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Foodie Tots <3 Farmers Markets (Photo Contest & Giveaway)

July 31st, 2009 · 7 Comments

All right folks, National Farmers Market Week begins this Sunday, August 2. Here’s your chance to support your local farmers and vendors and get more than just yummy, fresh food in return. Submit a photo of your tot(s) at the market to the Foodie Tots <3 Farmers Markets Flickr pool during the week (August 2-9) […]

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Tags: at market · farmers market news

At Market: Cherries, Charcuterie & Canteloupe (and a Honey Bee love note)

July 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Updates on the early July finds at our local farmers markets, and scroll down to learn why you should satisfy your sweet tooth with something honey-sweetened today! At the Del Ray Farmers Market: Last week we returned to the Crystal City Farmers Market to check out its newest additions, and returned to the Del Ray […]

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Tags: at market · recipes

Food Independence Day (a Locavore’s 4th of July)

July 1st, 2009 · 9 Comments

You may have seen this floating around the internet lately, but the intrepid locavores who spearheaded the White House Organic (WHO) Farm movement have moved on to encourage all 50 states’ governors (and Washington’s Mayor Fenty, I presume) to serve local and sustainably sourced foods this Independence Day. Take a moment to sign the Food […]

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Tags: green tips · holiday · Know Your Food · sustainable food tidbits · tips

Sustainable Fish Soundbites

June 12th, 2009 · 5 Comments

New here? Please pull up a chair (okay, odds are you’re already sitting) and let me point you towards some kid-friendly recipes, farm visits or local farmers market reports. If you like what you see, you may be interested in subscribing to the feed or signing up for free e-mail updates. And please leave a […]

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Tags: fish · food for thought

Dining Out in the Neighborhood (and a review of La Strada in Del Ray)

June 5th, 2009 · 5 Comments

As we begin One Local Summer this week, it’s a good prompt to remember to eat locally when dining out as well. Family-owned, independent restaurants are struggling in this economy, and don’t have the corporate safety net that chain restaurants do. We’re lucky to live in a neighborhood with several great independent establishments that also […]

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Tags: foodietots reviews · NoVA Locavore