Farmers Markets, Festivals and More

DC Tutoring & Mentoring Initiative takes a proactive approach to interacting with the community, prioritizing face-to-face outreach at farmers markets, festivals, and even in front of supermarkets and Metro stations.

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Farmers Markets We Regularly Attend

In 2022, we had a table and tent at the following farmers markets at least once a month during the spring, summer and fall. Stop by and say hi (and volunteer to tutor or mentor if you haven’t already!). 

  • Bloomingdale 
  • Columbia Heights
  • Dupont Circle
  • Eastern Market
  • Farmers Market SW
  • H Street
  • Monroe St. 
  • Mosaic (Fairfax)

Other farmers markets we’ve attended: Arlington Courthouse, UDC, U&14th Street, Mt. Pleasant, Farmers Market SW, Mt. Vernon Triangle, Cleveland Park, and more!

Festivals And other events we attend

In addition to farmers markets, we canvass and table at local street fairs, block parties, and movie nights, including these great events in 2022: 

  • Adams Morgan Day
  • Celebrate Petworth
  • Deloitte Impact Day
  • H Street Festival
  • Library of Congress Movie Night
  • NOMA BID Movie Night (Alethea Tanner Park)
  • National BookFest
  • NextFest
  • Open Streets Georgia Ave.