Saturdays, 7 a.m. to noon year-round.
Open for on-site shopping again as of May 30, 2020
Market Square, 301 King St.
Free parking in the Market Square garage during farmers' market hours; no pets allowed
Ana's Twist is a woman-owned business offering healthy food from scratch with a twist of Ecuador. Offerings include empanadas, soups and 100% fruit sorbets using local ingredients. Gluten-free options are also available. To place a pick-up order, call 703-201-1824 or email email@example.com. Please order at least 1 day before the farmers’ market. Payment will be with Square invoices. Learn more at www.anastwist.com.
Baked by Yael is a nut-free and kosher bakery specializing in hand-rolled bagels, challah, cakepops and other delicious baked goods, as well as gluten-free and vegan options. Offerings include hand-rolled bagels, challah, cakepops, cookie bars and raspberry bars. To place a pick-up order, visit shop.bakedbyyael.com.
Bigg Riggs is a veteran-owned, fifth generation farm in Hampshire Co., West Virginia, offering vegetables, fruit and value-added products from farm produce. Available items include lettuce, spinach, apples, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes and strawberries, plus jams, jellies and sauces. To place a pick-up order, visit the vendor's website and order by Thursdays at noon.
Blue Ridge Botanicals is a woman-owned greenhouse business in Rappahannock County, Virginia, growing and selling hard-to-find and traditional culinary herb plants and fruiting shrubs. Blue Ridge Botanicals has been a vendor at the Old Town Farmers' Market for 34 years. Offerings include culinary herb plants ranging from the traditional to the unusual, including 10 varieties of basil and Jamaican Broadleaf Thyme. To place a pick-up order, peruse the plant lists at www.blueridgeherb.com and email firstname.lastname@example.org with your wish list to confirm availability and pricing. Orders must be placed by Thursday at noon. Please note that only food plants are available for market pick-up.
Bread & Water offers local, handmade artisan breads and pastries and soups from scratch. Items include baguettes, M bread, sourdough/multigrain, croissants, scones, muffins, brownies and more. To pick up your bread or pastries to go, please visit their Belle View brick and mortar store and find more info on their Facebook page.
Catoctin Creamery is a small family farm with dairy goats in Leesburg, Virginia. All of the products are made on the farm using milk from their goat herd. The creamery offers a variety of goat cheeses and goat milk caramel. To place a pick-up order, please visit their website. On the pre-order site, you will see a list of items that can be ordered in advance. Pre-orders must be placed by Thursday at midnight. Please direct any questions or difficulties to email@example.com at anytime.
Cavanna Pasta offers different types of pasta and prepared dishes such as lasagna, cannelloni, eggplant parmesan, sauces and biscotti. All are made in store. Offerings include fettuccine, tagliatelle, gnocchi, taglierini, six types of ravioli and more. To place an order for market pick-up or Thursday home delivery, call 804-360-9868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please place your orders by Wednesday.
Chocotenango is an international award-winning small artisanal bean-to-bar chocolate maker specializing in handcrafted bean-to-bar chocolate bars in unique and delicious flavors. Choose from a range of bean-to-bar chocolates, lovingly handcrafted in Washington, DC. To place a pick-up order, email Meira at email@example.com or call 617-606-1520. Check for available products in Chocotenango's online store at www.chocotenango.com, and then indicate what they can have ready for you. Avoid the shipping costs by calling or emailing with your order.
Cold Country Salmon is a small-scale fishing operation working the crystal clear blue waters of Southeast Alaska. While fishing, the vendors select the very best of their catch to bring home to sell to their customers throughout Virginia and D.C. Available items include wild salmon, halibut, cod, rockfish, sablefish, salmon burgers and smoked salmon. To place an order for market pickup or free home delivery, visit ColdCountrySalmon.com.
Coulter Farms is a family farm is Juniata County, Pennsylvania. They offer Certified Organic, 100% grass-fed beef, lamb and dairy (including bottled milk, cheese, yogurt and kefir); raw wildflower honey; pastured free-range eggs; and whey-fed pork. To place a pick-up order, go to to www.CoulterFarms.net and click on the Online Store tab. During checkout, select "Special Old Town Alexandria Market Pickup." The cost of your order will only be an estimate if you have ordered any variable weight items like meat or cheese. Orders will be assembled on Fridays and you will receive the actual total for your order when you arrive to pick it up. Please order by 8 a.m. Fridays.
Diaz Berries & Veggies is a small family farm in the Northern Neck, Virginia, offering fresh produce. Available items include asparagus, strawberries, kale, collard greens, spring onions, spinach, plants like green and red loose leaf lettuce, thyme, sage, oregano, rosemary, mint, basil, cilantro, a few varieties of micro greens such as sunflower, speckle peas, red radish (purple) and broccoli. To place a pick-up order, text the vendor, Gonzalo Diaz Jr., at 540-834-9546 any time Monday through Thursday evening. You can also visit the vendor's Facebook page.
Dmitri Olive Farms is a family operation that produces unfiltered cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil. Offerings include olive oil, balsamics, olives and olive spreads. To place an order for pick-up or delivery, visit www.Dimitrioliveoilva.com. Online sales are closed Friday-Sunday for fulfillment. Delivery is free, and the order minimum is $40. Please allow 2-3 days for processing and home delivery. You will receive a text when your order is on its way.
Dunham's Farms is family owned and operated from Hedgesville, West Virginia, serving the Old Town Farmers' Market for more than 20 years. Each week, Dunham's Farms offers a variety of produce including tomatoes, pickling cucumbers, onions, cantaloupe, watermelon, Brussels sprouts, strawberries, zucchini, squash, honey crisp apples, etc. Check out this week's available products and place a pickup order on Dunham's Farms' Facebook Page.
Grace’s Pastries specializes in baked goods including raspberry scones, gluten-free breads, apple turnovers and sweet breads. To place a pick-up order, visit www.thegracespastries.com.
Hog Haven Farm LLC is a family-run, pasture-raised heritage hog farm offering a range of USDA cuts of pork and hot breakfast sandwiches. Offerings currently include a range of packaged pork, as well as freshly made and warm breakfast sandwiches (“original” style only at this time). To place a pick-up order, visit their online order page and plan to pick up your order between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Orders must be placed by 10 p.m. Friday. If you are interested in other products not listed and/or alternative delivery/pick-up options, text 434-305-6649 and include your name, market location and the items you are interested in.
King Mushrooms, based on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, cultivates a variety of exotic mushrooms as well as Hungarian mushroom soup and marinated mushrooms. Offerings include fresh mushrooms, Hungarian mushroom soup, marinated mushrooms and mushroom tinctures. To place a pick-up order, order through www.kingmushroomfarm.com and select Old Town Farmers market pickup at checkout. Please place orders by noon on Friday.
Lopez Farm is a local farm specializing in vegetables and fruit. Available items include tomatoes, broccoli, celery, potatoes, sweet potatoes and more. To place a pick-up order, call 804-577-7735 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maribeth’s Bakery is a family-owned, certified woman-owned business operating totally within the City of Alexandria. They have been a vendor at the Old Town Alexandria Farmers' Market for 34 years. Offerings include fresh bread; breakfast pastries such as danishes, muffins and croissants; pies; tea loaves; "toaster pastries;" cookies; and decorated iced cookie shapes. The theme of the pastries, and especially the decorated cookies, changes on a weekly basis. To place a pick-up order, email email@example.com or visit www.mbbakeryonthego.com. Orders for Saturday must be placed by 5 p.m. on Friday.
Metro Microgreens grows hydroponic microgreens that stay fresh for up to 2 weeks in your refrigerator. Offerings include approximately 15 varieties each week, including Pea Shoots, Broccoli, Leeks, Cilantro and Spicy Purple Radish. To place a pick-up order, call 301-706-4884, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.metromicrogreens.com.
Montoya's Farm is a diversified vegetable farm from Westmoreland County, Virginia. Available items include greens, root vegetables and summer fruit. To place a pick-up order, visit https://montoyasfarm.square.site/ and place your order by the Thursday prior to market by 11:59 p.m. All orders must be picked up on the Saturday of the week the order was placed, between 8 and 10 a.m.
Neopol Smokery is a family-owned business specializing in smoked fish. Items include smoked salmon, whitefish salad, smoked trout, shrimp salad, hummus and egg salad. To place a pick-up order, email Dorian@neopolsmokery.com. Feel free to leave your phone number if you would like to discuss your order by phone.
Number 1 Sons makes pickled and fermented foods that are full of spirit. They are a family-run business based in Ivy City, Washington, D.C. Offerings include kimchi, pickles, kombucha, kraut, giardiniera, beets and Chili Bears hot sauces. To place a pick-up order, visit www.number1sons.com and place your order by Friday at 7 a.m. for market pickup that weekend.
Papa’s Market, from Ortanna, Pennsylvania, has been serving the area for more than three decades. Offerings include apples, Oregon pears, California citrus, green and organic vegetables, applesauce and apple butter, honey and (new) fresh artisan pasta. To place a pick-up order, call 717-778-8316 or email Argento@centurylink.net by 4 p.m. on Friday.
Pearl Fine Teas is the Washington, D.C. area's finest tea purveyor. They provide loose leaf teas and herbal wellness remedies. Offerings include anti-inflammatory tonic, recovery blend, calming infusion, breakfast blend, Oolongs and more. To place a pick-up order, visit www.pearlfineteas.com. Orders must be placed by Friday close of business. If they don't get enough orders for pick-up that particular week, they will deliver the order to the customer directly.
Ruffio Dog Treats offers 100% plant-based superfood dog treats, sourcing ingredients from local farms and suppliers. To place a pick-up order, visit www.ruffiotreats.com or email email@example.com.
Saj Bread by Zuzu Cuisine serves traditional Lebanese food, including hot and frozen food, as well as vegan and vegetarian food. Available items include traditional Lebanese sandwiches, baklawa, kataifi, hummus, stuffed grape leaves and more. To place a pick-up order, fill out this Google Form.
San Giovanni's Farm grows certified organic greens, micro greens, vegetables and flowers in Woodbine, Maryland. To place an order, visit sangiovannisfarm.com/order-fresh-veggies and choose Old Town Farmers' Market for pick-up as your "Shipping Option." Call, text or email Philip with any questions at (443) 574-4576 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring Valley Farm & Orchard Is a family-owned farm in Augusta, West Virginia, that offers fresh, locally-grown produce. Offerings include lettuce, kale, spinach, beets, carrots, ramps, potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, tomatoes, honey and cider. To place a pick-up order, visit springvalleyfarmandorchard.square.site.
Taste of Eurasia is a woman-owned shop based in Alexandria offering Russian, Ukrainian, Tajik, Uzbek and Georgian cuisine. Items include manti, plov, salads, cakes, sambusas, khachapuris, fruit tarts, lamb pockets and more. To place a pick-up order, call 703-683-7773, email email@example.com or visit www.tasteofeurasia.com/in-store-menu.
Van Napier Farms specializes in homemade and handmade pickles and jams made from locally sourced fruits and vegetables. Offerings include bread and butter pickles, dill pickles, canned tomatoes, homemade jams and more. To place a pick-up order, call 703-354-7076.
Whole Health is one of the finest organic tea blenders in Northern Virginia, blending their own organic teas, including wellness teas, black teas, oolong teas, green teas and herbal teas. They also also makes their own potpourri, wellness tonics and kombucha. All teas are buy-two-get-one free. Discounts are available for active duty military, veterans, first responders and health care responders. To place an order, text 703-901-6565 by 9 p.m. on Friday.
Wholesome Clean Eating is a family-owned business that was started in 2014 as a way to bring smiles to people by serving healthy, yet delicious, vegetarian and vegan fare. Offerings include grab-n-go salads and wraps, soups, gazpachos, veggie burgers and non-GMO organic tofu. To place an order for delivery in Alexandria, visit www.WholesomeCleanEating.com and place your order by noon Saturday for delivery the next day. If you have questions, please text 410-262-4109.
Yufka BakerY is an authentic and unique bakery specializing in hand-stretched phyllo dough pastries. Their pastries, a variety of savory, sweet, vegan and vegetarian options, are baked fresh daily and are best enjoyed toasted in the oven. Burek pastry flavors include Beef & Onion, Spinach & Feta, Bacon, Egg & Cheese, Potato & Leeks, Apple & Cinnamon and Walnut & Lemon. To place a pick-up order (beginning May 2), visit yufka-bakery.myshopify.com. Please place your order by Friday at 10 a.m. and pick it up at the Old Town Farmers' Market on Saturday between 10 a.m. and noon. For any other inquiries, feel free to contact the vendor at 240-461-2521 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zayna's Delight Hummus offer Lebanese dips made the traditional way from family recipes. They offer 8-10 flavors of hummus every week, including several varieties made without garlic, baba ganoush, garlic sauce/marinade for chicken kebabs and fresh Lebanese mini pita bread. To place a pick-up order, contact the vendor through www.ZaynasDelight.com or email ZaynasDelight@gmail.com. Orders received by close of business Wednesday will be prioritized. Prepayment can be arranged through Square with an email address.
Zuzu Cuisine offers an extensive selection of Mediterranean cuisine that is a perfect balance of both flavor and nutrition, creating an experience that combines the freshest ingredients with authentic family recipes. Available items include hand crafted chicken and lamb shawarmas, gyros, saj bread and specialties, dips, sauces, Middle Eastern pastries and more. To place a pick-up order, visit zuzu-cuisine.square.site, email email@example.com or call 703-401-7758. Please place orders no later than Thursday at noon.
NON-FOOD VENDORS (DELIVERY ONLY):
Capital City Candle sells hand-poured gourmet, all natural, scented soy candles. Each week they provide 12-14 fabulously scented, all natural soy candles. Top sellers at the Old Town Farmers' Market include Grapefruit & Mangosteen, White Tea & Ginger, Havana Nights, King Street Lavender, Old Town Sunrise and Chesapeake Bay Breeze, among others. To place an order for delivery, visit www.capitalcitycandle.com or call the vendors, Robert or Denise Wade, at 804-690-3112.
claythings has brought handcrafted stoneware, made in Alexandria by Julia Colby, to the Old Town Farmers' Market for 27 years. Pieces include bowls, mugs, berry bowls, casseroles, batter bowls, platters, yarn bowls, sponge huggers, serving dishes, chopstick bowls, gift tags/ornaments and winterproof planters. You can browse claythings' products at claythings.net. To place an order, use the contact form on the home page or send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emma & Company has been a vendor at the Old Town Farmers' Market since 1997. All proceeds are donated to charities, a list of which is available upon request. Current offerings include pet scarves in four sizes as well as pet collars, dog wash and dog biscuits. Dog scarves and collars can be shipped. Fabric pattern options include holidays, seasonal, colors, teams, etc. To explore the offerings and place an order, please email email@example.com or text 703-338-7909.
Jane Jordan is a watercolor artist in Alexandria known for her paintings of Old Town architecture and animals. She is accepting house and animal commissions. To request a commission, email firstname.lastname@example.org with pictures. 11x14 matted paintings are $132, and 16x20 matted paintings are $265. View the artist's gallery online at janeoldtownartist.com.
Middleway Farms is a small family-owned farm located in Jefferson County, West Virginia. They grow everything they sell and have sold at the Old Town Farmers' Market for more than 30 years, specializing in vegetable plants, annual bedding plants, perennials, hanging baskets and seasonal cut flowers. Offerings will include fresh asparagus, rhubarb, mushrooms and figs. To place a delivery order, visit middleway-farmwv.square.site.
Patricia Palermino Studio's folk art paintings, limited-edition prints and note cards proudly reflect the character and charisma found in many of the United States’ most popular cities and landmarks. These happy and detailed images engage viewers of all ages, evoking smiles and pleasant memories. Offerings include signed numbered limited edition framed and unframed prints, seasonal year-round note cards, small framed prints, seasonal ornaments, non-woven farmers’ market grocery totes, coffee mugs and magnets. To place an order to ship, visit www.PatPalermino.com and select "All Mail Order." You will receive confirmation of item availability.
Youngbluth Art, by Christine Youngbluth, is a local studio taking commissions in drawing, pen and ink, watercolor, acrylics and oils. Specialties include home portraits, people and animal portraits, and landscapes and seascapes. Orders for the latest book she illustrated, called "Lost Alexandria," can be ordered on her website www.YoungbluthArt.com. For further information on sizing and pricing for commissions and to place an order, please contact Christine at email@example.com. Framed artwork and pastel portraits are also available by Christine upon request. Please allow 2-4 weeks for completion. Christmas orders should be done by the last week in November.