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2014 Snail of Approval Nominations Open

Are you a producer of good, clean, and fair food in the greater DC area? Know someone who is? Consider nominating your favorite local purveyor for a Snail of Approval award — Slow Food DC’s “stamp of approval,” as it … Continue reading

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Get mashed

Many thanks to Brooklyn Brewery for bringing their beer-food-arts awesomeness back to DC for the summer 2014 edition of the MASH tour! This past Friday, I had the good fortune to secure a seat at the Slow Supper, featuring four … Continue reading

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All in a Days Work at Wangari Gardens

On Sunday, April 27 Slow Foods DC spent a beautiful spring afternoon at Wangari Gardens working to expand their communal herb garden. Located near the McMilliam Reservoir and the Washington Hospital Center, Wangari Gardens is a 2.7 acre educational community … Continue reading

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March 26: tasting the season at Bruce-Monroe Elementary

Earlier this week, my friend and fellow SFDC board member, Amanda Terillo, and I joined 5th graders at Bruce-Monroe Elementary School for a talk about local, seasonal food. And because it was a Slow Food talk, of course there was some … Continue reading

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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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Snail of Approval Party Update

With under a week to go until the Snail of Approval Awards Party, we have an exciting line up of chefs, farmers, and artisans to add to the growing roster. This unique event is an opportunity to mix and mingle … Continue reading

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Slow Food DC Announces Snail of Approval Winners

Slow Food DC Announces Snail of Approval Winners Slow Food DC unveiled today the 2013 Snail of Approval award recipients. All winners will be recognized in the Third Annual Snail of Approval Awards Party at Jackson 20 Restaurant and Tavern … Continue reading

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Snail of Approval Award Party 2013!

We are pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for our third annual Snail of Approval Award Party! Graciously hosted by 2012 Snail winner Jackson 20 in Old Town Alexandria, this year’s event promises to be even better … Continue reading

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“Slow the Fork Down!”

Slow Food USA Presents New Executive Director and a Refocused Mission at Leadership Conference in New Orleans Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Tell a friend

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Volunteer Event: The Neighborhood Farm Initiative!

Come volunteer at the Neighborhood Farm Initiative  and help maintain their organic, urban garden right here in DC! We will be planting, weeding, and working compost piles in the (hopefully) warm morning hours, followed by our usual deliciousness in the form … Continue reading

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