Monthly Archives: March 2011

Everyday struggles

Sometimes I live in a bubble. A bubble where sixth, seventh, and eighth grade boys viciously attack a salad bar, a bubble where the chef and faculty work in harmonious efficiencies to prepare for the up coming school garden where … Continue reading

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March 26: An Evening of Agtivism

The fun begins at Big Bear Cafe (1st & Florida, NW) at 6:30pm…. Come learn about your local food community and how to get involved! It’s only fair to share…

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Food Justice: Author Event and Discussion, April 6

Featuring Robert Gottlieb, co-author of Food Justice, and D.C. food justice advocate Louise Thundercloud. Organized by D.C. Farm to School, Bread for the City, Slow Food D.C. and Centro Ashé. Wednesday, April 6th 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Bread for the … Continue reading

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March 31 happy hour: Let’s reach 201 pledges at Lounge 201!

WHAT: Happy hour to benefit DC’s first mobile farmers’ market WHEN: Thursday, 31 March from 5-8pm WHERE: Lounge 201 (201 Massachusetts Avenue, NE), near Union Station/Capitol Hill ON TAP: Complimentary appetizers featuring local, sustainable beef from Arcadia’s friends at White … Continue reading

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“Pig Business” Documentary Highlights Industrial Farming Abuses

The U.S. premiere of the documentary film Pig Business played to a full house at the U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center on March 9th.  The event was sponsored by the Center for Food Safety and co-sponsored by Slow Food DC and … Continue reading

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String Beans are Not Green

55% of DC residents are obese. 40% of families in DC with kids experience food hardships. Obesity costs DC 400 million dollars a year. These are staggering stats that I was made aware of on Monday at the Healthy School’s … Continue reading

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Slow Food U: Bread, the Ultimate Slow Food, April 21

Slow Food U: “Bread, the Ultimate Slow Food” Lecture and Potluck, Thu, April 21, 6:30-8:30 pm Pyramid Atlantic, 8230 Georgia Avenue (three blocks from Silver Spring metro). Update 4/3: This event is FULL. Thank you for your interest. Join us … Continue reading

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Spiced Up Indian, April 3rd

On Sunday, April 3, starting at 12 pm, executive chef/owner Sudhir Chef of Bethesda’s Passage to India and Rockville’s Spice Xing invites Slow Food members and friends to learn a few Indian cooking basics at Spice Xing. He will teach … Continue reading

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What’s the Buzz?

March 1st is the start of meteorological spring, and the recent warm weather has given us hints of what’s to come. It was during a warm sunny day just a few days ago that I saw my first honeybee of … Continue reading

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