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want to make this Market a success for our area. Please tell your friends
about the exciting new market. Spread the word! Since "Friends of
the Olney Farmers and Artists Market" is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
organization, all donations are tax deductible.
& No Smoking
Welcome to the 8th
Olney Farmers &
of the MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Thrift
Spring Rd (Route 108) & Prince Phillip
Hours: Sundays from May 11
to Nov 2, 9 am - 1 pm
Sunday, August 24,
WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE
MARKET THIS WEEK?
Olney Pirates 11U Baseball
Extended hours (9:00
am - 3:00 pm) Aug 31st
Hot Chili Pepper
Eating Contest Aug 31st
Don't forget to check out our
Facebook page and our Blog for pictures and more details
about the Market.
NEWS AT THE
our new pizza vendor - Fat Frankie's Pizza
- we have another food vendor starting this
Sara Scott will sell her own
frozen yogurt and pita & hummus.
Her stand will have a "Mediterranean" feel.
Along with the yogurt, pita & hummus, she'll
offer some of her more popular toppings.
She's using local ingredients and healthy recipes
to insure the best quality of her
will start selling ready-to-eat items this Sunday.
Two standards that will be available most weeks
(including this Sunday) are Maryland Crab
Quesadillas and Mary Crab Soup. Besides
their standard menu, they will be offering at
least one specialty item each week (e.g., Mahi
Mahi fish tacos, Raviol Shrimp Fra Diavalo, Mac
'N' Cheese Shrimp & Grits, and Shrimp Po Boy
Taste Gastropub (the
fantastic restaurant in Olney) has actually been
at the Market for the past few weeks. One of
their most popular (and mouthwatering) selections
is the Lobster Roll. So don't forget to stop
by and welcome them to the
Holy Crepes will be
back this Sunday.
Home Cook Brian Reeve and Chef "Tee"
Terrell Danley (aka Salt & Pepper)
are turning up the heat in the Nation's Capital
with their diverse approach to
who prepares meals every day for his wife and
children, shares the secrets of his culinary
success as he shows people how to quickly and
cost-effectively prepare delicious home-cooked
meals. He represents the "everyman."
Tee "peppers" traditional home-cooked dishes with
his professional touch by elevating the
flavors and presentations. He graduated at
the top of his class from the Culinary Institute
of America and was voted the student most likely
to succeed. His vast experience includes
catering at the White House and owning
restaurants. He currently runs the culinary
department at the Potomac Job
popularity continues to grow in the D.C. area.
Brian and Chef Tee's charm and knowledge are
lighting up the small screen on their web series,
The pair's frequent local media appearances
include guests spots on NBC4, WTTG, WUSA9,
NewsChannel 8 (WJLA's sister station), WHUR and
WJFK. They also do live cooking
demonstrations and classes at farmers markets,
Williams-Sonoma and several other D.C.
Brian and Chef Tee aren't dazzling in the media,
they are winning awards. The duo won the top
prize in the Fiery Foods Challenge at America's
largest travel and adventure show. Chef Tee
is the reigning D.C. Battle of the Chefs champion,
and he captured runner-up honors in Food Network’s
Chef vs. City competition.
recipes of the dishes they will be preparing on
Sunday will be posted in the RECIPES section of
the OFAM website next week.
Adryelle, a Baltimore songwriter and
multi-instrumentalist released her first album
independently under the name "Black Rose Cinema"
which was picked up by a Canadian industrial/goth
net-label, Flaming Fish. Various club owners and
DJ’s in Norway, Brazil and Germany took interest
in the album. A songwriter, producer,
videographer, all in one, her visual art combined
with audio skills can be seen in her music videos
which she films and edits herself and sets her
apart from other songwriters. She has had
traditional radio play, as well as various
Internet radio play and is on Spotify and Itunes.
She has toured the East Coast and the Mid-West and
regularly plays in the Delmarva area. She has also
written music for commercials that were aired on
various Comcast channels (BET, Home and Family).
The dreamy sound, ethereal, intense, yet poetic
has been dubbed "dream pop". In May of 2014 she
hit #1 on the charts of Reverbnation for the Indie
genre of Baltimore, MD Adryelle released a new
album, The Waiting Room, in July 2014 which can be
purchased on her Bandcamp page at www.adryellemusic.bandcamp.com.
Adryelle by becoming a Patron of her music, find
out more at www.patreon.com/adryelle.
Olney Pirates 11U Baseball
US Sports Specialty
Olney Pirates 11U baseball team is made
up of rising 5th and 6th grade boys. They
will be selling lottery tickets in order to raise
money to help defray the costs of travel baseball.
This past spring the team won 6 tournament
championships, and ended its season at a week-long
baseball tournament in Myrtle Beach, where it made
it to the semi-finals. They are hoping to
have as competitive a season this fall and next
EXTENDED HOURS SUNDAY, -
Due to traffic issues
associated witht the War of 1812 celebration in
The Market hours will be
extended on August 31 - from 9 am through 3 pm. This is due to
the War of 1812 celebration in
Brookeville. The Celebration
organizers will be using the Market
parking area for people going to Brookeville
(a shuttle bus will be provided). Due
to this expected crowd, we'll be staying open
those extra 2 hours in order to ensure that you,
our customers, will be able to enjoy all that the
Market has to offer.
Hot Pepper Eating Contest,
The Market is hosting a Hot
Pepper Eating Contest on Sunday, August 31, at 1
:00 p.m. Participants must register and
waiver. They are allowed unlimited water, but must
eat each pepper in 2 minutes or less. They
must chew and swallow each pepper; nothing must be
left but the cap.
There are a total
of five peppers each contestant must
consume -- in order from mildest to
1 - Jalapeno
3 - Jamaican Hot
- Ghost Pepper
6 - Trinidad Scorpion
If needed, the Tiebreaker will
be Trinidad Scorpion Hot Pepper.
There is no entry fee, but all
contestants will be required to complete an entry
form and sign a waiver. Grand
Prize: Two (2) tickets to the Olney
Theatre. A $25.00 voucher for a shopping
spree at the Market will also be
more information, check out their website.
Little Pop of Color
Knits and Silks
Seaglass, Silver and
Sugar Lily Hairbows
We are asking customers for
their help dealing with an overflowing trash
issue. We can handle the recyclables, but we would
be most appreciative, if they would dispose of any
other trash at home. The hospital is
reminder to all of our visitors: the
Market provides vouchers for
our neediest customers, so they can double the
amount of produce they purchase.
Donations for the
The Friends of the Olney
Farmers and Artists Market is a
non-profit organization, and therefore is a great
place to make a last minute donation.
Our needs include new tents, banners, signs,
and van repairs. We ill be grateful for
any and all support. Thank
On Sunday, August 3, the
Market will hold Kids in Biz
From 9am to 10am: Children
will learn how to make items they can sell at the
Market. Selling starts at 10am. Kids
can sell the items they made earlier Sunday, or
they can sell their own handmade items from
home. See flyer
Sign up at the children?s tent
and become an entrepreneur for a day, We'll
provide the tents and tables, as well as adult
supervision at each tent. However, please
bring a cigar box (or something to hold your
OFAM Online Store - Help
Check out our OFAM Online Store
! Help support the
market by purchasing selected merchandise,
including t-shirts, hats, tote bags, coffee mugs,
water bottles, and magnets. They make great gift
items too! Come on folks, let's see those shirts
& hats at the market!!!
Check out this story on the WTOP radio
Keep up with the Market via
Blog, written by our own Judy
Newton. And be sure to "like" us on Facebook -
check our page out some time - great photographs
and comments, all due to the wonderful efforts
of Amy Harbison.
Connecting with Our
Community (on Montgomery County public access
TV) interviewed OFAM volunteer Kathy Kidd
about the Market last week. Click here to
see the entire interview. Host Karen Allen
and Kathy discussed the rapid growth of the
Market and how it's not just a great place to
buy fresh locally grown produce any more.
It's now a destination point where you can
watch visiting featured chefs, wonderful artists
and much more at our now year-round Market.
The Market would like to
Brumberger for her generous
donation. Also Robyn and John Quinter
for replacing our poor worn-out Texas Pickles
Janet Terry was the guest
speaker at the Olney Rotary Club's first meeting
of 2014. She spoke about our second annual
Winter Market and urged everyone to come out and
support the Market and its local artists,
craftsmen, farmers, musicians, and food
On August 12, CNN Money published
an article on its
website about the Best Places for the Rich and
Single [to live]. Olney, MD, was #9, and
the Market was listed as one of the reasons for
it making the list.
On July 24, 2013, GazetteNet.com
published a story
about the Market's "Farm to Fabulous"
Watch our market video from
the May 19, 2013 market, thanks to Doug
Keep up with the Market via
the OFAM Blog
,written by our own
Judy Newton. And be sure to "like" us
on Facebook --
check our page out to see some great
photographs and comments.
The Washington Business
Journal ranked the Olney Farmers &
Artists Market as a Top 25 Farmers market in its
April 22, 2013, edition. This is a huge
honor, and the Market ranking will be featured
in its upcoming 2014 Book of Lists ranking the
top 2800 local organizations.
To Receive Information . .
Keep up with the Market via
the OFAM Blog, written
by our own Judy Newton. Please "Like" us
on... Facebook for updated Market
news, and Follow us
Twitter!! Our Facebook page has
reached nearly2,000 people!!!
And we have over 1,000 Facebook
friends , so stay connected!
Subscribe to our weekly
newsletter, chock full of information about what
is planned each Market day. Fill in the form
and say Subscribe!
You'll join our growing list
of informed market patrons (over 1,000 and
growing) who know what they're looking for and
where to find
Olney Farmers & Artists
Market -- In Partnership
Sandy Spring Museum
, Manna Food Center
, Our House
, and growingSoul
course of the year, the Market raises funds to be
used to help our neediest customers. If a
farmer or member of our Steering Committe knows
someone how has lost his/her job and/or is
desperately in need, the Market offers vouchers
that will double the amount of produce the
customer can buy, with a maximum limit of
$15. No questions asked and no
identification is necessary.
The Friends of the Olney
Farmers & Artists Market is a 501(c)(3)