Monthly Archives: May 2011

Volunteer Day at Neighborhood Farm Initiative, June 4th

Sign-up to join us for a day in the dirt volunteering with the Neighborhood Farm Initiative. We will meet there June 4 at 9am and work in the garden until about 12:30-1. We will enjoy a pot-luck lunch and one … Continue reading

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Great School Food+Team Building= WINNING!

May is usually a great month for me; it’s my birthday, the weather is nice and comfortable, great produce is out from the farms and we begin to stock up on bulk production to take us into, yes, winter. Thus … Continue reading

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May 21: DC urban farm bike tour and workshops

Hello, DC food lovers. Did you know that there are folks growing food right in your own town? Ever wanted to learn about composting or where you might volunteer at an urban farm or community garden in our nation’s capital? … Continue reading

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Support “Eat Local First” week: July 9-16, 2011

From July 9 to 16, 2011, you can enjoy an array of events that celebrate the local food movement. From an urban foraging adventure, to vegan/raw non-cooking demonstrations and a rocking farm-to-street party, Think Local First DC aims to inspire … Continue reading

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DC foodies can be food educators on May 25….

Are you interested in child health, local food, and farm to school? Are you enthusiastic and enjoy working with kids? If so, the D.C. Farm to School Network invites you to volunteer during our upcoming Strawberries & Salad Greens event … Continue reading

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Bison and Beef Farm Tour and Dinner, June 18

Update: This event is now SOLD OUT. Please check out some of our other great events! Saturday, June 18 2pm Gunpowder Bison & Trading Co. 1270 Monkton Road Monkton, MD 21111 4pm Roseda Beef Roseda Farm 15317 Carroll Road Monkton, … Continue reading

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‘Queen of the Sun’ to pollinate awareness of honeybee crisis

Director Taggart Siegel will introduce his award-winning  documentary ‘Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?’ at a special screening 7 PM May 10 in the Byrd Auditorium  at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC). The event is … Continue reading

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EcoFriendly Dinner at Dino, June 5

EcoFriendly Dinner at Dino, June 5, 6:30pm 3435 Connecticut Avenue, Washington DC 20008 Cost: $65/members, $70/non-members Join us for a Tuscan family-style feast prepared by chef/owner Dean Gold of Dino and featuring meats from EcoFriendly Foods. EcoFriendly Foods will also … Continue reading

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