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Old Man Winter peeks around the corner! | News Release | Old Town North Farmers’ Market

Hi Folks,

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Child

Bundle up and pop in to the Old Town North Thursday Community Farmer’s Market.

Alexandria’s Favorite Dog- Friendly Market.
901 North Royal Street, Montgomery Park
The Canal District. Fall hours 3-7

Ana of Sweet Twist will be sharing five different soups, fresh baked Empanadas and more to warm the heart and the tummy. Chef Michael brings us Chocolate Chip, Chai Spiced, Cranberry and White Chocolate Oatmeal, and Cherry, Chocolate and Walnut recipes along with treats for our four legged buddies, including holiday tins of the puppy’s treats just in time for the upcoming holiday season! Sara of Dream of Goodies delights with more mini pumpkin pies that sold out very quickly last week and new this week, she is also offering apple tartlets.  As always, she will have all of your favorite cupcake flavors and cake bites, as well as brownies, and the following mini cakes: carrot, cardamom pistachio, rum, and lemon curd.  All of Sara’s Goodies are gluten free, low glycemic, non GMO, Paleo friendly and delicious! Holidays are on the horizon and Julia of TigerSoaps and Lotion has great hostess gifts. Lionel Lopez of Lopez Farms has bid us farewell for the season but promises to return in late Spring as his crops begin to ripen.

In the community…

Holiday spirits on the rise!  Just around the corner, experience delicious bites and sips from Old Town North’s posh new eatery Cafe 44. Join the Potomac Conference Center as they welcome the new addition to the neighborhood and kick-off the holiday season on the banks of the Potomac River. November 13th4-7pm.  66 Canal Center Plaza. Holiday Cheer – Riverfront Style! RSVP by November 12 to maurisa@spottedmp.com

More festive fun…

Our friends at Sport & Health welcome our vendors at their monthly Open House on Tuesday, November 14th and Wednesday, November 15th 4-7.

River’s Edge is delighted to announce we will begin selling Sara’s Cakes Bites at the Studio, Saturday November 11th after a successful sampling last weekend! Yum!

On the horizon…

Great news!  During the holiday season, we will be expanding our hours!  We will be expanding the Market hours to serve our lunch time crowd. Beginning December 7th we will be open from 12-6, giving our friends who work in the neighborhood a chance to pickup a healthy, tasty lunch while still serving our after work crowd.

NOTICe hosts it’s annual meeting November 16th.  7:30pm. Doors open at 7:00. Best Western, 1101 N. Washington St.  Parking available.  Election of NOTICe Board for 2018 (Only dues paying members of NOTICe can vote.)  Program: The Future of the Arts in North Old Town

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 4pm – 8pm
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, Yogis for Positive Change and Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.

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

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