Old Town Farmers’ Market Newsletter | 4 March 2017 – Issue 104 | City of Alexandria

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Market Closing at 10 am this Saturday (March 4th)!   
screen-shot-2017-03-03-at-3-15-18-pmShop early this Saturday—the market will close at 10:00 am in celebration of Alexandria’s 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade!  We will open on the 4th at our usual hour (7:00 am) and will resume normal hours the following Saturday.  Learn more about the Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade and street closures here.


Open Call for Musicans at Market!  
screen-shot-2017-03-03-at-3-15-36-pmWe’re looking for musicians for the warm summer months!  If you are interested in playing at market, please send an email to mae.carroll@alexandriava.gov.  Musicians must be family-friendly and comfortable playing in an outdoor setting.  Contact us now so you can get your music out to our community!

Market to Table Recipe: Cabbage with Crispy Bacon!
Screen Shot 2017-03-03 at 3.19.13 PM.pngWant to try a simple yet delicious Irish favorite for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday?  This quickly cooked cabbage side dish has converted many cabbage haters to lovers of Ireland’s national vegetable.  Check out this recipe; you can substitute sausage for bacon for a different taste.

SNAP/EBT customers – Buy $20, get $20 Free !
screen-shot-2017-03-03-at-3-15-45-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

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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