Crossroads Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 10:30am-2:30pm

April thru November – rain or shine!

15th season now open!

 

Crossroads Farmers Market Takoma Park Maryland logo Maryland eWIC Women Infants and Children nutrition program WIC FMNP
Wednesdays, 10:30am-2:30pm
April 14 – November 24
Anne St. and University Blvd. East street signs in Takoma Park Maryland Crossroads Farmers Market

Directions & Parking

Crossroads Farmers Market is located on Anne St. at University Blvd. East in Takoma Park, MD, one block west of New Hampshire Ave. (next to Mega Mart).

Get directions on Google Maps

Crossroads Farmers Market is easily accessible by bus. Drivers are encouraged to park in the adjacent residential neighborhood on Anne, Hammond, Kennewick, or Lockney Aves., or along University Blvd. Mega Mart parking is only for those also doing business in the shopping center (otherwise they may tow!).

Sign up for text!

For market news updates in English, text ‘market‘ to (833) 506-0284. Updates include weekly market specials, promotions, and seasonal events.

 

¡Inscribirse para recibir mensajes de texto!

Para español, mande ‘mercado’ al (833) 506-0284. Los mensajes incluyen promociones del mercado semanales y eventos.
 

Healthy Food For All

Crossroads Farmers Market in Takoma Park, Maryland, is a lively community gathering space for people of all backgrounds and incomes, where families, foodies, neighbors, gardeners, live-music fans, and coffee lovers meet every Wednesday afternoon to eat lunch and stock up on fresh ingredients for the week ahead. This producers-only farmers market features a range of vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, honey, coffee, flowers and plants, Central American herbs like chipilín, and tasty prepared foods, as well as food demos and tastings, kids’ activities, live music, free health screenings, and other seasonal events. On average, produce travels just 62 miles from area farms to our market, and our vendors collectively cultivate 623 agricultural acres of fresh food.

Crossroads Farmers Market was founded in 2007 to make fresh, healthy food more affordable and more accessible to residents of the Takoma/Langley Crossroads community. To help increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables, we gladly accept all federal nutrition benefits: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps); Women, Infants, and Children Fruit and Vegetable Checks (WIC FVC); Senior/WIC FMNP (Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks); and DC WIC. Not only was Crossroads Farmers Market the first farmers market in Maryland to accept these benefits, but also it was the first farmers market in the country to launch a “double dollar” incentive program to match them.

Through our innovative Fresh Checks program, eligible shoppers can get up to $20 in FREE fruits and vegetables every week, enabling them to stretch their buying power to bring home more fresh, healthy food while at the same time supporting local farmers and vendors. Here’s how it works: SNAP shoppers can swipe their Independence Card at our Market Information Tent’s EBT machine, and we’ll match the amount spent up to $20 every week. WIC and senior shoppers can redeem their FVC and FMNP vouchers directly with the farmers, then get a matched amount (up to $20 every week) in Fresh Checks to buy more healthy food.

Stay Safe!

When planning your trip to the market, please remember these best practices to keep everyone safe:

  • Market entrance from the University Blvd. side ONLY
  • Limit shoppers to one per family
  • Wear a face covering while at the market and doing your shopping
  • Keep a six-foot distance between yourself and others
  • Wash your hands frequently at the stations provided
  • Do not come to market if you are feeling sick!

Interested in Becoming a Vendor?

Crossroads Farmers Market is seeking producers and food entrepreneurs for our 2021 season! See our Becoming a Vendor page for more details about participating and how to apply! Contact Market Manager Sara Servin sservin@crossroadscommunityfoodnetwork.org with any questions.

Crossroads’ Multi-Farm CSA

 Members of our Multi-Farm CSA not only receive delicious, locally grown fruits and vegetables from Crossroads Farmers Market vendors all through summer and fall, but also they become an essential part of our nonprofit’s work to build a healthier, more inclusive food system in Maryland’s Takoma/Langley Crossroads community. Installment plans and SNAP accepted! Check out our CSA FAQ, or contact CSA Coordinator Liz Whitehurst at lwhitehurst@crossroadscommunityfoodnetwork.org.

Maryland eWIC card Women Infants and Children nutrition program WIC FMNP
We gladly accept and double SNAP/EBT & WIC, up to $20 every week!
¡Con gusto aceptamos y duplicamos SNAP/EBT y WIC, hasta $20 por semana!

2021 Vendors

Crossroads’ Info Tent

Zamora Produce

Handwashing station

Montoya’s Farm

RL Vegetables

King Mushrooms

6  Tee Cee’s Boutique

Tuckey’s Mountain Grown

Potomac Vegetable Farms / Owl’s Nest Farm

Handwashing station

 

Crossroads’ Fresh Checks/SNAP/WIC   

10  Schmidty’s Kettle Corn

11  Alcoba Coffee

12  Ladybrook Farm

13  Brazilian Bakery

14  Jalapeño Mexican Grill

15  Nancia’s Antojitos

16  El Sol/Candy’s Pupusas

17  WIC Info Tent (June-September)

18  Crossroads’ Live Music

19, 20  Community Partner booths