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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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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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Dear Apple Cider, sorry I took you for granted

Apple cider. I took you for granted. This week at school I handed out some local apple cider (non alcoholic of course) samples that were donated to the kitchen. Being October and all, I thought it would be a nice … Continue reading

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KEEP IT REAL! cook something

I need to set higher goals. In my last post I summarized my time in school food service over the last few years and ended with a goal of meeting the First Lady. I met her this past Saturday. Now … Continue reading

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Dirty Pop…..baby, baby, you can’t stop

Soda was everywhere. In my last three years working with schools I have never seen such a high rate of soda consumption until this year. And I’m not just talking about soda at lunch or in the classroom. I’m talking … Continue reading

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