Dig This: 9 Area Farmers Markets That Stay Open in Winter

Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market

Hand over the dough: Bins of brioche and sweet rolls on display at the farmers market in Dupont Circle. See? It’s not all fruits and veggies at these things. (randomduck via Flickr)

One of the great things about the warmer months is going to farmers markets for fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and so on. But when it gets cold, most farmers markets close down and apartment renters (and everyone else) are stuck with the grocery store.

Well, here are nine in the D.C. area that don’t close shop; they’re open all year. Now, get shopping and eating.

1. Arlington Farmers’ Market (Courthouse)

Location:     Intersection of N. Courthouse Rd. and N. 14th St., Arlington, Va. 22201
Hours:          Saturday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (April-December); 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (January-March)

2. Broad Branch Farmers’ Market (Chevy Chase)

Location:     5701 Broad Branch Rd., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20015
Hours:          Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

3. Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market

Location:     20th St., N.W., between Massachusetts Ave. and Connecticut Ave., Washington, D.C. 20036
Hours:          Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (January-March); 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (April-December)

4. Eastern Market (Capitol Hill)

Location:     225 7th St., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20003
Hours:          Saturday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

5. Kensington Farmers’ Market

Location:     3701 Howard Ave., Kensington, Md. 20895
Hours:          Saturday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

6. Old Town Farmers Market (Alexandria)

Location:     301 King St., Alexandria, Va. 22314
Hours:          Saturday, 7 a.m.-12 p.m.

7. Palisades Farmers Market

Location:     48th Place, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016
Hours:          Sunday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

8. Silver Spring FRESHFARM Market

Location:     Ellsworth Dr., between Fenton St. and Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, Md. 20910
Hours:          Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (January-March); Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (April-December)

9. Takoma Park Farmers Market

Location:     Corner of Carroll Ave. and Laurel Ave., Takoma Park, Md. 20912
Hours:          Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Scott D

Scott D

Scott is a local writer and has been with the Apartment Showcase blog since its inception in 2010.

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