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Georgetown Farmers Market Opens May 7th

May 1, 2014

The Friends of Rose Park, in cooperation with the DC Department of Parks and Recreation, is sponsoring the Georgetown Farmers Market in Rose Park for its 12th season.  The opening day of the Georgetown Farmers Market is Wednesday, May 7th

The market is open, rain or shine, every Wednesday until Halloween from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. near the corner of O Street and 26th.  The location will be modified later in the season to accommodate the planned renovation of the playgrounds in Rose Park.

The Georgetown Farmers Market is excited to welcome a wonderful variety of newcomers to the market:

Welcoming back our regulars from last year:

Anchor Nursery- Fresh vegetables, fresh cut flowers, plants

Quaker Valley Orchards - Berries, honey, apples, peaches, greens

Groff's Content Farm- Fresh Eggs, cage-free chicken, Berkshire pork and sausage, grass-fed beef, pet treats, and farm tallow soap bars

All Things Olive -Specialty California EEVO, Infused and Aged Vinegars, Gourmet Condiments, International Salts

Bread House- Breads, Rolls, Muffins, Croissants, Scones, and Specialty Items

And new this season:

I-Heart-U- Gluten-free Baked Goods including breads, muffins, desserts

Divine Foods- Crepes made fresh with savory and sweet fillings with seasonal local products

Amore Gelato- Fresh scooped gelato in many flavor combinations with seasonal local fruit

Happy Hens Barnyard- Fresh pastured chicken and duck eggs, poultry, seafood and fish from Crisfield, MD.  Homemade marmalade, and pickled eggs, fresh crab cakes, and oyster stew

DC Dills - Fresh pickle sold from barrels and locally produced in Howard County MD

Karalaca Coffee– Single-sourced in Columbia and roasted in VA.  Whole beans and brewed

Wadel's Dairy- Organic Raw Milk Cow Cheeses including Cave-Aged, Hickory Smoked, Habanero, Garlic-Herb, and Mild Cheddar Cheeses

Spriggs Delight Artisan Goat Cheese- Farmstead locally produced cheeses, fresh, feta, camembert, and goat milk special fudge

(And in Alternating Weeks)

Dinner Is Ready!- Prepared Meals and Soups using local and very fine ingredients

Pure Joy Foods- Organic and locally sourced ingredients for baby food in three flavors

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Georgetown University Energy Prize of $5 Million Will Reward Community Sustainability

April 24, 2014

Tuesday, Georgetown University announced that "one lucky community with a population between 5,000 and 250,000 will receive $5 million in 2017 to support sustainable energy-saving innovations, thanks to the creation of the Georgetown University Energy Prize (GUEP)."

Eligible communities are invited to compete with one another to develop and implement plans for replicable, scalable and continual reductions in the per capita energy consumed from local natural gas and electric utilities.

“Our goal is to transform the way America uses energy, and this is a novel way to do that,” said Francis Slakey, a Georgetown physics professor who co-directs the university’s Program on Science in the Public Interest (SPI). “Nothing’s been tried at this scale before, but we have an enormous number of cities that are interested.”

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Jardenea Easter Brunch April 20th

April 13, 2014

Easter Sunday Brunch April 20, 2014

Create Your Own Omelet:

Kreider Farms fresh two egg omelets prepared to order with the following ingredients:

Onions, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Spinach, Bell Peppers. Apple Wood Bacon, Smoked Ham, Aged Cheddar


Crisp Malted Waffles

Assortment of Fresh Berries, Amber Maple Syrup, Soft Cinnamon Chantilly


Apple Wood Bacon, Breakfast Sausage Links or Chicken Apple Sausage


Miniature Butter Croissants, Breakfast Breads & Pastries


Hand Carved Rosemary Scented Domestic Lamb

Whole Grain Mustard Demi Glace, Traditional Popovers


Build Your Own Artisanal Baby Field Green Salad

Dried Cherries, Sultanas, Raisins, Cranberries, Nicoise Olives, Grape Tomatoes

Toasted Pepitas, Marcona Almonds, Spiced Pecans, Walnuts, Brioche Croutons

Selection of Vinaigrettes Including: Aged Balsamic, Citrus, Bleu Cheese


Poached Chilled Atlantic Salmon

 Green Olive & Caper Chutney


Chicken Piccada

Foraged Mushroom Marsala Cream Sauce


Garden Vegetable Quiche

Spinach Petals, Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Jumbo Asparagus, Spring Onions


Spring Spuds

Grilled Red Bliss Potatoes & Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes



Miniature Assorted French Pastries:

Napoleon, Lemon Curd, Carrot Cake, Rum Balls


Variety of Individual Cheese Cakes:

Raspberry, Chocolate, Vanilla, Almond, Cappuccino, Chocolate Chip


10:00 am- 3:00 pm $58 per person

(Photo by: melrosehoteldc.com)

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Jardenea is located in The Melrose Hotel at 2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

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