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Entries from July 2012

The Really Young and Hungry Welcome Union Market DC

July 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

A cold and steady drizzle didn’t deter the foodie tots from seeking out more delicious eats around town this weekend. This time, it was the Summer Picnic Spectacular at the coming-soon Union Market in Northeast DC. We love this project, from development firm EDENS, for many reasons. Modeled after foodie meccas like the San Francisco [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · around DC · events · foodietots in dc

Eat, Play, Go: NatureBox, DW’s Unicorn Adventure & Farm-to-Street Party

July 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Happy Friday! We’ve nibbled and noshed our way through the first month of our summer break with no slowing down in sight. Here are just a few things I’ve been meaning to tell you about… and remember, the Ball jar giveaway ends tonight so go comment, quick! EAT: Ever find yourself in a rut at [...]

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Tags: around DC · foodietots reviews

FRESHFARM Week: Meet The Mushroom Stand

July 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

I’ve written about mushrooms a lot, but haven’t properly introduced our source: The Mushroom Stand, or Mother Earth Organics from Pennsylvania. Ferial Welsh, better known as The Mushroom Lady, can be found each week at FRESHFARM Penn Quarter or Dupont Circle patiently explaining the difference between her numerous mushroom varieties and offering cooking instructions. I [...]

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Tags: at market · farmers market news · mushrooms

Happy 15th FRESHFARM Markets!

July 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We had such a blast at the FRESHFARM Markets’ 15th anniversary bash yesterday at Dupont Circle. There were scrumptious eats from some of our favorite farmers and restaurants — the foodie tot was especially pleased to catch up with her personal pickle purveyor, Sarah of Gordy’s Pickle Jar. The boy loved watching the giant paella [...]

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Tags: around DC · at market · eatLocalDC · events

{Giveaway} Are You Ready for Summer Canning?

July 14th, 2012 · 12 Comments

We take a brief intermission from our FRESHFARM Markets Week to share the news of National Can-It-Forward Day, sponsored by Ball. Today, experts from Ball are sharing canning tips on live WebTV and on Twitter (search: #canitforward). While I’ve averaged just one or two batches of preserves each of the past couple summers, I can [...]

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Tags: at market · giveaway · preserving