Tag Archives: DC event

News You Can Eat: Weekend Farmer’s Market Update

  • A starter: the WaPo’s interactive map of all DC-area farmer’s markets. [Washington Post]
  • Thursday: FRESHFARM Penn Quarter has Charlie Palmer Steaks Chef Mat Hill from 5pm-6pm. The market itself runs from 3pm-7pm. [Penn Quarter FRESHFARM]
  • Saturday: Annual Salsa Contest at FRESHFARM H St. Market. Final day for sign-up is today! [Rules at Food Rockz, FRESHFARM H St.]
  • Saturday: IMPACT Silver Spring will be talking about community and food, 9am-11am. The market continues until 1pm. [FRESHFARM Silver Spring]
  • Saturday: Vienna Farmer’s Market, 8am-12pm. Visit their blog to see what’s fresh. [Vienna’s Farmer’s Market Blog]

DC Sales Tax Holiday

This may be way off topic, but thriftiness is thriftiness, wherever you can find it. Next week, all clothing, shoes, back to school items and more are exempt from DC’s 5.75% sales tax. I’ll personally be at Filene’s Basement – yeah I’m quite chic. [DC Tax and Revenue, via Shop Around Blog]