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The Washingtonian features Fairs, Festivals and Farmers

The Washingtonian features Fairs, Festivals and Farmers

This month’s issue of The Washingtonian examines the meaning of local: an enlightened way of eating or marketing buzzword? Continue reading

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Willowsford: Agriculture Supported High End Community

Willowsford: Agriculture Supported High End Community

By Amanda
Willowsford’s ‘in house’ farm may be perceived as just another amenity to provide “farm to table attributes,” to sell to prospective residents of the mega house development. However, I wonder how would our world be changed if all new developments included a farm? What if it were required of the developer, like water, sewer, runoff mitigation and stoplights?
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FarmMatch.com – connecting consumer to producer

FarmMatch.com – connecting consumer to producer

By Amanda
Farmmatch.com aims to connect consumers, producers and sellers of local food—all elements of the food production chain—by allowing them to post a profile of themselves on a map, listing the produce they buy or sell. This free service is open to farmers, CSAs, farmers markets and consumers of all sizes, from households to restaurants. Continue reading