During this time, some of us are more concerned with our health now more than ever. In Washington DC, we’re lucky that it’s very easy to stay healthy – near our RESA apartments, there are tons of farmers’ markets where you can get fresh, local produce, bread, meats and other goods.
Despite the pandemic, many of these farmers’ markets are still in operation, serving the community by providing fare that’s unique to our region. If your fridge is looking a little bare but you know what can be found at the supermarket just won’t cut it, check out these nearby farmers’ markets.
Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market, located at 1600 20th St NW, Washington, DC which is 15 minutes from home, is an outdoor, year-round Sunday farmers’ market which operates from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. offering local, seasonal produce, specialty foods and artisanal goods.
During the peak season, there are more than 50 farmers here offering conventional and certified organic fruits and vegetables, pastured meat, poultry and eggs, farmstead and artisan cheeses, sweet and savory baked goods (including gluten free options), fresh pasta, pickles, jams, and jellies, locally roasted coffee and District-made spirits and beers.
Eastern Market, located at 225 7th St SE, Washington, DC which will make for a quick trip at only 11 minutes away, includes a weekend farmers’ market from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. which offers everything from meats and pasta to baked goods.
Take a stroll down the Farmers’ Line and find stall after stall of the freshest food available in Washington, DC. Most of the produce sold at Eastern Market is grown in rural counties in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
1600 20th St NW, Washington, DC 20036
225 7th St SE, Washington, DC 20003