Old Town Farmers’ Market Newsletter | 25 February 2017 – Issue 104 | City of Alexandria


screen-shot-2017-02-23-at-2-19-00-pmMark your calendars: 2017 Events at Market!   

We have our very first event for the 2017 season coming up on March 25.  Make sure that you keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages to learn about all of the fun things we have planned for this year!  We are planning free morning yoga and tai chi, cooking demos, children’s activities and more!

Girl Scouts Cookies Still at Market!  

screen-shot-2017-02-23-at-2-19-14-pmDid you miss your Thin Mint fix last Saturday?  Or maybe you thought you bought enough boxes of Samosas to last you through the month, but they mysteriously disappeared in a week.  Well don’t worry, local Alexandria Girl Scout troops will be back at market this weekend! Find them along the King Street-facing line of vendors, or check in near the Information Tent and we’ll point you in their direction.

Market to Table: Japanese Vegetable Pancakes

screen-shot-2017-02-23-at-2-19-30-pmThese Japanese vegetable pancakes are the perfect vehicle for the cabbages, carrots, and kale piled high on vendor tables right now!  The recipe is very versatile and you can add in everything from kimchi (No. 1 Sons) to bacon and sausage (Coulter Farm and The Lamb’s Quarter).

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

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. Be sure to make @OldTownMktAlex your market to shop on Saturday mornings!screen-shot-2017-02-23-at-2-19-47-pm

Market information – Online vendor map 

screen-shot-2017-02-23-at-2-19-58-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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