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Best Berry Picking Farms & Festivals

May 22nd, 2015 · 4 Comments

Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the pinnacle of strawberry season here in the DC area, and the foodie tots tend to eat through our weekly market haul of berries well before I get a chance to cook with them. So a trip to the pick-your-own farm is essential for stocking up! Here are a few […]

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

Kids Cook: Strawberry Radish Salsa {and Delaplane Strawberry Festival}

May 29th, 2013 · 71 Comments

We took advantage of the unusually mild weather this past holiday weekend to finally check out the Delaplane Strawberry Festival in Virginia’s Fauquier County. The annual event is packed with old-fashioned family fun, from the cupcake walk and face painting to tug-of-war, potato sack races, hay rides and pony rides. There were food vendors and […]

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Tags: cooking with kids · cooking with toddlers · healthy eating · kids cook monday · recipes