Penn Quarter FreshFarm Market Reopens
The Penn Quarter Freshfarm Market, reopened Thursday, March 21 and will remain open throuh December 19, marking its 10th year. Borders Springs Farm, offering lamb products from Virginia, and Prince George’s County-based PA Bowen Farmstead, featuring a variety of meats and artisan raw cheeses, are the newest vendors. More than a dozen favorites will also return this year, including Bread Ovens, Gordy’s Pickle Jar, Floradise Orchids and Sand Hill Farm, coming later in the season. The Penn Quarter market will accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program food cards and provide matching dollars. The latter will be available to people who qualify to receive an additional $15 for market purchases. The By the White House, FreshFarm Market, located on Vermont Avenue between H and I streets, will return on May 2 and open every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. until October 31. FreshFarm Markets operates 10 producer-only farmers’ markets in the Washington metropolitan area.