National Farmers Market Week Launches at the Marketplace!

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service launched National Farmers Market Week at our market today.  Here’s their press release which reports that 8,144 farmers markets are now listed in USDA’s, National Farmers Market Directory, up from about 5,000 in 2008. The event was a way to celebrate what our customers, vendors and friends know so well, that the marketplace is […]

Get to Know Grohnola

All marketplace customers can feel pride and a bit of ownership of our vendor Grohnola because the Petworth-based business got its start at the marketplace.  Not even a year old, Grohnola can now be bought at 6 stores in the DC area and Boston, its negotiating to sell in other stores. While honey ginger and […]

Introducing…Suga Mama Sweets!

Rolling along with our new vendor introductions….. Suga Mama Sweets offers hand-crafted ice cream sandwiches, ice cream, sorbet, and candies. We aim to take classic flavor combinations and turn them into amazing treats. Our goodies are not only kid-tested and approved, but also treasured by adults. This season we will have our favorites on hand […]

Getting ready for Cinco de Mayo? Salsa performance and lessons May 4th at the Marketplace!

What better way to gear up for Cinco de Mayo festivities than Salsa dancing performance and lessons on a beautiful Spring Saturday morning during the Marketplace’s Opening Day? Barbara Bernstein and her team from DanceInTime Productions will once again offer free Salsa lessons on the Plaza starting at 11:30 a.m. So come watch Salsa, learn […]

Tea drinker? Get the good stuff at the Marketplace…

Among the exciting new additions to the Marketplace is Favor Ceylon Tea, a local importer of high quality Sri Lankan teas. We’ll let owner Carlota Ocampo introduce their product: Pure Ceylon teas have long been prized by tea connoisseurs, who coveted the purity and delicacy of Ceylon’s high-grown teas.  Our company’s mission is to offer highest-quality […]