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Tomorrow at the Hollywood Farmers Market: Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

Welcome to August! It’s hard to imagine that in a month’s time we will be sending the children back to school.

August 5th to August 11th is National Farmers Market Week! Stop by the market information table and receive a washable tattoo. Then take part in the the Farmers Market Coalition’s #lovemymarket Instagram contest (https://farmersmarketcoalition.org/national-farmers-market-week/instagram-contest/) .

Double Sharp’s guest this week is David Grinspoon. Check out more information about David here (http://funkyscience.net/music/) .

Last weekend we had a new occasional vendor- Cove Point Winery (http://covepointwinery.3dcartstores.com/) . They are located in Lusby, Maryland and try to use locally sourced grapes and other fruits for their 30+ variety of wines. Cove Point will return on August 11th. If you want to try their product earlier than that please stop by the Downtown College Park Farmers Market (10-2) this Sunday.

On August 12, 1918, the first airmail delivery by the U.S. Postal Office Service between Washington, DC and New York occurred with the Washington end originating at the College Park, MD Airport. The College Park Aviation Campus (College Park Airport and College Park Aviation Museum) will be commemorating this event with a 3-day celebration (August 10-12). Saturday, August 11, will be a Family Day with many activities. The College Park Aviation Museum will have a table at both the Hollywood (August 4) and The Downtown College Park (August 5) farmers markets. Stop by the table and find out about the events and how you can volunteer to help with the celebration.

Yoga Heights DC will return this week and are at the market around 10:30 am. It’s a perfect way to start the day!
If you would like to contact our group of instructors please email yoga.hollywoodmarket@gmail.com or visit their website http://yogaheightsdc.com/

Calvert Farm’s selection this week:
Carrots w/ tops
Watermelon – red seedless
Cantaloupe
Yellow squash
Zucchini
Onions
Beets
Flowers
Variety bags
Herbs
Potatoes
Tomatoes
Green bell peppers
Italian frying peppers
A bunch of other stuff

Returning (tentatively) vendors for this week include:
Alcoba Coffee: Guatemalan coffee by the pound and by the cup
A Little Pottery: Handmade pottery
Amity Kitchen: Thai food, Spring Rolls and Mango Sticky Rice
Baker Charley: Gluten free bread and baked goods
Bears, Books and Things: Homemade stuffed animals
Blessed Creations: Soaps and oils
Calvert Farm: Produce and fruits
Designed Naturally: Natural bead jewelry
Double Sharp: Local Musicians
Heavenly Created Desserts: Hot dogs and desserts
Inge’s Crochet: Hand made crochet items
Mel’s Munchies: Sweets and ice cream
Roy and Arti’s Kitchen and Garden: Prepared Indonesian cuisine and vegetables
Stone Hearth Bakery: Fresh baked bread from Fredrick, MD.
Valencia’s Produce: Produce and flowers
Victory Chapel Family Farms: Local Honey
Waltz Family Farm: Meat, eggs and cheeses

These vendors will be returning at a later date:
Cove Point Winery: 30+ variety of wines and a hard cider
College Park Hypnosis Center: Making positive changes easier
Elated Harmony: Massage
Moonstruck Oyster Company: Shelled Oysters, Shucked Oysters, Cookbooks, etc. will return in September
Terrapin Care Center: Chiropractic Care
The Wood Dr.: Handmade wooden items
The Baked Apple: Apple muffins and breads
University of Maryland Dairy: Freshly made ice cream
VizingaWoodworks: Handcrafted jewelry and accessories

Other News:
Calvert Farm is looking for someone in the local area to help sell their produce. Farmer Pam has someone to drive the truck from Rising Sun but needs an additional hand to meet the staff member around 8am to help set up, sell and then take down at the end of the day. If you or someone you know who is trustworthy and a hard worker would like to fill that spot please contact farmer@calvertfarm.com.
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