The USDA Farmers Market on the National Mall is the Department’s own “living laboratory” for farmers market operations across the country.
The market offers an opportunity to more than 30 farmers, ranchers and small food businesses to sell their products directly to those who work, live and visit the Nation’s Capital.
Shoppers can find organic produce, fresh cut flowers, homemade breads, and locally made foods – from cheeses to dog treats.
Breakfast and lunch options are plentiful, too.
Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (May 4 through October 26)
Located outside USDA Headquarters on the corner of Independence Avenue and 12th St, S.W., Washington, DC 20250.
The market is easily accessible by public transportation using Metrobus, Metrorail or Capital Bikeshare. On Metrorail:
Take the Metro to the Smithsonian Station (Orange/Blue/Silver Line).
The USDA Farmers Market is across the street from either Metro exit.
For more public transportation options, see wmata.com.
The Capital Bikeshare stations located near the USDA Farmers Market are Bike Stations 31248 and 31217.