Farmers Market 2020

OLD TOWN NORTH CANAL DISTRICT
MONTGOMERY PARK PARKING LOT

901 North Royal Street

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

Thank you for supporting our farmers and our local small businesses.

Join us today at the Thursday Market!

Strawberries, salad greens, tomatoes, and more!
Perfect for National Salad Month!


We welcome several new and returning vendors to the market over the past few weeks and are looking forward to seeing several fresh and familiar faces with us soon.
 
New vendor Buddin’ Bakery shares a variety of baked goods including muffins, cupcakes, and other tasty treats including vegan and gluten-free choices. Rumor has it they’ll be bringing ice cream soon.



Sandra of Mama’s Divine Sweet Potato Pie has been a big hit at the Market!



Hannah Lincoln of Hannah’s Crafts returned to us Sunday, April 25th after her time as Artist in Residence at Royal Restaurant.

Our Market vendors include Ana’s Twist, David Argento and Papa’s Produce Market, Cold Country Salmon, Cocolita Mexican Food, Clean Life Kitchen, TAL Single Origin Coffee and Qualia Coffee Roasters, Brutto Breads, Gordies Greens, Hannah’s Crafts, Grateful Pup, Buddin’ Bakery, Area 2 Farms, Susana’s Health and Harmony Specialty Soaps and Candles, the Yellow Dot Shop, Mama’s Divine Sweet Potato Pie and Hometown Go.

We are looking forward to seeing Mario of Paella to Go and Kevin of Uncle Kebba’s Lemonade back at the Market in the next month. We’ll keep you posted!

Ellen at Yellow Dot Shop has several new items — decorative painted eggs, and my printed, light-weight sweatshirts, along with many other items. 


David Argento and the team of Papa’s Produce Market are with us throughout the year with a wide selection of cider, apples, fresh eggs Amish Cheeses, organic arugula and spring mix from the greenhouse of his neighbor Aaron, dried pasta, Chef John’s pear apple sauce and jams, tart cherry juice and spring fruit and veggies including asparagus, strawberries, and blackberries.

May is also National Barbecue Month! 
Nothing better than fresh veggies on the grill!


David and the Papa’s Crew are happy to accept preorders and deliver to your door on Sunday. 
Our dear friend David of Papa’s Produce has not sent us his newsletter yet, BUT he and team member Rick will have an ample supply of all things fresh and delicious on Sunday, May 22nd. We will also have a lovely selection of fresh fruits and veggies at the Community Table on May, 19th.

Papa’s Produce Market Bringing the best of PA to VA!


Ana’s Twist brings us Ana’s unique Ecuadorian Foods including Empanadas, her Signature Soups, Quinoa muffins, juices, sorbets, Ecuadorian Hot Sauce, Tamales, and more.



TAL Single Origin Coffee and Qualia Coffee Roasters are back with us on Thursdays. Ground or whole bean, several varietals available, teas and honey from hives on the family farm, along with a limited selection of whole beans from Qualia Coffee Roasters. We will have a selection of coffee and tea at the Community Table on Sunday.

Grateful Pup – Featuring wholesome, gluten-free, vitamin-rich dog treats made with organic ingredients to enhance your pup’s health and vitality while still giving love with tasty snacks. Pups are family and Grateful Pup treats are developed to extend our pup’s vitality and mobility with flaxseed and fish oil in all treats. A percentage of profits is donated to animal rescues annually. Read our story at gratefulpup.com.




Cold Country Salmon is now with us on Thursdays and we will have a limited supply of their shelf-stable products at the Community Table on Sundays. For Thursday, May 19th; Great News! The popular salmon chowder is back!

Clean Life Kitchen – our one-stop shop for fully gluten-free, dairy-free goodies, returns to us Sunday, May 22nd for one last hurrah before relocating to Florida. 

  • Banana bread, granola, and lemon zinger cookies.

 

Carla of Cocolita Mexican Foods shares her delicious menu of Mexican Specialties on Sundays and Thursdays. Thursday, May 12th, Carla is away Thursday, May 19h but returns on Sunday, May 21st.

Matt of Brutto Breads expands his offerings with breads featuring flour from  Grapewood Farm in Montrose, Virginia, and flours milled at Deep Roots Milling in Rosebush Virginia. Matt will be with us this week on Thursday, May 19th.

 

Brutto Bread is now accepting preorders. Please visit their order page below for pickup details.  They are also now offering full pans of focaccia and 1300 gram grande Brutto loaves for preorder. Just click on each item to order to view size options. Grande loaves are perfect for family gatherings! 

For custom order questions or to arrange Old Town North pickup, please email matt@bruttobreads.com
Preorders: https://bruttobreads.square.site/

Hannah Lincoln of Hannah’s Crafts shares a carefully curated selection of her work on display and for sale on some Sundays.
We’ll keep everyone posted.


Susana’s Health and Harmony brings us soaps and candles lovingly handcrafted and infused with essential oils. We look forward to seeing her in June.



Oren of Area 2 Farm and Gordon of Gordy’s Greens are away for the next few weeks.

radKids –
we are delighted to have radKids back at the market. Stop by their table to learn more about their work empowering kids.

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Market vendors in the next few weeks will include:

  • Area 2 Farms
  • Brutto Breads
  • Grateful Pup
  • Papa’s Produce Market
  • Ana’s Twist
  • TAL Single Origin Coffee and Qualia Coffee Roasters
  • The Yellow Dot Shop
  • Cold Country Salmon
  • Cocolita Mexican Foods
  • Clean Life Kitchen
  • Hannah Lincoln Crafts
  • Susana ‘s Harmony and Health Specialty Soaps and Candles
  • Buddin Bakery
  • Mama’s Divine Sweet Potato Pie
  • Gordy’s Greens

Returning to the market soon!

  • Paella to Go
  • Uncle Kebba’s Lemonade

 

 

 

Support for Ukraine!

The Old Town North Community Partnership and River’s Edge Yoga will host two Karma Yoga Classes to benefit the  Ukrainian Relief Efforts of World Central Kitchen and the International Rescue Committee

  • Thursday, May 19th, 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Sunday, May 22nd, 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Join River’s Edge Yoga in the Montgomery Park Gazebo for an all-level flow class to open hearts and hips. We were forced to cancel the benefit class on May 15th because of rain.

** Pay what you can, suggested donation $20.00 / Weather permitting.
** Weather cancellations for the Yoga Classes will be announced on 571-218-2161.
** All proceeds will benefit the International Rescue Committee and World Central Kitchen


 

Free Yoga in the Fresh Air is on at the Gazebo on May 26th @ 5:00 – 6:00 pm.
Montgomery Park Gazebo. All are welcome at this open-level flow class! Bring a mat and join the fun! Weather permitting! 

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.

Congratulations to our friend Gregg Linzey of Chewish Deli

who will soon be opening a second location on King Street. Pop by the Pendleton Street location on your way to or from the Sunday Market for your weekly bagel fix.
Address: 805 Pendleton Street

 

FEATURED VENDOR

David Argento and Papa’s Produce Market

Contact Info:
Phone: 717-677-4588
Email: Argento@centurylink.net
Website: https://www.cocolitafood.com/

1941A Buchanan Valley Road
Orrtanna, PA 17353

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 Old Town North Community Partnership Facebook Page.

Let us know how to keep in touch with you!

Please check out the link to our survey on the Old Town North Community Partnership.
We will have paper copies available at the Community Table.
>>>> Download the survey here

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.

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.

 

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!  

OUR VENDORS

Old Town North Community Table
Ana’s Twist
Area 2 Farms
Brutto Breads
Clean Life Kitchen
Cocolita Mexican Cuisine
Cold Country Salmon
Cold Country Salmon
Grateful Pup
Hannah’s Crafts
Papas Market
TAL Specialty Coffee
Yellow Dot Shop

GUEST VENDORS

Abrams Wearable
Fahrenheit 99 Candles
Family of Nuts
Kank’s Store
MyBowtieBazaar
Paella to Go!
Rosemary Feit Covey
Smell of Love Candles
Southern Lady Crafts
Taeilorae Levell-Young
Touch by Prince
Uncle Kebba’s Old-Fashioned Lemonade
WoW Fudge

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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