DOL Community Markets Vendor Profile: Sandy Bottom Acres

Brandy Brooks Community Markets

Husband and wife duo, Chris and Joan Farrell of Sandy Bottom Acres have got you covered for all the fresh, ethically raised beef, pork, chicken, and eggs you need. From Allen’s Fresh, Maryland, the couple was inspired to start Sandy Bottom Acres two years ago after helping their two young sons raise animals for 4-H. Now that their boys are grown and out …

DOL Community Markets Vendor Profile: Mighty Greens

Brandy Brooks Community Markets

Mighty Greens is a youth-led garden-based entrepreneurship program. They are a cooperative of young people (ages 15-18) that uses school gardens and greenhouses as spaces to learn how to care for edible and native plants while growing a food business. Their cooperative members are primarily students from Eastern Senior High School, Cardozo High School and the University of the District of Columbia. They make a variety of value-added …

DOL Community Markets Vendor Profile: Sun World Sun Market

Brandy Brooks Community Markets, Micro-Enterprise & Entrepreneurship

My name is Alemtsehay Adnew, the owner of Sun World Sun Market. I was born in Dessie, Ethiopia where my mother taught me how to cook and inspired my love of food and feeding others at a young age. I’ve now been living in this beautiful country for 6 years, and in addition to running my market business, I work …