Monthly Archives: October 2011

Committee Fair: November 6th

As always, there are many ways for you to become involved with Slow Food DC! We will be holding a very important committee fair on Sunday, November 6, from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial … Continue reading

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What’s in season: KALE!

I don’t know quite how bananas got the reputation as being Nature’s Perfect Food. In my mind, that title should go to kale. Raw, massaged, steamed, stir-fried, chopped into soups, stews, quiches… kale is infinitely adaptable, crazy healthy, and surprisingly … Continue reading

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Food Day Activities: Attend an Event

Searching “Washington, DC” on the Food Day website will give you over 100 events happening right here in the beltway! While Slow Food DC hasn’t organized a specific event for Food Day, we are hoping you will find plenty of … Continue reading

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Food Day Activities: Eating Out

Food day is Monday, October 24th. One way to be involved is to spend your money supporting local, organic, good food. 2011 is the first year that Slow Food DC is sponsoring the Snail of Approval Award. We opened nominations … Continue reading

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Food Day Activities: Organize Lunch

Food Day is generating a lot of talk out there. Just search the event lists on the Food Day website and you can see there’s plenty of ways to become involved. The official day is Monday October 24th, but no … Continue reading

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Gleaning

Ever wonder what happens to the produce not sold at your Farmers’ Market? Many markets have a tradition of providing much of the produce that doesn’t sell and can’t be stored to organizations that work on food access. But how … Continue reading

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University of Gastronomic Sciences Italian Happy Hour at Coppi’s

Have you ever dreamed about attending the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy’s northern Piedmont region? Founded by Slow Food International in 2004, this unique school offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in food culture and communication (including … Continue reading

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Beer Drinking for a Cause

The Neighborhood Farm Initiative is having their Second Annual Homebrew Harvest! This fundraiser has a suggested donation of $10 at the door and helps support the great work the NFI does. Date: Sunday, October 23 Time: 3 to 6 PM … Continue reading

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Blog Action Day: Apples

On this Blog Action Day, I hope you will remember one thing, and that is to enjoy food. No meaningful change will ever come to our food system until we reframe our approach to food, and get back to the … Continue reading

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Food Day(s)

Feeling like there’s been more discussion about food recently?  If it feels like October is all about food, you are not far from the mark.  From school lunches to hunger issues, many organizations are using October as a time to … Continue reading

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