USDA Farmers Market opens today!

On Friday, June 7, 2013, you are invited to the opening of the USDA Farmers Market, a celebration of our community and farm fresh items.

When: June 7, 2013 at 9:45 a.m.

Where: USDA Farmers Market, corner of 12th & Independence Ave SW, Smithsonian Metro

This is a great opportunity to support local businesses and farmers and to celebrate the communities that make up our great city.  In addition to picking up your locally grown and crafted items, you can meet special guests, see cooking demonstrations, learn from the DC Central Kitchen Truck Farm and listen to the Columbia Heights Education Campus band!

The USDA Farmers Market features farmers/vendors from across the metro area selling fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, prepared foods, baked goods, kettle popcorn, local honey products, hand-made soap and more. The market is open every Friday through the fall from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the USDA Headquarters Building parking lot at the corner of 12th Street & Independence Avenue, S.W.  A special opening ceremony will begin at 9:45 a.m.

The USDA Farmers Market is another part of the DC community that makes our city such a vibrant place to live, work, and visit.

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