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At the Market This Week #MarketVine

May 31st, 2013 · No Comments

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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Sunday Farmers Markets Open in Alexandria, Arlington

May 5th, 2013 · No Comments

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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Quick Stewed Summer Squash and Sweet Corn

August 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s the home stretch of summer, when markets are teeming with fresh sweet corn, peppers, peaches, squash, tomatoes and melons. I’m pretty sure my kids would happily live on corn and watermelon, but the other veggies are too tasty to pass up. On a recent market trip, the foodie boy was particularly smitten with this [...]

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At Market: How to Fry Squash Blossoms

June 11th, 2012 · 3 Comments

This past weekend, the husband and tot hit up the new Westover Farmers Market in Arlington. It was near the end of the market so I didn’t have high hopes for too many goodies, but was pleasantly surprised when they brought home a basket of squash blossoms and sour cherries. Edible flowers are always fun [...]

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Tags: at market · cheese · kids cook monday · meatless monday · summer · vegetarian

Cinco de Farmers Markets!

May 4th, 2012 · 3 Comments

It’s opening weekend at Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland seasonal farmers markets! Head out early to score the best asparagus and strawberries and give a local flair to your Cinco de Mayo fiesta. (It’s the perfect excuse to blend up a batch of our strawberry horchata! Or perhaps a rhubarb margarita.) Some of our favorite [...]

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