Category Archives: Metro DC Events

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

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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July 30: Basil Bonanza at Marion Street Garden

Okay, DC area foodies, here’s a challenge for you: what can you make with a mound of fresh basil? I mean besides pesto? Put on your thinking caps and your aprons and then join other seasonal food adventurers in the … 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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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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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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‘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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March 26: An Evening of Agtivism

The fun begins at Big Bear Cafe (1st & Florida, NW) at 6:30pm…. Come learn about your local food community and how to get involved! It’s only fair to share…

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March 31 happy hour: Let’s reach 201 pledges at Lounge 201!

WHAT: Happy hour to benefit DC’s first mobile farmers’ market WHEN: Thursday, 31 March from 5-8pm WHERE: Lounge 201 (201 Massachusetts Avenue, NE), near Union Station/Capitol Hill ON TAP: Complimentary appetizers featuring local, sustainable beef from Arcadia’s friends at White … Continue reading

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