Vendors

Check out our Winter 2013 vendor map to locate your favorite vendors!

Atwater’s - a Catonsville-based baker and purveyor of naturally-leavened breads and other traditional foods. All are crafted by hand with fresh, often organic and seasonally local ingredients. Our friendships with farmers inspire the foods we make and give us an understanding of our ingredients. [Catonsville, MD]

Baguette Republic - a traditional wholesale artisan bakery producing a large variety of breads, pastries, and cookies using the best European techniques and tradition. Our namesake “baguette” and other breads look beautiful, smell extraordinary and taste exceptional. Our breads are baked daily and delivered fresh, seven days a week for the enjoyment of our customers. [Sterling, VA]

Bees ‘n Blossoms - Scott and Sallie Mitchell are beekeepers living in Gordonsville, Virginia. Their bees gather flower and tree nectars in Virginia’s meadows and fields, creating local honey diverse in flavor and color. Some beehives may be placed near old fruit orchards and wild berry patches, others near stands of Linden trees, deep in cotton fields or amidst fields of clover. Scott has kept bees for over 35 years, developing methods that enable the Mitchells to offer customers pure Virginia raw honey produced without the use of chemicals of any kind. Their bees are not exposed to antibiotics, pesticides, or substances unnatural to them. In addition to varietal honeys in liquid form, you will find creamed honeys, herbal honeys, honey jellies, bee pollen and propolis products as well as gift crates and specialty products. Tasting is always encouraged!

Bigg Riggs Farm - a five generation family owned and operated farm in Hampshire County, West Virginia. Many of the fruit trees were planted by the great grandfather of owner Calvin Riggelman in the 1930. Bigg Riggs sells fruits and vegetables and a variety of fresh products made from the farm, from apple butter to hot pepper jelly. [Hampshire County, WV]

Black Rock Orchard – located in Carroll County in Maryland on the PA border, our claim to local fame is an original Mason Dixon mile marker located in the plums. We work hard to offer a wide variety of tree fruit and berries, including raspberries, sour cherries, gooseberries, blueberries, plots, apricots, peaches, plums, pears and an insane number of apple varieties. The owners, David Hochheimer and Emily Zaas, support one family and employ three additional full time workers year round. [Carroll County, MD]

Borekg - sells a variety of home-made, authentic Turkish specialties such as baklava, borek and mussaka. Owner Dilek Kaygusuz was born in Ankara and worked for the Turkish Department of Agriculture for 21 years before moving to the DC area in 2001. [Falls Church, VA]

Café DELICE – bakes delicious handmade French pastries, traditional American pies, and a unique assortment of European baked goods using only the freshest ingredients. Located in the heart of Falls Church, Virginia, this little European bakery is committed to bringing you the freshest sweet and savory treats such as fresh fruit tarts, honey cookies, lemon bars, cheese pies, and of course good old-fashioned apple, pumpkin, and cherry pies! [Falls Church, VA]

Caprikorn Farms - has been raising award-winning Saanen dairy goats for over 30 years. The fertile Blue Ridge Mountains provide a diet that produces quality milk with exceptional flavor-perfect for cheese making. Our raw goat milk cheeses are literally hand made in small batches in the tradition of the best artisanal farmstead cheeses. In addition to our goat milk Cheddars, Gouda and Feta cheeses, we offer an amazing fresh Chevre (voted Best Cheese in Baltimore by Baltimore Magazine) and a variety of flavored Chevres. Everyone at Caprikorn Farms is dedicated to producing only the highest quality goat cheeses. [Gapland, MD]

Cibola Farms - produces bison and free-range hogs and direct markets buffalo meats and free-range pork using sustainable management practices through a holistic approach to agriculture. The farm employs humane handling techniques and to produce healthy foods through raising livestock using Natural elements. Cibola Farms makes as many Ecological decisions and efforts as possible in the mapping, planning and implementation of the farm’s agricultural endeavors. A large variety of all cuts of buffalo and pork will be available, including gourmet sausages such as Bourbon Fennel and our very popular Cranberry Wine buffalo sausages. A selection of jerky, trail sticks and summer sausage is available. You will often find eggs and periodically specialty items such as grass-range chicken and turkey, although these are seasonal and small supply only. [Culpeper, VA]

Fresh Joseph’s - Fresh Joseph’s has been selling fresh squeezed orange juice in local farmers markets since the mid-’80s. We sell the OJ in containers for take home and also squeeze and sell cups on site. Other products include hummus, fresh mozzarella cheese, scones, fresh macaroons and other delights. [Alexandria, VA]

Gina’s Pacific Jam and Jellies – Gina is a natural at preparing exceptional jams and jellies since she comes from a family rich in culinary skills. Affectionately known as The Kitchen Goddess, Gina has enjoyed making preserves and other culinary delights for over 30 years. She perfected the art of cooking while a young girl in the Philippines. She applied the techniques she learned in her Home Economics courses to making jam from the bounty of tomatoes gathered on the family farm. Her motto is, “Let the fruit speak for itself.” She selects only the finest ingredients, using organic fruits gathered from local farms whenever possible. She produces a variety of flavors: Mango, Pineapple, Strawberry, Plum, Peach, Apple, Watermelon, and Apricot. Gina also creates a Hot Pepper Jelly second to none. She is happy to custom make her jams to meet the specifications and the palate of her public. All of her jams are prepared according to USDA and Virginia Department of Agriculture guidelines. So come have a taste and experience the bliss of Gina’s Pacific Jam and Jellies. [Woodbridge, VA]

Good Gardener – Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in scenic Madison County, Virginia, Good Gardener is a micro farm specializing in locally and sustainably-grown flowers. Good Gardener offers more than 30 varieties of flowers, harvested by hand at just the right time to “stay in your vase fresh.” Take home the fun and color of your local farmer’s market every week from June through October, and enjoy all of the benefits that fresh cut flowers bring to your home. [Etlan, VA]

Grace’s Pastries - Grace Banahene has been baking sweet and savory breads, tarts and pastries for the public since 1987 in Northern Virginia. She sells them at almost a dozen farmers markets around the region. This bakery enjoys a loyal following among market customers. [Herndon, VA]

Gypsy Hill Foods - Purveyors of a variety of hand-produced, limited quantity spice packs, dips and rubs. Make flavored butters, sweat and savory dips, and cheese spreads with our fresh and intense flavors are intense. [Vienna, VA]

Kiwi Kuisine - an Alexandria bakery specializing in hand held pies and savory rolls. Our New Zealand founder was missing the traditional meat pies he was able to find on every corner back home, so he started making them for friends and family here in Virginia. He has come up with what we hope you will agree is one of the finest and most delicious, flakiest, moist-in-the-center and heartiest meat pies around. All pies are hand-made with only the finest all-natural ingredients from local grocers and are free from any artificial flavors and preservatives, trans fats, antibiotics, and steroids. Wholesome comfort food at its best! [Alexandria, VA]

Lois’s Produce - a family owned and operated farm on 110 acres in Leedstown Virginia, on the Historic Northern Neck Peninsula. Run by Gary and Lois Allensworth, Lois’s Produce sells top quality fruits and vegetables at farmers markets, grocery stores, and to numerous restaurants in the Washington DC metro area. [Leedstown, VA]

Mama’s Donut Bites - Specializes in delicious, hot mini-donuts made fresh right before your eyes! You get to watch the entire process from scratch: the donut batter is made on-site; then our Donut Robot drops, flips and dispenses these mini bites of heaven. We feature various flavors such as: Cinnamon Apple Cider (made with local Apple Cider from Tiogo Farms), Chunky Apple, Red Velvet, Blueberry and Dutch Dark Chocolate. At the toppings bar, customers get to dress their Donut Bites with a wide variety of toppings such as HomeMade Raspberry Preserves, HomeMade Caramel, Dark Chocolate Syrup, White Chocolate Syrup, Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting, Rainbow Sprinkles, Oreo Pieces, Nuts and more!!! [Gainsville, VA]

Number One Sons - A brother and sister team based in Alexandria who hand make wild fermented foods using traditional methods. They work to combine regional ingredients with traditional preservation methods and recipes from diverse cultures. Look for the giant pickle at our stand and come crunch on some pickles and other fermented foods with us! [Alexandria, VA]

Ole Pioneer’s Kitchen - a small family business dedicated to producing a variety of processed meat products for the delight of the discriminating consumer. Ole Pioneer’s Kitchen has been in business since July 2005, inspired by old recipes from our grandparents. We follow our recipes with precision using fresh spices and prime cuts of meat from local Virginia farmers to ensure consistent flavor and high quality from our kitchen to yours. [Vienna, VA]

Over the Mountain Farm - a fully organic fresh vegetable and fruit operation in Boonsboro, MD. We bring to the market six varieties of tomatoes: three heirlooms, two cherries and slicers; five varieties of summer and winter squash, red and fingerling potatoes, melons, fresh green and lima beans, beets, spinach, cucumbers, peppers and garlic. As the season progresses, we will introduce new items including kale, swiss chard, arugula, salad mix, bok choi, cauliflower, carrots, radishes and lettuce. The farm is associated with Ecofarm, Inc. [Boonsboro, MD]

Penn Farm - [Colonial Beach, VA]

Rub n’ Roost – We are always on the go trying to bring something different, unique and delicious to you. We are excited to present our latest concept Rub n’ Roost: deliciously moist and tender chicken with ethnically inspired dry rub seasonings. Additionally offering a selection of our original sauces and sides to complete your flavor journey. [Manassas, VA]

Smith Family Farm - raises “All Natural Free-Range Meat(s),” Angus and Highland Beef, lamb, pork, pastured poultry (seasonally), free-range eggs, and turkeys (Broad-Breasted White – Thanksgiving only). We don’t take shortcuts, we don’t rush the process. Our animals are treated humanely, not raised in feed-lots, not housed in crowded buildings, not given harmful drugs of any kind. We love raising our animals in an environmentally-friendly way and promoting sustainable agriculture. Smith Family Farm has operated for 100+ years – Prince William County’s only “Century Farm,” and certified as Virginia Quality-Assured Beef. [Gainesville, VA]

Spring Gap Mountain Creamery – Makes aged, raw cow’s milk cheeses. Founded in early 2009, Spring Gap Mountain Creamery currently makes five cheeses: West Virginia Blue, Jersey Gold (gouda), Shenandoah Sunrise (tomme), Sophie’s Select (cheddar) and Farmhouse Feta from milk from pasture-raised Jersey cows. [Paw Paw, WV]

Spring Valley Farm and Orchard - owned and operated by Eli and Misty Cook, our farm is 255 acres of diversified fruits and vegetables located in the rolling hills of Augusta, WV. All of our produce is irrigated by the cool mountain springs that make up Spring Valley for supreme flavor and quality. We are dedicated to sustainable farming practices and integrated pest/disease management. In addition we have 9 greenhouses that cover over an acre of ground so we can produce crops year round. We have a sound commitment to our customers to bring the highest quality fruits and vegetables found anywhere in the region. SpringValley produce is all pre-washed, graded and ready for your enjoyment. [Augusta, WV]

Twin Springs Fruit Farm – set on the southwestern edge of Adams County, PA, where we own some of the best fruit ground in the world. The soil, Highfield silt loam, is the product of glaciers grinding down the mountains thousands of years ago, releasing trace minerals which give our fruits and vegetables extraordinary high quality and flavor. We grow a huge variety of fruits and vegetables year round. [Ortanna, PA]