Old Town North Farmers’ Market



901 North Royal Street
Hours: Thursday, 4:00-8:00pm

You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Child

The Old Town North Community Farmer's and Artisan's Market

Ana of Ana’s Twist will be sharing cold cauliflower soup, oven baked Empanadas in three flavors, chicken, beef and vegetarian. Ana has also expanded her selection of Signature Sorbets and brings us Peach, basil lime sorbet along with peach, mango, and crazy green sorbet. Ana may also be sharing traditional Ecuadorian Cassava Bread, a gluten-free delight.

Taste of Eurasia bring us a delicious selection of all natural savory and sweet dishes including veggie sambusas, fresh fruit tarts and, new last week “non” bread.

Sara of Dream of Goodies will be expanding their savory selection as they will debut their sweet potato gnocchi. They are grain, gluten, soy, and dairy free and as always Paleo friendly. They are pre-cooked and can be reheated in the skillet with your favorite sauce or frozen for use later. They will also have lemon tarts, fresh organic berry cakes, cookies including our new coconut chocolate chip shortbread and cinnamon raisin spice, keto-friendly crackers, pancake/waffle mix, and pre-baked 11″ pizza crust.

Our farmer Lionel Lopez of Lopez Farms and his family continue to share Summer’s bounty with us, bringing Virginia peaches, blueberries, blackberries, heirloom tomatoes, sweet corn and more. Check out what is in Season in Virginia!

Changa with Love Lemonade brings us healthy, refreshing drinks made with fresh fruits and herbs.
Check out her Lavender Lemonade!

Summer wardrobe in need of a boost? Sanjay of Dire Necessities has a great selection of sundresses, cotton tops, light weight scarves and harem pants to refresh the wardrobe. Treat the house to a bit of new color with quilted cotton bedspreads and table clothes. All of Sanjay’s offerings are imported from India, Tibet and Nepal.

The Old Town North Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market is sponsored by The Old Town North Community Partnership with support from the City of Alexandria, MRE Properties, River’s Edge Yoga, Yogis For Positive Change and the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.

See you at the market! Rain or Shine, Year Round!


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Ana's Twist

Ana's Twist - Healthy n’tasty! Gourmet hand crafted ice cream using only the highest quality ingredients. We create the best fresh gourmet ice cream right in front of you using a traditional Ecuadorian wok called a "PAILA". The "twist" involves using only fresh milk, cream, fruits, and veggies from nearby farms, combined with traditional Ecuadorian flavors and fruits to create a fresh and healthy ice cream cup. We are also proud to offer delicious dairy free and gluten free flavors! We do pets ice cream! Now your pets can also have fun trying special ice cream treats, just with fruits and protein.

Dire Necessities

Dire Necessities - Offering handcrafted, scarves, shawls and accessories from Tibet, India and Nepal.

Dream of Goodies

Dream of Goodies is not your normal gluten free bakery. We make delicious yet healthy treats for all to enjoy that are low glycemic, by pairing healthy fats with organic low glycemic sweeteners. Our goodies never contain GMOs, soy, dairy, chemicals, dyes, or artificial anything. We strive to use only the best ingredients that are sustainably sourced, habitat friendly, and organic whenever possible. Our eggs and butter are locally sourced. The hens are feed organic non-GMO feed and are humanely raised. Our butter is organic and comes from pasture raised, grass-fed cows that aren't treated with rBST. We have a wide variety of treats that range from nut free to vegan. You won’t believe gluten free and healthy could taste this good. We are woman-owned, eco-conscience, and health oriented. Our packaging contains no plastic and is reusable/recyclable, and/or biodegradable.

Lopez Farm

Lopez Farm - Lionel Lopez and his family bring us fresh local produce in the Northern Neck.
Back with us now!

Taste of Eurasia

Taste of Eurasia is a woman owned small business located in Alexandria, VA. My purpose is to bring freshly made, ALL-NATURAL and affordable treats from my family to yours. My products range from a variety of Central Asian, Russian, European, and Georgian foods, cakes, cookies, chocolate candies, and a variety of spice blends. My promise to you is that we only use fresh ingredients and do not add any preservatives, artificial colors or flavors, high fructose corn syrup, or partially hydrogenated oils to our products!


TigerSoap - Handcrafted soaps, lotions, candles. Further info coming soon.


Urbanized - Turn waste into innovative and eco-friendly products. Urbanized Soaps available at the Old Town North Community Table. A share of profits from sale of soaps at the Old Town North Community Market are donated to the Old Town North Partnership's work to create a vibrant, walkable community within Old Town North.

Shrub District

With Love Lemonade specializes in fresh squeezed gourmet flavored lemonades & limeades. Featured beverages include the popular lavender lemonade made with organic culinary lavender flower & ginger lemonade made with fresh pressed ginger root. Not only are we creating refreshing beverages that are delicious but offer many health benefits as well!


River's Edge Yoga
MRE Properties
Old Town North Community Partnership
City of Alexandria
Yogis for Positive Change

Sponsored by the Old Town North Community Partnership with support from the City of Alexandria, MRE Properties, River’s Edge Yoga, Yogis for Positive Change and The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership.