2020 Events

May 3: Spring Planting Event 
It’s time to plant your garden. Find a variety of plants including herbs, vegetables and decorative plants along with tips and tricks from expert gardeners. Plus spring produce is in – asparagus, strawberries, rhubarb and more!
Speakers and Demos – coming soon.

June 7: Bee Festival 

Celebrate spring and make a beeline to the Takoma Park Farmers Market for the 2019 Bee Festival. Learn about these important pollinators and be a beekeeper with DC Beekeepers Alliance. Check out a hive and sample local honey from Bees By the Bay, purchase mead from Maryland Meadworks and bring the kids for some bee-u-tiful face painting.

In Season
Strawberries, asparagus, beets, rhubarb, garlic scapes, scallions, kale, chard, herbs, kolrabi, radishes, bok choy and pickles are back! Greenhouse produce is also available including tomatoes, eggplant, red peppers and cucumbers. Plus pasture raised eggs and meats, artisan cheeses, milk, yogurt, small batch rice and grains, fresh baked breads and pastries, prepared foods, jams, popcorn, spices, flowers, plants for the garden and more.

Come Have a Picnic!
The market is offering picnic blankets for check-out new this season at the market. Market shoppers may take a blanket from the market ATM table in the middle of the market and enjoy their fresh produce, baked goods, cheese, freshly made empanadas and more from the market for a picnic on the adjacent church lawn.

July 12: Garlic Festival
The Takoma Park Farmers Market hosts its 3rd annual Garlic Festival. Freshly dried garlic is the star of the market and available for sale at vendor stands. It’s the perfect match to all of the market’s fresh seasonal produce.
Speakers and demos coming soon.

September 20: Takoma Park Farmers Market Pie Contest

Contest rules Here

Pie Delivery: 11:00am -11:30am
Pie Sales: 1:00pm
Location: SDA Church Lawn – corner of Laurel and Carroll Aves, next to the market

Judges: Coming soon.

Congrats to the 2019 contest winners:

Best Apple Pie: Sliced Honey Apple, Amy Joy Thomas
Best Peach Pie: Southern Cream Peach, Chante Swell
Best “Other” Pie: Persimmon + Pear Brandy Pie, Alyss Aune
Yummy Mess: Peaches 4 Ginger , Melissa Varga
Most Unusual: The G.O.A.T. Pie, Cait Beleny
Best Kids’ Pie: Kate Barclay and Eloise Carter, Apple Pi Pie
Best Kids Pie: Mushroom Pie, North Lovelady-Allen