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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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Fresh Summer Flavors at Silver Diner

August 20th, 2013 · 1 Comment

It’s birthday week at Casa de FoodieTots — mine was Monday, and the boy celebrates his this weekend. I know many of you are already back to school, but we still have two weeks of summer vacation here and are squeezing every last delicious bite out of it. So we thought we’d share a few [...]

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Around Town: Arlington County Fair

August 9th, 2013 · No Comments

Did you know Arlington County, Virginia, has an annual county fair? Now, there are no working farms in the county, so you may be wondering what exactly an urban fair looks like. If you’ve ever lived in a rural area or visited an agricultural state’s fair …. this isn’t like that. It’s really more of [...]

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At the Market This Week #MarketVine

May 31st, 2013 · No Comments

Here’s a quick look at what you’ll find at the farmers markets this week, in the DC Metro area: asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, blueberries, even some cherries coming in! Westover Farmers Market ~ May from Colleen | GlassBottle on Vimeo. (Vine from the Westover Farmers Market in Arlington, Sundays, 8am-noon.)

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

May 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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