My partnership with FRESHFARM markets kicks off today with an event at Dupont Circle Farmers Market. Come join us at 11:00 am for Mango Lassis and Cucumber raita.. perfect summer foods!

Mango Lassi With Honey

You can use your choice of fruit here – try this with bananas, or ripe peaches or raspberries!

½ cup plain yogurt

1 small fully ripe mango

2 -3 mint leaves

1 tablespoon honey

¼ cup water

5-6 ice cubes

Optional: Garnish with ground cardamom and a drizzle of honey

In a blender, add the yogurt, mango, mint leaves, honey, water and ice cubes. Blend well. Add more water if you like a thinner consistency. Garnish and serve immediately.

There are so many amazing farmers at the market. Here are a few that sell yogurt and a few that sell honey.

(Thanks to Sala Kannan for the photo of the yogurt. Really appreciate it)


Blue Ridge DairyBlue Ridge Dairy Co. is a small artisanal producer of handcrafted cheeses and yogurts located in Sterling, Virginia. We produce fresh and smoked mozzarella, burrata, fresh ricotta, aged feta, cultured butter, yogurt, and greek-style yogurt daily from fresh and local jersey cow’s milk.
Other famers selling dairy are Clear Springs Creamery and Keswick.


Quaker Valley – Winn and Winifred Schulteis operate Quaker Valley Orchards and Guesthouse, a 220-acre fruit farm with guesthouse located in the heart of apple country, Biglerville, PA, just minutes from historic Gettysburg. They can be found at the H Street, Dupont Circle, Silver Spring and Foggy Bottom markets, where they sell delicious tree and field fruit, fresh vegetables and free-range eggs. Quaker Valley also has baked goods, sauces and jams made from their own fruits and vegetables.
You can also buy honey from other farmers at the market including: Sand Hill and Spring Valley
Photos from the demo:

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  1. Thank you for coming to the market! Everything you made was so tasty and perfect for a hot summer morning at market.

  2. Thanks for returning to our Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market with such delicious recipes! Your fruit lassi is the perfect seasonal drink now that raspberries and peaches will soon be in our farmers markets! We look forward to your next market visit.

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