Author Archive for Phoebe Connelly

Market Research: Turnips

Ingredient: Turnips What: My instruction for this week: Purchase the vegetable I could least imagine serving. At the opening day of the Bloomingdale farmers market, I visited the new stand on the block—Mountain View Farm, an organic outfit located in Purcellville, Va. (For market regulars—they are replacing Snow Bear, which closed over the winter.) How […]

Market Research: Ramps

Each week in Market Research, Washington City Paper will present a guide to a seasonal ingredient available at area farmer's markets. Here's the first installment. Ingredient: Ramps What: “Fresh Wild Ramps!” advertised the hand-lettered sign at the Penn Quarter farmers market. But the ramps were only for sale to those who purchased mushrooms from Phillips […]