Old Town Farmers’ Market Newsletter | 19 January 2017 – Issue 99 – Newsletter | City of Alexandria

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Spotlight on Whole Health Medical Teas!

screen-shot-2017-01-19-at-2-50-36-pmCalming teas for the cooler months? Stressed from the inauguration?  Stop by Whole Health Medical for specialty blend teas to help melt away the stress!  Whether you need a strong black tea to wake you up in the morning, or a sweet chamomile after fighting Friday’s traffic and crowds, Whole Health Medical can fix you up!

Market to Table: Winter Veggie Favorites (Swiss Chard)  

Screen Shot 2017-01-19 at 2.51.25 PM.pngOverwhelmed by the winter veggies at market?  Keep an eye on our weekly newsletter as we share our old favorite recipe and newly discovered cooking methods to cook us through the season of hardy greens and root veggies!  This week we’re going to try this delicious recipe from the New York Times, featuring stuffed swiss chard leaves.  Click here for the full instructions: Find swiss chard at Spring Valley or Bigg Riggs.

New Year, New Vendors!

screen-shot-2017-01-19-at-2-52-05-pmWelcome our two new resident vendors, My Lovely Brigadiero, and Sweet and Spice.  My Lovely Brigadiero creates delicious specialty Brazilian soft chocolates.  Sweet and Spice hails from Tajikistan and bring Central Asian savory pockets, Tajik sweets and hand-prepared spice blends.  Learn more about My Lovely Brigadiero on their Facebook page here.  Learn more about Sweet and Spice here.

SNAP/EBT customers – Buy $20, get $20 Free !

screen-shot-2017-01-19-at-2-52-46-pmThe 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. Be sure to make @OldTownMktAlex your market to shop on Saturday mornings!


Market information – Online vendor map 

screen-shot-2017-01-19-at-2-53-27-pmWondering 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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