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Mount Pleasant Farmers' Market - April 6, 2019

 Hello Spring!  Looks to be a nice day at the Market, cloudy & brisk, maybe a little foggy at first, then warming up a little, so keep the jacket handy and see you at the Market.

 Market Events:

 

Bike Clinic – Aaron & the volunteer bike technicians will be out to help you fix your flats and other mysterious bike problems.    10a – 1p.  They are always looking for more people who want to help others with their bike maintenance.

 

Music:

9a-11a - Darrel Willis, Acoustic guitar pop songs and blues.

11a-1p - Carol Beswick, Folk, rock, blues & even a few kids tunes come together on ukulele & guitar.

 

Friends of the Mount Pleasant Library will be out with more books, t-shirts, tote bags, and information about our neighborhood library and all the activities that are there to enjoy.  dclibraryfriends.org/mtpleasant/   facebook.com/MountPleasantLibraryFriends/

 

The Well - health & wellness for body, mind, & spirit with massage with massage therapists to help you with Work/Life Balance; Performance & Resilience; & Well Mama, Well Baby.  www.bewelldc.com

 

What’s Coming to Market:

 

Earth Spring Farm: They will be here with milk, eggs and kale.  Earth Spring is partnering with a local dairy, and there will be a signup list for those who want to order weekly milk.  earthspringcsa.com

 

Truck Patch Farm:  Not at the Market this week.   They will be returning soon with asparagus and lettuce. In the meantime, check out their website at http://www.truckpatchfarms.com/ and find them on Facebook at /https://m.facebook.com/Truck.Patch.   www.truckpatchfarms.com

 

Richfield Farm: Back this weekend with herb plants for your garden or kitchen window sill.  www.facebook.com/pages/Richfield-Farm/108853529132734

 

Quaker Valley Orchards:  Apples, apple butter and sauce, honey, tomato sauce, jams, and apple chips.   www.quakervalleyorchards.com

Reids Orchard:  Will have some apples that were put in storage at harvest last fall.  Apple cider, Apple butters (no sugar with spice; with honey; with sassafras), Apple sauce (no sugar), Pumpkin butter (sugar added), Pear butter.  Plus a few cool season veggie plants, perennial plants, herb plants. www.reidsorchardwinery.com

 

Groff's Content Farm:  Our butcher will have whole chickens, chicken breasts, chicken wings, various types of sausage, and free range hen and duck eggs.  www.groffscontentfarm.com

 

Spring Gap Mountain:  Our delightful cheese monger will be bringing Shenandoah Sunrise Tomme, Jersey Gold Gouda, Sophie's Select Cheddar, and Mozzarella.  www.springgapmtn.com

 

King Mushrooms:  From a small farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland growing 8 types of mushrooms, along with Hungarian mushroom soup and mushroom grow kits.  facebook.com/kingsmushroomfarm/

 

No.1 Sons:  Fermented foods that draw from food cultures from all over the world — pickles, kimchi, kraut, kombucha, and more!  Our barrels change with seasonal and culinary inspiration.  Mother Nature at her finest.  number1sons.com/

 

Atwaters Bakery: Will have their famous Sourdough bread, fresh made cookies, macaroons, lemon and ginger pound cakes, and spring time flavors of their award-winning French preserve-style jams.  atwaters.biz/

 

Pleasant Pops: This week's flavors: Chongos: Mexican Sweet Cream and Cinnamon, Cookies & Cream, Mexican Chocolate, Strawberry Ginger Lemonade, Simply Apple and Pops for your pups.  Visit their shop in Adams Morgan.  pleasantpops.com/

 

Craft Kombucha: Our extensive lineup of seasonal flavors mean that there is a flavor of Craft Kombucha for everyone out there.  Stop by and see what we have this weekend: Blue Lemongrass, Cherry Blossom, Elderflower, Ginger, Grapefruit, & Turmeric Love   www.craftkombucha.com

 

Peoples Bao: Peter has Chinese steamed edamame buns with tender, slow roasted free range heritage pork or duck.  Also available are hot Asian soups to enjoy at the market or cold to take home.  peoplesbao.com

 

Manos de Maiz:  Visit us this Saturday, our breakfast maizope is back with roasted potatoes and poblano rajas, we also have a new topping: lamb barbacoa. You can now take your tortillas home, get your 8-pack of fresh made maizopes for only $7.  www.manosdemaiz.com

 

Hilana Cuisine:  Not at the Market this week, sorry.

 

Pagoda Caffè:  Come by and enjoy a delicious handmade brew!  www.pagodagoods.com

 

Community Events:

 

Saturday Morning Yoga - Start your Saturdays with Carol, Marjorie and some relaxing, stress-free yoga.  Everyone is welcome, beginners especially!  Please wear comfortable clothing and bring water.  Bring your own yoga mat or use one of theirs.  10am, MtP Library

 

Saturday Book Sale  -  Come by the library every Saturday, from 11-2p, for weekly Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library book sales. The Friends room is up on the 2nd floor across from the entrance to the Children's Room.

 

Thrift Shop Sale & Luncheon to Benefit MtP’s Rosemount Center - Saturday, April 6, 11a-2p - This annual Spring Thrift Show is the perfect place to find good quality, gently used clothing, jewelry, accessories, home goods, and children's items at a reasonable price.  A portion of the proceeds will be designated for Rosemount Center.  All Saints Church Thrift Shop, 3 Chevy Chase Circle, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

 

 

 

       Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market – 3210 Mt Pleasant St Plaza at 17th & Lamont – 9a-1p

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Thank you!

On Sunday, December 3, 2017 the Bancroft Elementary PTO and the Mount Pleasant Business Association jointly hosted the second Tree Sale and Holiday Party on Mount Pleasant Street.

From 10am to 4pm, Bancroft PTO volunteers gathered in the parking lot of McCormick Paints, a sponsor of the event. They set up the trees, wreathes, and other holiday decorations for shoppers. A sure sign of success was that by the end of the day, there were only a few left.

At the other end of the street, in the middle of Lamont Park, the Mount Pleasant Business Association and Mount Pleasant Main Street brought together neighborhood organizations and businesses together to host a Puppet Show, Face Painting, and an early visit from Santa Claus, with his friends, the Three Kings.

All photos © Rick Reinhardt 2017