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Arcadia Farm Fallfest {Support School-to-Farm in Virginia}

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments

What’s even better than bringing farm-fresh foods to schools? Bringing school kids to the farm! The Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture is doing just that at its working farm on the grounds of the historic Woodlawn Plantation in Alexandria, Virginia. The non-profit arm of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, produce grown at the Northern [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · around DC · eatLocalDC · events · fresh from the... · local farms

Apple Cranberry Kale Salad and Kale Day with October Unprocessed

October 10th, 2012 · No Comments

We love our kale in the foodie tots’ house — yes, even tofu-fearing husband has learned to appreciate it — so of course we had to jump on the Kale Day bandwagon on social media today. You see, the blog Eating Rules has an “October Unprocessed” challenge, now in its third year. The challenge urges [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · apples · at market · cooking with kids · healthy eating · recipes · salad · vegetables

Virginia Grown: Apple Picking at Stribling Orchards

September 20th, 2012 · 3 Comments

We were recently in a small market in our neighborhood picking up one or two things, when the boy picked up a shiny red apple and tossed it in the basket. I admit I felt more than a little silly telling him to put it back — but we had a bag full of fresh, [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · NoVA Locavore · fall · fresh from the... · fruit · local farms

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

FRESHFARM Week: Meet Toigo Orchards

July 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Farm two in our FRESHFARM Markets Week is Toigo Orchards of Shippensburg, Pa. Of all our local market vendors, Toigo is probably most likely to be a household name. Not only do they appear at a dozen markets around town, their produce is on the menu at Clyde’s and other restaurants and you can find [...]

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Tags: Know Your Food · NoVA Locavore · at market · fresh from the... · local farms