entries from May 2013

At the Market This Week #MarketVine

May 31st, 2013 · Comments Off on At the Market This Week #MarketVine

Here’s a quick look at what you’ll find at the farmers markets this week, in the DC Metro area: asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, blueberries, even some cherries coming in! Westover Farmers Market ~ May from Colleen | GlassBottle on Vimeo. (Vine from the Westover Farmers Market in Arlington, Sundays, 8am-noon.)

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Kids Cook: Strawberry Radish Salsa {and Delaplane Strawberry Festival}

May 29th, 2013 · 71 Comments

We took advantage of the unusually mild weather this past holiday weekend to finally check out the Delaplane Strawberry Festival in Virginia’s Fauquier County. The annual event is packed with old-fashioned family fun, from the cupcake walk and face painting to tug-of-war, potato sack races, hay rides and pony rides. There were food vendors and […]

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Tags: cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · healthy eating · kids cook monday · recipes

Postcard from Dane County Farmers Market, Wisconsin

May 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

This weekend I was in Madison, Wisconsin, on cheese business. (Yes, really!) Of course a visit to the Dane County Farmers Market, on the state capitol square, was on the agenda. The nation’s largest producer-only farmers market, the square was bustling with people browsing cheese curds, fresh baked goods, local meats, and ample spring produce […]

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Sunday Farmers Markets Open in Alexandria, Arlington

May 5th, 2013 · Comments Off on Sunday Farmers Markets Open in Alexandria, Arlington

May brings the opening of the seasonal markets to Washington, DC and the suburbs, including two of our favorite, family-friendly Sunday markets: the West End Farmers Market in Alexandria (8:30am-1:00pm) and the Westover Farmers Market in N. Arlington (now 8:00am-noon). Yes, Westover was open through the winter but the full slate of vendors is now […]

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