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Sunny, 75 and Whoopie Pies…. | News Release | Old Town North Farmers’ Market

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Hi Folks,

Join us today, Thursday April 13th at The Old Town North Community Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market, Alexandria’s favorite dog friendly market.

901 North Royal Street, The Montgomery Park.
Spring hours. 3pm-7pm

Twin Springs Fruit Farms, voted best of D.C. brings us a wide variety of farm fresh produce, local eggs from neighbor Allen’s Happy Free Walking Hens and new this week a selection of just baked goods from Stonehearth Bakery.  Sara of Dream of Goodies, our gluten free baker, brings us a new cake bite flavor – banana nut along with Whoopie Pie, a delicious concoction of strawberry, peanut butter and coconut.  Chef Michael of the Pretentious Gourmet shares his Chocolate Chip, Chai Spiced, Cranberry and White Chocolate Oatmeal, and Double Chocolate Espresso recipes along with treats for your four legged friends. Say hello to our newest vendor, Jaime of LuLaRo, offering a selection of stylish leggings and dresses.  Perfect for a little early spring shopping spree in celebration of the lovely weather.  Savory lovers indulge with Declan’s Irish Batch Bread, Bread and Butter Pickle and his signature Barbecue Sauce. Rumor has it his wife Bruna of My Lovely Brigadeiro may be sending some of her delicious Brazilian Truffles to the market today.  Jean of Annie Fitzknitssends her apologies, she will return not today but next Thursday, April 13th.

In the community…

The members of the Old Town North Small Area Plan Committee invite the community to join them for an Open House, Thursday April 13th.  They will host a community open house on from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army USA National Headquarters, 615 Slaters Lane. The open house will launch a 5-week public comment period on the compiled draft 2017 Old Town North Small Area Plan. For further information, please visit the Old Town North SAP Update webpage

Throughout the month of April our friends at Burke and Herbert Bank and Trust will be accepting donations for SCAN, benefitting children in need.  burkeandherbertbank.com

Our friends at Abaca Imports are holding their Spring Sale, just in time for the gorgeous spring weather.  April 11th through the 16th.  1201 North Royal Street

For more neighborhood news check out the Notice Spring Newsletter available in downloadable PDF Form on the OTNCP Website  www.oldtownnorth.org

For those traveling over the holiday weekend, be safe.

Thank you to our friends, neighbors and local small businesses for supporting the Old Town North Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market.

See you at the market!  Rain or Shine, Year Round!

Thursdays 3pm – 7pm
901 North Royal Street
The Montgomery Park

Sponsored by the Old Town North Community Partnership with support from the City of Alexandria, MRE Properties, River’s Edge Yoga, Sport and Health, Yogis for Positive Change and Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.

Website: www.oldtownnorth.org/farmers-market/

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