Monthly Archives: April 2011

Artisanal Foods and Local Wine tasting at Northside Social, May 26

Curious about the artisanal products being turned out of Executive Chef Liam LaCivita’s kitchens in the Liberty Tavern restaurant group? Join us for a happy hour at Northside Social for a unique chance to sample breads, spreads, sausages, and cheeses, … Continue reading

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Foraging: Ramps 2011

For the last few years, a common sight on early spring restaurant menus and in farmers markets has been the Ramp (a.k.a. wild leek). The ramp is a member of the onion family, and it only grows on the East … Continue reading

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Golden Girls and Blueberries

Two awesome things happened in the last 14 days. 1) I went on a trip to Broadway High school three hours south of D.C. in the middle of no where Virginia and met 2 amazing change maker seniors trying to … Continue reading

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BGH Story Suppressed

The link below is to a ten-minute video reporting on the suppression of an investigative news story that raised questions about the threats to human health posed by the use of bovine growth hormone (BGH) to increase milk production. This … Continue reading

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9th Annual Clyde’s Farm Dinner, Aug 6th

Update: This event is now SOLD OUT. Please check out some of our other great events! Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm 42920 Broadlands Boulevard Ashburn, VA 20148 Saturday, August 06, 2011 at 5:00 PM Slow Food DC’s event of the year, … Continue reading

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Straight Talk About Food in Low-Income Communities

The sustainable food movement is teeming with buzzwords: “farm to table,” “locavore,” even “sustainable” itself. Despite their relative youth, they’ve already become cliché. That’s why listening to Louise Thundercloud, an advocate for low-income people in Washington, DC, is so refreshing. … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Pig Dinner, May 4

The Ultimate Pig Dinner!! Wednesday, May 4 6:30 p.m. Harry’s Tap Room 2800 Clarendon Boulevard Arlington, VA 22201 703.778.7788 Come to Harry’s Tap Room in Clarendon for the ultimate in “pigging out.” It’s pork (from snout to tail) in a … Continue reading

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