Each Tuesday and weekends at the Farmer's Line, Eastern Market hosts an open-air food market of fresh produce!
Take a stroll down the Farmers' Line and find stall after stall of the freshest food available in Washington, DC. Most of the produce sold at Eastern Market is grown in rural counties in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Visit Eastern Market's Fresh Tuesdays Farmer's Market, each Tuesday from 1 pm to 7 pm.
Rebecca’s baked goods are a prototype of the good that can come of food. Not only are all her breads made with natural ingredients and no preservatives, Rebecca uses her bakery as a service to provide job training for women who have survived sexual exploitation. All of her bread is baked the morning of the market. From walnut cookies to peppa cheese bread, we are excited to see Rebecca at the market every Tuesday … and she will soon begin coming weekends!
Sunnyside Farm is located in St Mary’s County, Maryland. David Fowler’s Family has had a farmer’s stand at Eastern Market since 1873, when the market opened. In the spring you can find sweet fresh strawberries, spring onions, beans, tender greens and seasonal vegetables. Summertime the stand is filled with fresh vegetable and fruits including herbs, heirloom tomatoes, cantaloupes, figs, squash, sweet and hot peppers, cucumbers and eggplants. The fall and winter season includes colorful pumpkins, winter squash, potatoes, carrots, radishes, beets, kale, brussels sprouts and leafy greens. To ensure variety he also brings products from the farms of his Mennonite and AMish nieghbors including those delicious brown eggs.
“We are probably most famous for our pastured eggs. They have been featured on television and in the Washington Post several times. We raise rare breeds of chickens that lay unusual colored and speckled eggs. In addition, our feed is custom blended with higher quality ingredients so our eggs taste better and are more nutritious. Old Spot pork is unique from other breeds of pork just like Angus beef is different from other types of beef. Plus our sausages recipes are custom blended using our own recipes so they will taste different than other sausages from other farms. We also grow cut flowers in the spring/summer and salad greens in the winter in our greenhouse. Hard to find local salad greens in the winter!”
As a third generation Washingtonian, Zachari knows the importance of locally grown food. Zachari is a self-taught mycologist who has had seven years of organic experience and brings a unique focus on apiculture to the market. Zachari will offer raw honey, over seven varieties of mushrooms, and fresh microgreens- all sustainable to the ecosystem and grown right in northwest Washington DC. Zachari cultivates and also forages the mushrooms, always making sure that there is a consistent supply to sell at the market every Sunday!