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Autumn’s Golden Harvest: Squash

Autumn’s Golden Harvest: Squash

By Amanda
One of my favorite things is the fall harvest and all the deliciousness it brings. The multitude of autumn or winter squash that comes out this time of year impressively shows how nature (with a little help from mankind) can produce such a diversity of colors, stripes, shapes, knobs and forms on one type of vegetable. Continue reading

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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

Market Report:  A Day in Town

Market Report: A Day in Town

By Martina¬† Spending a beautiful morning at a farmer’s market is just about my favorite thing to do, so Sunday I set out for the Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market from my home in Reston.¬† I was not alone in that thought.¬† It was bustling! I love this market in particular because it’s great for people … Continue reading