Farmers Market 2020

OLD TOWN NORTH CANAL DISTRICT
MONTGOMERY PARK PARKING LOT

901 North Royal Street

Farmers' Market Hours: 2:00-6:00pm

Did you know… Farmers Markets preserve farmland and support rural livelihoods? The Old Town North Farmers’ Market is committed to supporting local family farms. This year we are encouraging our farmers to follow sustainable practices.

What's New

Old Man Winter is here!

We are shifting to a Sunday Farmers and Artisans Market during the Winter Months

** Sunday Winter Market Hours
11:00 am-3:00 pm **

We will hold the Thursday Market this week, January 13th, so folks who weren’t able to make it to any of the local markets can pick up eggs and produce. 

Stop by the Community Farmstand and learn more about the Winter Market Schedule

Here is the new weather policy:
Any cancellation due to weather will be posted on the Farmer’s Market Page.

Shop local shop happy!

The CDC Guidelines now allow fully vaccinated residents to go about their business without masks but we ask shoppers, vendors, and staff who have not been fully vaccinated to wear masks at the market in consideration of those more vulnerable members of our community.

We are happy to welcome many of our weekly vendors to the Sunday Market after their time away for the holidays.

Ellen Hamilton of the Yellow Dot Shop will have copies of her new book, “ The Scottish Migration to Alexandria “ available for sale this week! Make sure to pick one up and have her sign it.

David Argento and the team of Papa’s Produce Market are with us throughout the Winter with a full supply of fresh farm goods!. Look for his stand on Sunday, January 16th.

The Community Farmstand will have a nice selection of apple cider, farm fresh eggs and cheeses from our friends in Pennsylvania. 0The Old Town North Farmer’s Market. Bringing the best of PA to VA! Stop by the Community Farmstand and learn all about the Sunday Winter Market 

Gordon of Gordies Greens is with us this Thursday, January 13th, with a wide variety of fresh microgreens. For lovers of spicy, make sure to check out his Hong Vet. On Sundays, look for his Microgreens at the Community Farmstand.

Chef Mario of Paella to Go is unable to join us on Sundays but returns for the Thursday Markets in the Spring and is available to cater your special events or for preorder with pick up or delivery. It has been a delight having Chef Mario with us.

Ana of Ana’s Twist brings us her wonderful Ecuadorian Specialty items on Thursday, January 13th.

Chef Carla of Cocolita Mexican Foods has been away visiting her family for the Christmas Holiday and returns to us this Sunday, January 16th, 2022.

Congratulations to our friend Gregg of the Chewish Deli who will soon be opening a second location on King Street.

Claudia of TAL Single Origin Coffee is back from her visit to El Salvador with a full selection of coffee , ground and whole bean, cold brew, honey and more…

Grateful Pup – Brings a new delight for our four-legged buddies, healthy fillings for your pup’s favorite toy, and for the well-dressed pup, a wide selection of bandanas.  

Confirmed Vendors for Thursday, January 13th, 2022:

  • Cold Country Salmon 
  • Ana’s Twist 
  • the Community Farmstand with farm fresh eggs, Amish Cheeses, ciders and produce.
  • Gordies Greens
  • TAL Single Origin Coffee

Confirmed Vendors for Sunday, January 16, 2022:

  • Ana’s Twist 
  • the Community Farmstand. We will have a limited selection of Cold Country Salmon products and Gordies Greens.
  • Grateful Pup 
  • Yellow Dot
  • Clean Life Kitchen 
  • Papa’s Produce Market
  • Cocolita Mexican Food 
  • Mary Louise body Oil’s
  • TAL Single Origin Coffee

 Holidays in Old Town North!

The Old Town North Community Partnership is hosting three European-style Holiday Markets on Sundays in December featuring a wide variety of hand-crafted products, specialty foods, and much more.

Sunday, December 5th, 12th, and 19th.
11:00am-4:00pm
Weather permitting!

Enjoy Holiday shopping in the Fresh Air while sipping hot cider from Pennsylvania or coffee from Claudia of TAL and nibbling on a tasty treat, perhaps a bagel from Chewish Deli or a pastry from one of our local bakers.

Montgomery Park
901 North Royal Street

Enjoy Holiday shopping in the Fresh Air while sipping hot cider from Pennsylvania or coffee from Claudia of TAL and nibbling on a tasty treat, perhaps a bagel from Chewish Deli or a pastry from one of our local bakers.

Montgomery Park
901 North Royal Street

We will have different vendors each week along with favorites Natalie Abrams with Wearable Art, Prince with his handcrafted soaps, and Ellen of the Yellow Dot Shop.

We’ll send out the Holiday Market updates each week so you can plan your Holiday Shopping for the week.

We continue to share the latest news and special offers from our local, small businesses on the Old Town North Community Partnership website.

Make sure to stop by the Rad Kid Table and learn more about this great organization!

 

The CDC Guidelines now allow fully vaccinated residents to go about their business without masks but we ask shoppers, vendors, and staff who have not been fully vaccinated to wear masks at the market in consideration of those more vulnerable members of our community.

Please know the Old Town North Market is a rain or shine market, however, if the weather conditions are unsafe because of extreme cold, snow or sleet we may modify the setup and hours for the Market. Announcements will be made on the Market Manager’s cell phone line. 571-218-2161 by 1 pm on the day of the market.

We encourage preorder and pick up from our vendors and on-site shopping at the market. Items may be pre-ordered for pick-up following the links our vendors have shared with us.

The Old Town North Farmer’s Market works to adhere to the safety guidelines of the CDC, the Virginia Department of Health, and the updated best practices issued by Governor Northam. Please help us to keep our community safe! Wear a mask if unvaccinated, stay home if you feel unwell, use the hand sanitizer at the vendor booths.

Shop local, shop happy at Alexandria Favorite Dog-Friendly Market!  

Free Yoga in the Fresh Air 

As the temperatures are dropping quickly the River’s Edge, Free Yoga in the Fresh Air has come to close but will return in the Spring as the weather warms. 

Sponsored by River’s Edge Yoga and the Old Town North Community Partnership with Support from the City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities.

OUR VENDORS

Farm Stand at the Community Table
Ana’s Twist
Cocolita Mexican Cuisine
Chewish Deli
Cold Country Salmon
Cold Country Salmon
Family of Nuts
Grateful Pup
Paella to Go!
Papas Market
Qualia Coffee Roasters
TAL Specialty Coffee
Touch by Prince
Yellow Dot Shop

GUEST VENDORS

Abrams Wearable
Fahrenheit 99 Candles
Kank’s Store
MyBowtieBazaar
My Mustard Seed
Rosemary Feit Covey
Smell of Love Candles
Southern Lady Crafts
Taeilorae Levell-Young
Uncle Kebba’s Old-Fashioned Lemonade
WoW Fudge

VENDORS INFO

WEATHER POLICY

We are a rain or shine market but we will cancel if high winds, heavy rains or thunderstorms make conditions unsafe for our shoppers or our vendors. Cancellations due to weather will be announced on The Old Town North Farmer’s Market Facebook Page and on 571-218-2161.

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