Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Free lecture and what's at market

If you’ve got spring eating on the mind (as I obviously do), RSVP immediately for “Urban Gardening: Spring Menus from an Urban Kitchen Garden.” Ed Bruske, president of DC Urban Gardeners, will walk you through seasonal vegetables, fruit cultivation, and harvesting.

Saturday, April 26, 2008
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Historical Society of Washington, DC (801 K St NW)
Admission: Free
Reservations: Required
Phone: 202-383-1828

On that note, FRESHFARMS notes that the following are available at the market-

Apples, Arugula, Asparagus, Basil, Beets, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cilantro, Cucumbers (greenhouse grown), Dandelion Greens, Escarole, Frisee, Green Garlic, Honey, Kale and Stirfry Mixes, Leeks, Lettuce and Salad Mixes, Mustard Greens, Mint, Mushrooms (including Morels), Spring Onions, Parsley, Potatoes (new whites and reds), Radishes (French breakfast variety), Ramps, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes (grape and slicing varieties, both greenhouse grown), Turnips and Watercress.\

Last week at Penn Quarter I got some excellent Loudon lettuce and persian cucumbers.