Tuesday, April 20, 2021

4MR Market - April 25, 2021: The place to catch RISING STARS (and brekkie)!

The Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market 
(4MR Market)

Hours Sundays 9am until 1pm, year round
Location Four Mile Run Park: 4109 Mt Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22305  (click here for directions
Free Parking Curbside and in the adjacent parking lots

Join us for LIVE MUSIC at the 4MR Stage - every Sunday 10 am - 1 pm. 
 Grab breakfast at the Market and relax in our open-air lounge in front of the outdoor stage.

Sunday April 25 - Art Hildebrand takes the stage!

 Hey - look what ELSE the 4MR Market has for you:
  • The Fermented Pig has sausage to grill for dinner, and bacon for breakfast.

  • Pick up Savory n' Sweet's year round favorites: apple pie pocketscake, &  brownies.  No meal is complete without fresh vegetables from Papa's Market. 

  • Try the most perfectly popped Popcorn at A.M. Kettle. Choose from salted, kettle corn, or spicy!

  • Pamper yourself or someone else with luxurious body creams, irresistibly scented soaps, and bath bombs at AubscentsThe lip balm is the best around!

  • The tamales empanadas are big sellers at Ana's Twist.  Grab them while you can!

Food Vendors 

Specializing in Amish dairy products and baked goods. Items include yogurt, free-range eggs, assorted cheeses like smoked cheddar and Pepper Jack and baked goods such as whoopie pies and pecan sticky buns. To receive a full product list and to place a pick-up order, email amishcheese2003@ frontier.com or text 717-615-4713 and leave your first and last name. Please place all orders by Thursday at 11 a.m. 
From Ortanna, Pennsylvania, Papa’s Market has been serving the area for more than three decades. Offerings include apples, Oregon pears, California citrus, green and organic vegetables, applesauce and apple butter, honey and (new) fresh artisan pasta. To place a pick-up order, call 717-778-8316 or email Argento@centurylink.net by 4 p.m. on Friday.
Savory 'n Sweet's baker prepares breakfast pastries, breads and desserts out of her home kitchen. Savory 'n Sweet's pastries are made from scratch, using simple ingredients and often incorporate fresh fruit. Regular offerings include scones, mini pies in a pocket, coffee cakes, sweet or yeasted breakfast breads, etc. Savory 'n Sweet also offers pre-order sales. Free delivery in Alexandria. To place a pick-up order, email  kre_ste@yahoo.com or call 202-469-1840 
Locally produced bacon, sausage, and charcuterie.
Ana's Twist is a woman-owned business offering healthy food from scratch with a twist of Ecuador. Offerings include empanadas, soups and 100% fruit sorbets using local ingredients. Gluten-free options are also available. To place a pick-up order, call 703-201-1824 or email anastwist2016@gmail.com. Please order at least 1 day before the farmers’ market.  Learn more at www.anastwist.com.
Fresh-popped Kettle corn  in several flavors.


Craft Vendors
Locally made and beautifully scented soaps, body creams, and bath bombs

Affordable Stained Glass  - Beautiful stained glass art, ready to hang!

Potomac Candle -  Fabulously fragranced candles, wax melts, and reed diffusers. Potomac-Candle.com

Yellow Dot Shop is the storefront for the design studio Yellow Dot Designs, which has been in operation in Alexandria since 2007. The shop brings you items of historic and cultural interest like books, vinyl records and CD's, silk scarves, vintage jewelry, cards, t-shirts, magazines and art. Offerings also include custom calligraphy, announcements, custom cards and frameable mementos. To place a delivery order, visit YellowDotShop.com


  • Bring your vegetable-based food scraps to compost at 4MRMarket!
  • Available every week during market hours
  • Bring your non-animal-based food scraps
  • For more information on composting in Alexandria click here.

Sunday Morning Stretch!
  • Join us for the 4MR Market Morning Stretch with yoga instructor Julia Valentine. 
  • Wake up gently with 45-60 min of stretching -- yoga without the yoga words.

See below all the ways to help and participate in the market!

The supercool 4MRMarket t-shirt
BUY. Proceeds of our 4MRMarket T-shirts go to support the expansion and revitalization of 4MR Park. They cost $12 and come in 4 colors.

DONATE. Help 4MRMarket help 4MRPark. Tax-deductible donations can be made to support us in our efforts to revitalize Four Mile Run Park. Donate to the City's Living Landscape Fund to fund tree and other amenities at 4MRExpand More information here.

VOLUNTEER. We love help with set-up and tear-down and/or processing SNAP/EBT and Credit / Debit Card sales.  Just find a Market Manager to ask to help, or email us at 4MRMarket@arlandria.org for more info.

FOLLOW. Keep up to date on all the goings on by following 4MRMarket on FacebookTwitterGoogle+, Email or via our website and blog.

SPREAD THE WORD.  Please tell folks about us. And tell folks about some of the great things we're doing. For instance, all SNAP/EBT participants can take advantage of the Inova-sponsored "Double Dollar" program again this year that doubles the first $10 SNAP participants spend at the market. 4MRMarket is the first farmers’ market in Northern Virginia to accept SNAP. 

Buy Fresh Buy Local 4MRMarket products.
The Four Mile Run Farmers and Artisans Market (Alexandria, Virginia 22305) brings fresh, nutritious food to people of all income levels, provide an opportunity for local artisans and producers of goods to bring their wares to market, strive to reflect the diversity of the community, and improve the quality of life for Arlandria residents and visitors. It is part of an overall vision to expand and improve Four Mile Run park and the surrounding neighborhood.

For more info see: http://www.4mrmarket.org/
On Facebook: facebook.com/4MRMarket
On Twitter: @4MRMarket
Subscribe to Updates: via Email
Contact us at: 4MRMarket@arlandria.org
Or call the 4MRMarket hotline: (804) 4mi-Run1