Posts Tagged ‘FRESHFARM Markets’

Which Farmers Markets Will Be Open This Weekend?

UPDATE: 2:20 p.m. Friday You think the blizzard was tough on you? Try being a winter farmer with a greenhouse to tend. Keeping those hothouses warm and wired to electricity was a challenge for a number of regional farmers. Regardless, many of them plan to make the long drive in and sell their produce at […]

Yep, That’s Right, More Photos from the White House Farmers Market

Y&H had a hard time extracting himself from the office by the start of the FreshFarms Market by the White House yesterday, so I missed all the politico-celebrity speech-making. Fortunately, there were only, say, a thousand other journalist covering that angle. So I focused on, you know, the food. It's a farmers market after all, […]

White House Farmers Market Draws Criticism Before Its Opening

The traffic is outrageous on Vermont Ave. during rush hour! No one needs to tell you, least of all Y&H, that in this blog-eat-blog, 24-hour news-cycle world everyone is required to have an opinion. But, really, shouldn't everyone wait until the object under criticism has actually opened? I'm speaking about the new FreshFarm Market by […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on the Young & Hungry Blog

During a week in which when we learned that the D.C. area had placed not one but two toques on the upcoming season of Top Chef, I'm pleased to report that Y&H readers were far more interested in the closing of an icon, Nathans in Georgetown. We are not, it seems, complete tools of the […]

FRESHFARM to Double Value of Food Stamps to Break the Yuppie Stranglehold on Farmers Markets

The headline is tongue-in-cheek, but it's also true: How many low-income folks do you see shopping at local farmers markets? The question is particularly relevant in D.C., where, according to the Mayor's Office, 105,751 residents are food stamp recipients. How many of them do you think shop at the Dupont Circle market when they have […]