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Farmers Market Now Open

The Potomac Village farmers market opened on Thursday, May 1. Carole Carrier of Plantmasters offers hanging flower baskets, cut flowers and plants for herb gardens.

The Potomac Village farmers market opened on Thursday, May 1. Carole Carrier of Plantmasters offers hanging flower baskets, cut flowers and plants for herb gardens. Photo by Mary Kimm.

The Potomac Village farmers market opened on Thursday, May 1 and will be open 2 - 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays until October at Potomac United Methodist Church at the corner of Falls Road and Democracy Boulevard.

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Market master Suzanne Hermes with Cory McCleaf of McCleaf's Orchard. McCleaf's apples are sweeter now than in the fall, and will soon be joined by dozens of kinds of fruit and vegetables, along with eggs and preserves.

This year’s vendors include McCleaf’s Orchard, Hillside Meadow Farm, Simply Delicious, Salt River Lobster (the Fish Guy), Phil’s Dills (the pickle guy), Designs By Bettina, All Things Olive, Plantmasters (the flower lady), Hardy’s BBQ, Lars & Leslie of Green Gate Farm plus a few new additions including Linda’s Luncheonette food truck, a mobile clothing and home decor boutique, and organic locally roasted coffee.

See http://potomacvillagefarmersmarket.net/

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Jason Gross of Hillside Meadow Farm. It's early in the season, Gross brings eggs and all natural Black Angus beef, soon some salad greens and spring onions and then the full assortment of spring and summer home-grown fruits and vegetables starting with strawberries in the beginning of May to a variety of produce from sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, cantaloupes and watermelons.