Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: HEALTHY LIVING: Swing by the Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market at 8th & D St, NW and Meet Live Well DC Community Coach Rachelle Nigro this THURS, Oct 11th from 3:00pm - 7:00pm, Free

Swing by the Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market and Meet Live Well DC Community Coach Rachelle Nigro
Thursday, October 11th
3:00pm - 7:00pm

Penn Quarter Market takes place
every Thursday 3:00pm - 7:00pm
March 22nd - December 20th

This Thursday, you can swing by to chat with Live Well DC Community Coach Rachelle Nigro at the Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market, grab some free giveaways, and learn more about Live Well DC!
About Rachelle: "Rachelle is a Ward 2 triathlon racer who stays in shape by biking the trails around the DC area. With a weakness for sweets, Rachelle’s goal is to maintain a healthy weight by curbing her sweet tooth and maintaining a balanced diet. As an ANC commissioner, Rachelle is extremely enthusiastic about motivating her constituents to be resourceful when it comes to exercise. One of her favorite mottos is “walking is free!” Rachelle also encourages the use of local DC Parks and Recreation centers."

While there, you can explore the stands and buy some fresh food if you like. Stands will be selling fresh fruits, vegetables, cheeses, breads, cookies, seasonal soups and pastries, soaps, plants, orchids, cut flowers and meat. Here's a list of the Farmers/Producers participating: Anchor Nursery; Black Rock Orchard ; Bread Ovens at Quail Creek; Chris’ Marketplace; Clear Spring Creamery; Dolcezza Gelato; Endless Summer Harvest; Evensong Farm; Everona Dairy; Floradise Orchids; Garner’s Produce; Gordy’s Pickle Jar; Gunpowder Bison & Trading Co.; Harmony Creek Farm; Mountain View Farm; Red Apron Butchery; Sand Hill Farm; Soupergirl; The Mushroom Stand/ Mother Earth Organic Mushroom ; The Red Zebra; Toigo Orchards; Wollam Gardens

If you or someone you know has EBT/Food Stamps, they can be redeemed at the information table for fresh and healthy foods. EBT customers and WIC/Senior coupon customers receive “Double Dollar” coupons to match their EBT dollars or WIC/Senior coupons redeemed up to $10.

Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market, Thursdays 3:00pm - 7:00pm, March 22nd - December 20th.

Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market
8th & D St, NW
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial or walk a few blocks from Gallery Pl - Chinatown

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