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Old Town Farmers’ Market Edition 69 (6.18.2016) | Newsletter | Old Town Farmer’s Market

Farmers' Market Newsletter

June 18, 2016, Issue 69
301 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia  22314
Open Year-Round | Every Saturday | 7 am  12 pm (noon)
Free Parking at Market Square Garage until 12:30 pm
We accept SNAP/EBT
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Strawberry Jam

Spotlight on: Amalthea Ridge
Amalthea Ridge, a local soap and lotion vendor at the market, is passionate about combining natural and organic ingredients, the latest science, and their homestead fresh goat milk to bring you skin-supporting, natural products. Each creation is formulated from scratch according to the latest research by owner Sara Wehri who has a PhD in biochemistry.  Sara produces her unique hand-crafted soaps and lotions in small batches to ensure the utmost quality. Stop by their booth this Saturday and check them out!


Chef Demo

Chef Demo at Market this Saturday! 
We’re so excited to welcome Ashlar Restaurant and Bar to market this Saturday!  They will be preparing food with ingredients you can pick up right at market. You can find them in front of the market stage from 9:30 am to 11:30 am; sampling their yummy dishes will start at 10:00 am.


Scrambled eggs and smoked salmon

Market to Table: Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon   
Do your Saturday shopping for a perfect Sunday brunch this weekend!  This recipe for scrambled eggs with smoked salmon can be put together in less than 20 minutes and works great with berries and a side of wilted greens.  Pick up eggs from The Lamb’s Quarter, smoked salmon from Neopol’s Smokery, and— if you’re in the mood for a brunch mimosa—please don’t forget freshly squeezed orange juice from Fresh Joseph’s!  Click here for the full recipe.


Bike for Good

Bike for Good Food Rescue on June 25th!
Bicycle food rescue next Saturday!  We will be transporting fresh, locally grown food donated by our generous vendors using bicycles to area locations serving low-income and at-risk Alexandria residents on June 25th.  Food rescue events are the last Saturday of the month from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm.  Sign up at Volunteer Alexandria (type in “Bike for Good” in the Keyword Search) or email BikeforGood@alexandriava.gov for more information.  Come join the fun!


SNAP
SNAP/EBT customers – Buy $20, get $20 Free and Maybe More!
The Old Town Farmers’ Market accepts SNAP/EBT and offers customers up to $20 in matching funds.  See Double Dollar Brochure – English or Double Dollar Brochure – Spanish for more information. This summer, SNAP customers can participate in a lottery for the chance to win even more incentives!  Be sure to make @OldTownMktAlex your market to shop on Saturday mornings!

Online Market Map

Market information – Online vendor map 
Wondering where your favorite vendor is this Saturday?  If you’re wondering whether you can plan on a vendor to be a market on a specific week, check out our vendor map here.

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