Coffee Lab Series with Vigilante Coffee
Sunday, July 23 from 2:00pm-3:30pm
Vigilante Coffee Lab, 4327 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, MD 20781
Dive into an unforgettable coffee experience during Vigilante Coffee Co.’s new coffee lab! Vigilante has developed a brand new series of coffee experiences named the “Lab Series,” aimed at presenting the world’s most interesting coffees in an intimate, engaging, and comfortable setting. In each session of the Lab Series, Vigilante will teach you about the selected coffee, use a variety of methods to brew the coffee, and taste the delicious results.
For their inaugural Lab Series, Vigilante has acquired an amazing Panamanian Gesha coffee, produced in partnership with Ninety Plus and Chad Wang, a world-renowned coffee champion. Tickets are $25 and are available through Eventbrite – a portion of your ticket will also go to support the work of Slow Food DC!
Rappahannock Oyster Company Farm Tour
Saturday, August 19 from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Rappahannock Oyster Company, 784 Locklies Creek Road, Topping, VA 23169
Join Slow Food DC for an exclusive visit of Snail of Approval Winner Rappahannock Oyster Company’s oyster farm in Topping, VA! This amazing company resurrected the native Chesapeake Bay oyster, reviving a local industry that was on the verge of collapse.
Your personalized tour will give you an inside look at Rappahannock’s operation, including learning about the oyster’s lifecycle and its impact on the Chesapeake Bay’s health and future. After the tour, guests will enjoy a half dozen oysters – direct from the source! – and a cocktail/glass of wine on the patio of Rappahannock’s tasting room, Merroir. Stay the afternoon for the views, and enjoy other items from Merroir’s seasonal menu.