Market Newsletter: October 24

Vol. 6 Issue 26

These last few weeks have been fantastic!  We really appreciate the support of the community for continuing to support our vendors and to adhere to our Covid 19 regulations.  The market has had a great season and we have five weeks left.  Our last day with be November 21st.  Just in time to stock up for Thanksgiving.  🙂

Backyard Boogie is going to take two weeks off but will be back November 7th.

If you were unable to contact Laurie and Jay about ordering a turkey, please email them at  The turkeys are from Whispering Breeze Farm, same farm as last year.  Laurie and Jay think they have the best, most flavorful pastured turkeys and hope you do too.  Whispering Breeze Farm is a super nice, Family Farm.  They feed their turkeys a high grain and move them daily to fresh pasture.  Laurie and Jay will deliver fresh, unfrozen birds to you at the last Hollywood Farmers Market on Saturday, November 21st.  Waltz Family Farm is taking deposits of $20 per bird.
Turkey sizes: 10-15 lb. birds, 15-20 lb. birds, 20-25 lb. birds, 25+ lb. birds at $4.95/lb.  (subject to availability).
New this year- Turkey breast at $9.50/lb.  This is one boneless breast average weight is 3lbs.
Turkey legs at $6.50/lb packed 1 leg each average weight 1.5-3.00 lbs.  The breasts and legs will be harvested earlier in the fall and frozen.

Calvert Farm will have Mums, Pumpkins, Gourds. Also, a very nice selection of Winter Squash that can be used for Fall Decoration & then enjoyed on the holiday table. Email Pam at

List this week includes:
Napa/Chinese Lettuce
Green Bell Pepper
Sweet Candy Onion
Carrots W/ Tops
Turnips W/ Tops
Radish W/Tops
Beets W/ Tops
Fresh Cut Herbs
Winter Squash including Acorn, Red Kuri, Butternut, Buttercup, New England Hubbard, Delicata and Spaghetti.
Chicken Eggs
Shiitake Mushroom
Crimini Mushroom
White Mushroom
Sweet Potatoes
Red & White Potatoes
Purple Potatoes
And much more…

As the market continues we would like to remind our customers that they must wear a mask the entire time they are at the market.  We also need to ask that you tell the vendors what your order will be and they will pick it out for you.  It’s for everyone’s health and safety.

Volunteers Needed
We are in need of volunteers to help guide our customers through the market between 8:45am to 1:00pm!  If you or anyone you know would be willing to help for a few hours, email Scarlet at  All volunteers must be 18 years or older.

The Market’s Covid-19 guidelines
We are following the guidelines set up by the City of College Park.  They can be found here:

  • Please enter the market by the charging station and exit by the back corner of MOM’s.  If you want to reenter the market, please go back to the entrance.  This will help us keep customers socially distanced and our market safely organized.
  • If you are coming to the market for just one vendor, please enter the market by the charging station and follow the guidance of our volunteers.
  • Please tell the vendors what you would like to order and they will pick the products for you. Please do not touch the produce.  
  • Keep a distance of 6ft between you and the vendor and the next customer. 
  • Thank you for your patience and following our guidelines.
  • Lastly, please continue to wear your masks.  🙂

Our Vendors:

Alcoba Coffee
Jose Castillo
1 lb. bags of Guatemalan Coffee in Light, Medium or Dark Roast both ground and whole bean ($10.00 per bag)
You can purchase at the market or by emailing Jose at:

Calvert Farm
Pam Stegall

Calvert Farm is a small family farm that uses Eco-sustainable practices.
Farmer Pam would be happy to serve you at the market. Calvert Farm takes FMNP coupons.
Calvert’s website is: and you can always reach Farmer Pam at: or Facebook @CalvertFarm

Janelle Aguilera-Daley
Janelle’s Crumb Shoppe Bakery

From Pineapple Upside-down Cake to cupcakes- Janelle makes it all.
Find Janelle on Facebook @janellescrumbshoppebakery or email

Profish LTD.
Tim Lydon

Finest fresh sustainably harvested seafood.  Check out their website HERE

Sharrah Orchard
Nate Sharrah

Family owned Sharrah Orchard is located in Orrtanna, Pennsylvania near Gettysburg.
Nate would be happy to take your order online HERE but you can also purchase at the market

Thai Amity Kitchen
Balloon and Peter

Delicious, freshly made Thai food and drinks.
Check out their Facebook page @thaiamitykitchen

Twin Valley Distillers
Edgardo Zuñiga 
They use locally sourced grain to produce the highest quality whiskies, and pride themselves on sustaining the local ecosystem with their farm partners.
Twin Valley Distillers will be at the market on the second and fourth Saturday of each month.
Visit their website HERE

Victory Chapel Family Farm
Lorne Williams

At Victory Chapel Family Farms our honey is produced sustainably and locally in the Washington Metro area. The bees forage local multi- floral nectar sources. Raw honey is extracted from the honeycomb without heat or filtration, and packaged immediately, thus capturing all the flavor and aroma of honey. Currently we only have 1 pound containers of honey priced at $10.00 per pound.  You can purchase at the market or order online at Local Honey

Waltz Family Farm
Jay and Laurie Waltz

Waltz Family Farm, raising and selling Beef, Pork, Lamb, Eggs and Cheeses
You can purchase online at: or at the market

Craft Vendors
For the safety of our vendors, our craft vendors will not be at the market this year.  Below is the list of vendors who have a website you can purchase items from in case you are saw something last year.
Designed Naturally:
Phoeboo Designs:
Dearheart Woodwork on Instagram @Dearheartwood

Also, if you are an Instagram user please follow us at hollywood_farmers_market_md or on
Facebook @hollywoodmarket