Union Market DC

Union Market of DC is an authentic market of culture and commerce. A true vision, this gathering place serves as an inviting melting pot of old world heritage and new world opportunities. This authentic district expands beyond its culinary origins to include music, retail, hotel and residential uses. Currently, more than 100 businesses employ 1,500 people in food production and distribution. It is a rare place in the city where a wide variety of ethnic groups and diverse social-economic groups come together.

You can spend days wandering around from stand to stand trying different foods and products from local, artisanal producers. Here’s a handy guide to help you:

All Things Olive –  All Things Olive brings you the freshest extra virgin olive oil available from the coastal hills and central valleys of California. At All Things Olive, you’ll also find wonderful barrel-aged vinegars/wine, apple cider, and balsamic, along with a variety of tapenades and salts and spices from around the world.

Alnaala Farms – Tomatoes, peaches, okra, grapes and more are harvested on Abedalelah Almaala’s Eastern Shore farms. This business has been a vibrant shop at Union Market since 1996.


Buffalo Bergen – “Mixtress” Gina Chersevani brings her mixology roots and skills to the DC market, where she stirs up classics: egg creams, malts and phosphates.

Cordial Fine Wines and Beers – Cordial hand selects fine wines and beer from local vineyards, craft breweries and other smaller producers, focusing on making local, artisan libations available to all.

Curbside Cupcakes – DC residents Sam and Kristi Whitfield brought their mobile cupcakery indoors. Here you can find delicious cupcakes and assorted desserts made specially for the Union Market.