25 05 2010

I was VERY excited to hear about this!  I’ll have to start doing my grocery shopping on Wednesdays now!  What I think is great is that they are accepting food stamps.  My only question is – How do you let the people with food stamps know this is an option?

Join Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

on Wednesday, June 2nd, at 2:30 p.m.

for the Opening Ceremony of the


The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and FedStrive are sponsoring a farmers’ market each Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. outside on the Humphrey Building Plaza .

In support of President Obama’s Federal Employee Worksite Wellness Initiative, and following in our First Lady’s lead to emphasize the importance of good nutrition, HHS has brought FRESHFARM Market to our front door!

FRESHFARM Market will offer locally grown:

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Fish
  • Flowers
  • Plants

Over 20 farmers from FRESHFARM Markets will sell produce each Wednesday afternoon beginning June 2nd through October 27th on the Independence Avenue Plaza of the Humphrey Building .

FRESHFARM Markets is a nonprofit organization that supports our region’s farmers, protects threatened farmlands and connects city dwellers with local farmers.  This farmers’ market guarantees that producers grow, raise, catch, produce and hand-craft what they bring to market.

Invite community members! All are welcome each Wednesday! Food stamps and WIC/Senior coupons will be accepted.  For more information, please visit FRESHFARM Markets at