Farmer's Markets Washington DC

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Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market
North end of 8th St., NW; Between D & E Streets
Washington, DC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-December
County
DC

Tenley Town Farmers Market @ Whole Foods Market
(202) 237-5800 Ext 40
4530 40Th Street, Nw
Washington, DC
Hours
May-September Tuesday, 3:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

USDOT Farmers Market
(202) 366-8932
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-November Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
DC

USDA Farmers Market
(202) 720-8317
Corner 12Th St. &Amp; Independence Ave.
Washington, DC
Hours
06/04/2010-10/29/2010 Friday, 10:00 Am - 2:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 14 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: Yes
Wic Cash?: No

Palisades Farmers Market
(202) 744-7077
48Th Place Nw At Macarthur Blvd
Washington, DC
Hours
Sunday, 8:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Adams Morgan Farmers Market
(301) 587-2248
18Th St. And Columbia Rd. Nw
Washington, DC
Hours
May-December
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Historic Brookland Tuesday Farmers Market
10Th &Amp; Otis Streets, Ne
Washington, DC
Hours
May-October Tuesday, 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Lamont Park; 17th & Lamont & Mt. Pleasant Streets NW
Washington, DC
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-December
County
DC

Broad Branch Farmers Market
Lafayette Elementary School
Washington, DC
Hours
April 25-November, Saturday, 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Stanton & Turner Open Air Farmers Market
Stanton And Alabama Avenue Se
Washington, DC
Hours
June-November
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

5 Ways to Prevent Global Warming That Big Media Won't Tell You

Repeatedly, you’ll hear or read the same suggestions as to what you can do to prevent global warming. Big media sources typically suggest very simplistic things like changing your light bulbs to compact fluorescents, buying a hybrid car, or unplugging appliances when they’re not in use.

But you want to make a real difference.

You are not content with the mainstream media’s advice, because you know that there are bigger things to be done, more dramatic actions to be taken to stop climate change from wrecking further havoc upon our precious ecosystems. Here I will share with you some of those bigger solutions that big media won’t tell you.


1.) Avoid high gas prices and carbon emissions

You will avoid rising prices at the gas pump and dramatically reduce your daily carbon emissions by selling your car. Buying a hybrid vehicle is one thing, but you’re still highly dependent upon fossil fuel for energy.

You will become healthier by riding a bicycle. Curb your addiction to cars , sell your vehicle, and become more mobile by using a bike, or public transportation such as the bus, subway, or train. There may even be carsharing programs in your city. There are numerous transportation alternatives to owning and driving a car.

If your daily commute is more than a few miles away from your home, you may want to consider moving to a closer location to your job. Living car-free is a liberating experience and you will learn to prevent global warming on your way to work .

2.) Eat fresh, local foods for a healthy environment and you

There has been an influx of organic food in supermarkets over the past several years. But of equal importance to consider is where that food is coming from. For example, how much of the produce in your supermarket is being transported halfway around the world? Check the stickers on those apples and peaches and you’ll see ” Produce of Chile”, “Mexico”, or “China”. Also important to note: how much of that food is actually in season ? The transportation of food is a major contributor to greenhouse gases.

Easy ways for you to get low carbon food are:

Buying things that are actually in season . Buying locally-grown fruits and vegetables at farmers markets. Joining a CSA .

You’ll massively reduce the carbon from your food if you follow the above advice. Plus, eating locally-grown, fresh foods is not only better for the planet, it’s healthier for you, too.

3.) Learn how to reduce your home’s carbon footprint

Do you realize that modern houses are built using synthetic products and other materials with high embodied energy ? Sadly, this means that modern homes are huge contributors to global warming . For example, concrete is (amazingly) the second most consumed material on earth , right behind water, and it takes a huge amount of energy to produce it. Not only that, the manufacturing process is highly p...

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