FRESHFARM Market, Fall 2020

The FRESHFARM Market returns to The Parks each Sunday morning in September and October. This weekly producer-only market features produce, meats, prepared foods, locally roasted coffee, beer, and baked goods from some of the area’s most popular small businesses, breweries and farmers. Now in its fourth year at The Parks, FRESHFARM has extensive experience meeting all federal and local health and safety requirements. 

Vendors At Market (Weekly Unless Noted Otherwise): 

Cannabreeze: Cannabreeze is leading the way in providing local, organic, non-GMO industrial hemp products in Northern Virginia by growing, harvesting, and processing tinctures, creams, juices, and edibles with the benefits of full spectrum hemp oil containing CBD (Cannabinoids). 

Capitol Cider House: Located on Georgia Avenue near the metro station, Capitol City Cider House curates craft hard ciders with modern flavors. Capitol City Cider makes their gluten-free drinks without added preservatives and only showcases producers within 200 miles of the Capitol building. (Biweekly, Sept. 13 & 27, October 11 & 25)

Cucina Al Volo: Owners Matteo and Daniele offer an assortment of locally made fresh pastas and sauces.

DMV Empanadas: Brothers Nacho Almaraz and Marco Almaraz source local ingredients for their products and make everything from scratch using family recipes.

Holly Brook Farm: This farm in Berryville, Virginia raises heritage pork, lambs, pastured chickens, goats, rabbits, heritage turkeys, ducks, and rose veal with GMO free feed from a local farmer, no added hormones, antibiotics, and lots of Vitamin D from the sun. 

Just AJ’s Foods: Just AJ’s produces plant-based, vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free sausages called “Veenies.” Instead of pretending to be meat, Veenies embrace the flavors of the veggies they use from other Farmers Market vendors by roasting and seasoning them to perfection before casing them. 

Panorama Bakery: Panorama Bakery sells traditional French baguette, breads, and pastries, including scones and muffins.

Pleitez Produce: Pleitez Produce Farm is a family-owned and operated farm in Montross, VA with over 25 years of experience growing high-quality produce.

Qualia Coffee: Fresh Off the Roast is a small-batch roastery housed inside Qualia Coffee in Petworth. They carefully source coffee beans from around the world, roast them to bring out optimal flavor and sell directly to customers within three days.

Right Proper Brewing Co.: Founded in 2012, this DC based brewpub takes innovative approach to small scale, “yeast-forward” craft brewing to produce artisanal ales and lagers in a comfortable, expertly designed casual old-world tavern. In addition to market offerings, Right Proper serves fresh beer and affordable, high-quality American food at their Shaw and Brookland locations. (Weekly starting Sept. 20)

Timber Pizza Company: Timber Pizza Company serves wood-fired pizza using only the freshest locally-sourced ingredients. Though based in DC’s Petworth neighborhood, you’ll see their mobile wood oven rolling around town hitched to a blue 1967 Chevy truck. (Sept. 20; weekly in October)


Event Dates: 
Sundays, September 6, 13, 20, 27
Sundays, October 4, 11, 18, 25
Time: 10 am to 1 pm

The farmers market site is located immediately inside the gate at Georgia Avenue and Butternut Street NW. Map 1010 Butternut Street NW for directions. Walking or biking is recommended, as parking is limited and the entryway is currently under construction. Some parking is available beyond the construction and to the north of the market (follow the detour signs). 

Health & Safety Requirements: 

  • All attendees must wear masks and comply with all social distancing requirements mandated by the District of Columbia government. 
  • Please follow all signage and enter and exit the market at the appropriate spots.
  • A hand sanitizer station will be available on site.

The FRESHFARM market accepts SNAP/EBT, WIC, and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks. The market is rain or shine. Please bring your shopping bags. Follow us on Instagram @TheParksDC and @FRESHFARMDC for vendor details and more. Sign up for our email list for regular updates on other fun happenings at The Parks.