R&W Community Market 2018-11-28T15:26:03+00:00

NIH Community Markets

Brought to You by the NIH Recreation & Welfare Association

March – October – Tuesdays at Bldg. 10 South Lawn – 10am – 2pm

November – February – Tuesdays at Bldg. 10 South Lobby – 10am – 2pm

Interested in joining our market? Please review the following pages and fill out the necessary information

NIH Farmers Market Agreement 2018– This agreement is not for Jewelry, Clothing and Craft vendors. Please see our Daily Merchant Vending Page for that agreement

NIH Community Market Application

NIH Community Market Guide

Once completed and returned, your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of a decision within 7-14 business days.

Shop from a wide selection of goods including produce, breads and cookies,  olive oils, gourmet pickles, cupcakes, teas, spices, fresh flowers and more. Additional merchants will be added.  Please come show your support. You can expect to see the following merchants at the R&W Community Market this year:

Food Trucks (Return March 2019)

Food Trucks are limited to a select quantity each year. If you are interested in bringing your truck to NIH contact David Browne at browned2@mail.nih.gov.  Pre-approved trucks may also be invited to additional NIH events on the NIH Campus.  Events coordinated by the R&W outside of NIH do not require pre-approval and anyone may be contacted regarding interest.


Linda Vista Farm

Returns Spring 2019 Cash/Check/Charge

Apple Valley

Purchase a variety of apples, apple butters, jams, and ciders. Cash/Check/Charge

Eats & Treats:

RavenHook Bakehouse

RavenHook Bakehouse

Will offer the highest quality of artisan breads, from Cheddar Jalapeno to Rustic Italian, and all-natural sweets like cookies, scones, and pound cakes as well as specialty items for different occasions. Between grain forward breads, seasonal sweets and special jams there is something for everyone.

Cupcakes Lounge table

Cupcakes Lounge

Has a dynamic selection of cupcakes and confections for any occasion.  No matter what there is always a reason to indulge in the experience of Cupcakes Lounge!  All products are made by hand and attention to detail is as important to Cupcakes Loungeas it is to their customers.  Products contain as much local eggs and fruits as possible.  Cupcakes Lounge looks to give customers the simple pleasures of good taste and reminds everyone…there’s always room for dessert! Cash/Charge – Tuesdays & Thursdays

Chocolatiers Palette

The Chocolatiers Palette

Delicious gourmet fudge and Belgian chocolate. Fudge is preservative, gluten, corn syrup and artificial flavor free. Cash/Charge (Bi-weekly)

Chocolate Moonshine

Chocolate Moonshine

Offers over 40 flavors of Artisan Chocolate Bars, each hand painted with French Cocoa Butter. Create their own personalized 10-piece or 20-piece gift box assortment. All are low in sugar, gluten-free, made with Belgian and French chocolates with natural and organic ingredients, including fresh fruits and roasted nuts.Phil's Dills

Phil’s Dills

Offers a variety of different pickles including fire garlic, sweet and spicy, wasabi, Old Bay and black pepper, and kosher dills. These different styles and flavors are sure to knock your socks off. Cash/Charge

Health & Nutrition:

Pinkava Coffee

Pinkava Coffee Company

PINKAVA Coffee Company is a coffee micro-roastery and coffee bar in Capitol Heights, Maryland, founded by a young breast cancer survivor. Built upon one simple principle – Drink great coffee. Do greater things™ and driven by their mission of bringing awareness to the challenges faced by young women impacted by breast cancer and inspiring STRONGER, BOLDER, BETTER™ living.

Ceylon Tea

Favor Ceylon Tea

Favor Ceylon Tea offers highest quality Ceylon-grown teas at affordable prices, because we import directly from our producers.  Our teas are all-natural, pesticide-free, and bio-sustainably grown in Sri Lanka, on fair-trade farms.  Sipped during the day to clear and focus the mind, or savored in the evening to bring serenity and relaxation, teas from Sri Lanka are prized the world over for their enhancement of spiritual and physical health and well-being. Our exclusive Ceylon-grown garden fresh teas have been carefully selected and tastefully blended to produce an invigorating aroma with rich flavor.   Enjoy our classic OP1, FBOP and Super Pekoe Black Teas, our healthful and aromatic highland greenteas, and our subtle range of flavorings, including lemon, strawberry, lotus, soursop, Hawai’i, samba, caramel and bergamot – just to name a few.  Ceylon teas – enjoy a cup a day for your health! (Bi-Weekly)

All Things Olive

All Things Olive

Focusing on small, family-owned farms in California, All Things Olive offers a wide variety of extra virgin olive oils, along with barrel-aged wine vinegars from Napa Valley and a variety of balsamic vinegars from Italy. Cash/Charge

Randalia Bee Hives

Randalia Bee Hives

Beekeepers from the Eastern Shore. We sell local raw honey, cream honey, pollen, blueberry, orange blossom and buckwheat raw honey. We offer our hand crafted beeswax candles, bar soap, infused botanical liquid soap, beeswax body salves(propolis, emu, neems, mango, lavender,arnica), body lotions, lip balms, tints, salt scrubs, natural deodorants, and organic tea. Please stop by and enjoy are gifts from nature.

District Spice2

District Spice

All District Spice blends are made in Washington, DC, and contain no salt, no anti-caking agents, and no preservatives. A full list of ingredients and recipes can be found on http://www.districtspice.com/. (Bi-Weekly)

Home & Office Decor:

M and M FlowersM&M Plants

A locally owned plant and cut flower business which grows Annuals & Bedding plants, Perennials, and Cut Flowers. Cash/Charge –



produces highly scented and long burning handpoured candles, aromatic wax beads and therapeutic neckwraps made with essential oils.

Health and Wellness:

Sang’s Chiropractic, The Body Mechanix, NIH Blood Bank

Jewelry and Misc.:

Lazaro Jewelry, The Fashnique, Bracelet 4 Cancer, LuLaRoe, Nita Creations, Jamie Agins Art Glass Jewelry, Native Spirit, T-Mobile, Distinctive Accessories and Apparel, B.L.A.C.K., HomeFix Custom Remodeling, RareGlo Organic Shea Products, D’s Exquisite Finds, Native Spirit

If you have a suggestion for the market or regarding our current selection, email David at browned2@mail.nih.gov. Use the #NIHCommunityMarket on Twitter.

Previous Market Participants:

Crest Hill Bakery/Upper Crust Bakery, Otis Farms & Top Shelf Jerky, Shamali Hummus, P&D Island Delights, District Juicery, Thunder Beast, Dave’s Pantry, Licking Creek Bend Farm, Persistence Farm, Magnet Earth Gourmet, DC Dills, 8 MylesLa Moda Fashions, PNC BankLinda’s Luncheonette, Jammin’ Flava, Feelin’ Crabby, Pasta La Vista Baby, Phat Yummies, NeatMeatDC, and Cajun Delhi.