Riverdale Park’s Farmers Market

REPOSTED FROM FACEBOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

By – James Coleman

Riverdale Park’s Farmers Market
TOMORROW: April 2, 2015 3 – 7PM
@: 6204 Rhode Island Avenue, Riverdale Park, MD
Get your spinach, sweet potatoes, onions, beet greens, turnips, carrots, kale, spring mix, chard, cilantro, thyme, sage, apples, pastured meats, free range hen eggs, fresh small batch roasted coffees, goat meat and goat cheese products, award winning wines while we enjoy the beginning of Spring. Don’t miss it! Evening hours are fun at the market! We look forward to seeing you Thursdays from 3 to 7pm at the Riverdale Park Town Center, rain or shine.

WEATHER: 68 degrees, windy, and sunny, a perfect beginning.
Feature Farmer: We welcome Alaskawild Seafood to the market.

Feature News:
This week, we say hello to the outdoor market starting on April 2. Come by for our first outdoor market of 2015.

Through the generous contributions from the Riverdale Park Town Council and the facilitation of the Maryland State Farmers Market Association, the Maryland Market Money program is up and running again. We need to take a week off to evaluate our current Maryland Market Money balance.

Sorry, you won’t see the following folks this week: Blades Orchard (back next week), Red Chimney Farm (flowers- maybe 4/16), Full Cellar Farm (back next week with veggies until Boxer’s Rest Farm comes back on 5/7), Jack Creek Plants (4/16 or 4/23 depending on growth), Roy & RT’s Garden (working on Health Department paperwork), Musachio Produce (need to touch base with again), Simple Pleasures Ice Cafe (working on Health Department compliance), Peachy Family Dairy will be back on a biweekly basis this season starting on 4/9/15.

Feature Event: No rain or crazy temperatures. Walk, ride or drive on over.

Growers: Groff’s Content Farm – Pastured meats & eggs, Cat’s Paw Organic Farm, ECO City Farm(spinach, kale, and collards!).

Tasty Treats: Geppetto Catering BBQ, El Taco Loco, The Verandah Indian food, Stone Hearth Bakery.

Speciality: Apples & Cider from RPFM; Alaskawild Seafood’s wild caught salmon.

Entertainers: For your music act, we have Chris Ousley of the Bumper Jacksons. Coming to you @ 5 PM tonight.

Kid fun: Good old sidewalk chalk!

Sorry, the Rooster is done until we decide what to do next.
Important Notices:
Food safety notice: Due to a preponderance of evidence and our county’s health department regulations, dogs are no longer welcome at the farmers market. We regret the loss but hope that our dog owning customers will forgive us for this change.
Important note about parking: only parallel parking is allowed on Maryland Ave (the road that passes under East-West Highway) — please do not park in any other manner.

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