Ballston BID FreshFarm Markets
Welburn Square across from the Ballston metro
Thursday’s from May through October 3pm to 7pm
NEW! Our market will start on April 14, 2016 this year!
Featuring musical entertainment by Jumpin Jupiter.
Mega Market - First Thursday Market
Live band, Celebrity chef demos with free tastings, FreshFarm Market and Beer & Wine Garden.
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Bread & Water
Based out of Alexandria, Bread & Water hand crafts artisanal and organic breads and pastries from scratch. Using King Arthur Organic Flour, fruits, nuts and dairy from local farmers, their breads truly incorporate the delicious flavors of the region.
Coulter Farms (Honey Grove, PA) is a family operated farm in Honey Grove, Pennsylvania. They raise certified organic, grass fed beef and lamb. They also produce raw milk cheeses with Certified Organic Milk, Whey fed pork, free-range eggs, honey and (forthcoming) Certified Organic 100% Grassfed Jersey Milk.
Cowbell Kitchen owner Cheryl Strasser has an always delicious, farm driven and seasonally evolving menu. She brings hot pressed sandwiches, biscuits, soups and a splash of color and fun to market. For those of you who are looking to support local farmers but might not have time to cook, Cowbell Kitchen is going to be must to visit!
Cucina Al Volo
Cucina Al Volo is a new pasta manufacturing company that Matteo Catalani started with the intent of touching people with his passion and his food, all made with local and organic ingredients from the farmers’ markets in the DC area.
Fresh Crunch Pickles (Arlington, VA)
Fresh Crunch Pickles (Arlington, VA) makes fresh refrigerator pickles weekly based on what’s in season, from traditional cucumber pickles to more adventurous varieties like charred asparagus to spicy okra.
Georges Mill Farm is a small family farm in Lovettsville, Virginia. They produce handmade artisanal cheeses using milk from their herd of Alpine dairy goats. Stop by their farm store to pick up some delicious cheese, then come up and meet the goats!
At Greenheart, they’re committed to fostering health, healing and growth in local communities. They are passionate about helping people live healthier, happier, more fulfilling lives and, for them, clean food is an important part of the equation. Using the best ingredients nature has to offer, they craft 100% organic, unpasteurized, cold-pressed juice; fresh, handmade nut milks and gourmet, gluten-free granola.
Mickley’s Orchard (Biglerville, PA) makes it FRESHFARM Market debut in Ballston. Mickley’s is a fifth generation, 85 acre farm that grows 13 varieties of apples, peaches, plums, apricots, pluots, sweet cherries, and (heartshaped) walnuts along with some cane fruits and field vegetables.
Monroe Bay Winery
This new on-farm winery from Colonial Beach Virginia, will be sampling and selling bottles of wine to shoppers every week! Their goal is to produce locally grown high quality wines while adhering to their company values of "restore", "recycle" and "relax".
Pleitez Produce (Montross, VA) is a family-owned and operated-farm that offers a dazzling array of field produce. Located in the Northern Neck of Virginia, Pleitez enjoys a long growing season that it extends with seven greenhouses. This means early (and late) strawberries, tomatoes and just about everything else.
Prickly Pear Produce
Less than 30 miles south of Washington D.C., Prickly Pear Produce focuses on providing wholesome vegetables, fresh herbs and lovely flowers to their customers. Their vision includes engaging customers through delicious and interesting food! Their vision includes engaging customers through delicious and interesting food!
Rainbow Hill Farm
Rainbow Hill farm (Charles Town, WV) is a certified organic, woman owned and operated farm, located in historic Charles Town, WV. Rainbow Hill farm is about 191/2 acres, and they grow a large assortment of crops including fruits, herbs, and flowers for their community.
Rockahock Farm (Lanexa, VA) makes armalades, butters, cakes, pies, bread puddings and cobblers, as well as sweet breads, locally sourced and incredibly delicious.
She Peppers is proud to present artisan sauces, chili pastes, and seasoning blends unlike any other. What makes them unique is that they grow 75% of all of the ingredients in their products. They take pride in the fact that their produce is grown using organic and sustainable practices.
Timber Pizza Company
Andrew and Christopher, The Timber Pizza guys, serve authentic wood fired pizza using only the freshest local ingredients and incorporating new twists on traditional favorites. Pick up a pizza to eat at the market of take home for dinner!
Located in Alexandria, the tiny company Truly-Life is the ultimate urban garden. Owner Mellenie and partner Andy grow loofahs, herbs, and flowers which are used in eco-friendly skin care products. The business which is Gold Certified by Green America, produces soaps, lotions, cotton wash cloths, lip balms, soap infused loofahs, perfumes, bath salts and herb sachets
Westmoreland Berry Farm
Westmoreland Berry Farm (Oak Grove, VA) is a specialty berry farm that grows strawberries, blackberries, red raspberries, blueberries, along with some tree fruit. Westmoreland also offers jams, butters, and jellies and wood bbq chips.