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Free Ice Cream Saturday at The DC Scoop

August 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

A quick note for those of you in DC: 15 of the best local ice cream vendors will be competing for the title of Best Frozen Treat in DC on Saturday, August 20, 1:00 to 4:00pm. The DC Scoop is a free community event taking place rain or shine outdoors at the new Union Market […]

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Local: Dine-Out Friday for DC Farm-to-School

January 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

A special announcement from the DC Farm to School Network: Looking for an excuse for a night out this Friday?  Look no further!  On January 22nd you can support locally-owned restaurants, the sustainable local food economy, and Washington, DC kids!  The DC Farm to School Network’s Local Restaurants for Local Kids fundraiser is happening at […]

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At Market: Chesapeake Oysters and Arugula

April 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

This past week finally saw some beautiful spring weather, and market hopping was a lesson in patience and perseverance as the spring crops are only just beginning to roll in. At Penn Quarter last Thursday, morels had sold out within an hour, so I settled for black trumpet mushrooms. Another customer snatched the last two […]

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FarmFreshDC, August – Peaches, Tomatoes & Corn

September 4th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The August round-up is a little later than I had intended, but you have another week or two to try out some of these peach, corn and tomato ideas so be sure to visit your favorite farmers markets this weekend! It looks like rain is in the forecast for Saturday, which is great for reducing […]

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Farm Fresh DC, July

July 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

When last we surveyed the DC-area farmers market cooks, strawberries were center stage. Now that summer is heating up, we’ve been finishing off cherry and lettuce season, and tomatoes, squash, peaches and corn are on the horizon. It’s no surprise given DC’s steamy summers that the common theme this month seems to be refreshing salads. […]

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