Category Archives: Metro DC Events

Non-SFDC events that are in line with what SFDC believes in

Behind the Kitchen Door: Tour & Demo at Union Kitchen

Sunday, March 30th 2:00-4:30pm Be the first to get a behind the scenes tour of Union Kitchen, DC’s first kitchen incubator where dozens of food entrepreneurs launch their businesses! We will get a chance to see many of them in action including … Continue reading

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RECIPE: Pickled Lemon Rosemary Green Beans

With the help of a conference assistant, my fearless fellow food lover/SFDC board member/ace photographer, Shelu, and 30 avid novice pickle enthusiasts, this Saturday we made 60 jars of pickled cucumbers, beets, turnips, grapes, and green beans. Small batch, of … Continue reading

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Contest: what are you doing with your summer bounty?

Calling all local foodies, One of DC’s coolest farmers’ markets wants to hear what you’re doing with late summer’s bounty — the dishes you’re making with market ingredients — and they’ve got a prize to say thanks for sharing your … Continue reading

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How tasty is YOUR tomato?

This past Saturday, I joined a panel of esteemed judges to taste some of the District’s most delicious homegrown tomatoes. The Tastiest Tomato Contest — the first event leading up to the third annual DC State Fair — took place … Continue reading

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Environmental Film Festival

Those of us in the DC region are blessed with an abundance of film festivals. In fact, DC is highly regarded as a center for documentary film production, with places like the National Geographic, the Smithsonian, the Discovery Channel, and … Continue reading

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Rooting DC is Feb 18… donate, volunteer, or simply attend!

Rooting DC, the District’s own annual urban gardening forum, is just a few weeks away and the event needs your help in making this year’s event a success! (Rooting DC has always been totally run by volunteers so it can … Continue reading

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Dec 14: stock up on staples at Whole Foods to make healthy food accessible to all in DC!

Fellow food lovers, this is your chance to stock up on all of the things you’ve been meaning to pick up at Whole Foods! Olive oil, maple syrup, wine, bulk nuts for baking cookies, chicken stock for savory soups… all … 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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Fig Lovers Feast

One of the rare treasures of late summer is the arrival of fresh figs.  My Italian American grandmother kept three bushes of turkey figs in her garden in Pittsburgh, Pa.   I remember the ripe figs sticky with honey sweetness … Continue reading

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Sept 15: Do good while eating well at Brainfood’s annual Grill-off fundraiser

What could be more fun than watching teams of award-winning chefs, amateur grilling aficionados, and Brainfood program graduates compete for the Brainfood Skillet Award and the Brainfoodie Choice Award? Might I suggest enjoying cool drinks, tasty food, and a silent … Continue reading

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