Posted in September 2012

Going to the Fair…the DC State Fair

Going to the Fair…the DC State Fair

By Martina
I went to the DC State Fair this weekend, which was appropriately urban, as state fairs go. Oh, there were farm animals and funnel cakes, candy apples and canning demonstrations. But this being DC (not even technically a state), there were also artisanal teas, a trapeze artist, gourmet food trucks, and green initiatives galore, but not a corn dog in sight…. Continue reading

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Farm Profile: The Bowen Farmstead, Brandywine, Maryland

Farm Profile: The Bowen Farmstead, Brandywine, Maryland

By Amanda
I recently visited the P. A. Bowen Farmstead in Brandywine, Maryland in southern Prince George’s County, a pasture-based mixed animal soy free farm operation owned by Sally Fallon Morell, author of the Nourishing Traditions cookbook. With pastured dairy cows, egg and meat chickens and pigs, each part of the farm is organized with sustainability and humane animal treatment principles in mind. Continue reading