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Florida Market Directory Handout

Florida Market Directory Handout

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This is an 8.5x14 double sided handout providing listings of stores selling food at retail at the Florida Market (a/k/a Capital Market) Wholesale and Retail Food District in the northeast quadrant of Washington, DC
This is an 8.5x14 double sided handout providing listings of stores selling food at retail at the Florida Market (a/k/a Capital Market) Wholesale and Retail Food District in the northeast quadrant of Washington, DC

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Published by: rllayman on Sep 18, 2009
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Florda Market/Captal Cty Market Dstrct
Washington, DC
 The market is located in DC’s northeast quadrant, north of Florida Avenue and south of New York Avenue, west of 6th Street and the Gallaudet University campus, and starting at what would be 3rdStreet. Vendors at Florida Market are not farmers — vendors resell goods produced by farmers. Themarket businesses are wholesale‑oriented, selling to restaurants, ethnic markets, and institutions.However, many vendors also sell to retail customers. This directory lists only those vendors selling toretail customers. Note that the privately owned DC Farmers Market building functions as a publicmarket, with about 30 vendors inside, selling a variety of products — produce, nonperishable foods,dairy products, beverages, prepared foods, seafood, and butchers selling meat, poultry, and pork. The individual vendors in the Farmers Market building are not listed separately in this directory.
 The Market is two blocks northeast from the New York Avenue Station on the Metro redline. Use the north exit to Florida Avenue. The 90s Metrobus lines run on Florida Avenue with serviceto Adams Morgan (west) and Anacostia (south). Bus stops are located on the north and south sidesof the 400 block of Florida Avenue NE.
Street parking is available, if somewhat chaotic. Park once and walk.
Handicapped access
Most buildings are handicapped accessible although space is tight. A rampto the 300 Morse Street building starts at the location of Premium Seafood. A ramp to the 350Morse Street building (MS Food Service), is located midway along the building complex.
Public restrooms are available in the DC Farmers Market. Restaurants provide restroomfacilities for their customers.
ATM machines are present in the DC Farmers Market building (1325 5th Street NE), BargainWholesale (400 Morse Street NE), Northeast Liquor (1300 5th Street NE), PNC Bank (1348 4thStreet NE), and on the Gallaudet University campus in the Kellogg Conference Center.
1. Only businesses that sell to retailcustomers are listed on this directory.2. Many of the businesses don’t take credit cards.Be sure to bring cash.3. Just like at a regular grocery store, putdierent types of produce in separate bags.4. Prices for produce tend not to be listed, butyou can expect the prices to be pretty good.5. At certain stores (Sam Wang Produce, MS FoodService, US Beef) you have to show your receiptto a checker as you leave the premises.6. At this time, there aren’t vendors sellingorganic items.7. Some businesses, such as U.S. Beef and MSFood Service, oer slightly lower prices for casequantities (i.e., hot dogs at US Beef). Be sure to ask.
Tps for Shopp
Explore Florida Market
For more information contact
Richard Laymanrlaymandc@yahoo.comurbanplacesandspaces.blogspot.com©2009 Citizens Planning Coalition

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