Monthly Archives: June 2011

The egg and the mouse

How many words can you type per minute? What about how fast can you copy and paste something into a new document? Or how about how fast you can find something on Google; like directions?….. really think about. How much do … Continue reading

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My Slow Food Weekend

Friday night I tried out a new recipe I have been holding onto, clams with bacon and potatoes braised in beer.  Dining on the porch enjoying the warmth of early summer evenings with a crisp French rośe, catching up with … Continue reading

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June 23: City Blossoms’ 3rd Annual Proper Topper garden (and food) extravaganza!

It’s time for summer’s first garden celebration with City Blossoms…. Come join food lovers and community gardeners on Thursday, June 23 for City Blossoms’ 3rd Annual PROPER TOPPER Garden Fiesta. Friends, put on your best hats (homemade or store-bought) and … Continue reading

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Fair Food for All: A How-To Guide

We’ve all heard the advice to “vote with your fork.” But there is more each of us can do to create sustainable local food systems that serve everyone—not just the wealthy. The new book Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food … Continue reading

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Foodies Night at the Movies – Movie Screening and Reception with the Filmmaker, June 17

Update 6/14/2011 – This event is now sold out, keep your eyes peeled for other great events! World Premiere — Washington DC Farmaggedon–the Unseen War on American Family Farms Friday, June 17 West End Cinema 2301 M Street NW, Washington, … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Sustainable Seafood Wine and Dine Event Returns for Third Year

On June 8-9, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History kicks off World Oceans Day with 2-days of events with leading ocean experts and DC and Gulf Region chefs to explore ocean health and preservation, sustainable seafood, and the Gulf … Continue reading

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling Through School Food

I believe she was wearing 5 or 7 bracelets on each arm. She had pink acrylic nails on and hair that resembled Adam Lambert’s. This week I was lucky enough, despite all the bracelets and nail polish (a big no … Continue reading

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