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Spring is in the Air | News Release | Old Town North Farmers’ Market

Hi Folks,

Sunny skies and temperatures in the 70’s beckon us to check out the offerings at the Thursday Old Town North Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market, Alexandria’s favorite dog friendly market!
Montgomery Park
901 North Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
3:00 – 7:00 PM
We welcome a new vendor to the market, local Alexandria artisan Christine of Sun and Daughter brings us  handcrafted soaps, lotions and more to delight the senses.

Sanjay of Dire Necessities returns this week with a wide selection of silk and cotton scarves and shawls to brighten your spring wardrobe.

Ana of Sweet Twist  tempts the palate with fresh  baked Empanadas, veggie soup, sorbet and chocolate cookies hand crafted with rich, high grade Ecuadorian Chocolate. I have grown quite fond of her fresh kale passion fruit sorbet.

Sara from Dream of Goodies has several new offerings this week including organic mixed berry tarts, vegan rose cacao cookies, pre-cooked 10″ pizza crusts.  We will also have organic cardamom pistachio spice cakes, organic lemon curd cake with fresh blueberries, dairy free tiramisu cake jars, whoopie pies, cake bites, energy bites, energy bars, and assorted cookies. All of Sara’s offerings are paleo friendly,gluten free, low glycemic, non GMO and absolutely delicious! For our canine buddies, Sara now brings us her mother’s fresh baked puppy treats and sweet potato chips.

In The Community
The Office of the Arts in collaboration with the National Capital Puppetry Guild will launch a series of monthly family-friendly puppet shows at the Durant Arts Center. Puppets and More shows are especially enjoyed by the very youngest of audiences, so toddlers are welcome. Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Reservations per show are $5 for all ages. To purchase tickets online, visit www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac. For additional information about the National Capital Puppetry Guild, please contact Jeff Bragg at 703.424.5553 or email puppetimes@gmail.com.
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 3:00pm – 6pm
The Montgomery Park
901 North Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

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.

www.oldtownnorth.org/farmers-market/

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