Opening of Ward 8 Farmers Market

Date: 
Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
THEARC Parking Lot
Opening of Ward 8 Farmers Market

Celebrate this year’s opening day at the Ward 8 Farmer’s Market at THEARC with a free Zumba lesson, tour of THEARC's Organic Teaching Garden's brand new Hoop House, shop for fresh fruits, veggies and meats from local vendors and much more! Free Admission!

Peruse produce stands offering the area's finest in fresh food including:

  • Fruits and Jam from an orchard in Pennsylvania.
  • Greens, lettuce, onions and more from Virginia.
  • Amish-raised beef, pork and poultry
  • Produce from THEARC’s Garden.
  • 4 Vendors from Ward 8.
  • Visit Margaret’s Catering booth, offering great Soul Food and Jamaican Cuisine.

 

HALF PRICE FOR DC AND MARYLAND RESIDENTS!  Thanks to funding from  Wholesome Wave Foundation, Ward 8 Farmers Market now will double the value of your SNAP, EBT, WIC or senior food vouchers for produce from our farmers.  

 

Yes we accept EBT or SNAP, from DC, Maryland or any other state. If your family has kids from "on the way" to five years old, we also accept WIC coupons (Farmers Market Nutrition Program AND Food and Vegetable Coupons (FVC) Are you over 60?  We accept Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers distributed by the Commodity Supplemental Food Program

 

Event Type: 
Family Event
Age: 
Early childhood
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Youth
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Teen
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Adult
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Senior
Cost: 
Free