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

December is here!

We hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving! Come out and enjoy all that Old Town North and the City of Alexandria have to offer!

Shop local shop happy!

Thursday Farmers’ Market Winter Hours 2:00-6:00 pm. Please note our Winter Hours may change to 3:00- 6:00 pm depending on the foot traffic from 2:00 – 3:00 pm. We’ll keep you posted!

Ellen Hamilton of the Yellow Dot Shop has 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 for you. Ellen also has a wide selection of vintage and current Christmas cards and collectibles. Just in time for the Holidays!

Will of Cold Country Salmon let us know the Salmon Chowder is back and he may have a limited supply of Jambalaya. Perfect for a cool evening after shopping for the holidays.

David Argento and the team of Papa’s Produce Market will be joining us at the Holiday Markets in December, Sundays, on December 5th, 12th, and 19th, and will return in the Winter.

Grateful Pup brings a new delight for our four-legged buddies.
The Community Farmstand is now being supplied with fresh eggs, produce, cider, and baked goods from our friend Oliver and his family’s farm, Orchard Valley Produce in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and several other local farmers.

David, of Papas Market, will continue to supply us with cheeses from the. Amish community includes goat cheese, feta, cheddar, chèvre, and several varieties of local honey, including comb honey and additional produce and cider to add to our bounty!

Gordon of Gordies Greens has a wide variety of microgreens and fresh veggies. with fresh Microgreens and a limited supply of fresh veggies from his daughter‘s farm in Culpepper. For lovers of spicy, make sure to check out his Hong Vet and arugula microgreens.

We are thrilled to have our friend Chef Mario of Paella to Go at the market! Chef Mario’s Paella and other dishes are infused with the flavors of his Basque Heritage. The weather should be warm, with very little wind on Thursday so Chef Mario should be able to fire The Paella Pan up without any problems.

Carla of Cocolita Mexican Foods shares the foods of her home country.

Ana’s Twist brings us Ana’s unique Ecuadorian Foods.

Sunday Holiday Market hours 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Holiday Market hours are subject to change depending on foot traffic and weather.

 

 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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