Thursday, September 30, 2010

Market Canceled - September 30th!

Due to ominous weather predictions, we have made the difficult decision to close the Farmers Market TODAY, September 30th. Safely is our main concern and the heavy winds they are forecasting can be very dangerous in the square.

But visit us next Thursday from 3-7 for your weekly goodies!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

RESCHEDULED! Celebrate Farm to Table Month!


Thanks to the stinky weather forecast for tomorrow, The Ballston Farmers Market celebrates From Farm to Table Month two weeks from now--October 14th!

The Virginia Cooperative Extension program, Local Food Local Chefs, joins the Market this Thursday with chef Andy Bennett from Lyon Hall. Bennet will lead a group of patrons around the market from 6 - 6:30 PM to demonstrate how he uses fresh foods in his recipes. Open to everyone. Free of charge.

Come join us October 14th.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Sweet Bites Creamery Joins Us THIS Thursday!

Yah! We have a new addition to the Ballston Farmers Market! Please welcome Sweet Bite Creamery, a DC-based bakery and ice creamery specializing in handcrafted, uniquely flavored ice cream sandwiches and confections. Thier passion is to create artful products with all-natural, local ingredients.

This week's flavors...
  • Chocolate Chunk Banana: gooey chocolate chunk cookies paired with fresh banana ice cream
  • Raspberry Lemonade Macaron: raspberry french macaron filled with tangy meyer lemon ice cream
  • Salted Caramel Brownie: chewy chocolate brownies filled creamy salted caramel ice cream
  • Chocolate Mint Macaron: chocolate cocoa french macaron paired with fresh, local mint ice cream
  • Macadamia Coconut: chocolate dipped macadamia nut shortbread with toasted coconut ice cream
Swing by the Ballston Farmers Market this Thursday to experience the best ice-cream sandwiches in town!

Friday, September 17, 2010

René Moffatt Music

I'm proud to announce a new musician who'll be joining the Ballston Farmers Market Septemeber 16, 23 & October 7--René Moffatt!

René's smooth vocals, swaying melodies and thoughtful lyrics are a welcome addition to our final markets of the season, so let's give him a warm Ballston welcome.

Check out René music online! And while your at it, download some FREE tunes by the man himself. Let's support our local musicians as well as our local farmers!

Friday, September 3, 2010

New Vendor Alert: Cafe Pacaya!

If you love coffee, you are going to LOVE our new market addition. Please welcome Cafe Pacaya to the Ballston Farmers Market!

Cafe Pacaya is now your source for premium roasted, single-origin coffee. Their mission is to offer gourmet coffee-drinkers a coffee that communicates its unique flavor characteristics. They do this by roasting in small batches and carefully controlling the process.

Straight from Guatemala, then roasted right here in the Metro area, direct to your mug. This is what good mornings are all about.