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Playing Hooky Results in Celebrity Sighting

Last Sunday, I sneaked out of school and visited another farmers market.  I know, egregious, right?  That’s what it felt like!  But I had a good reason, and there was no chef demo to shepherd at the Olney Farmers and … Continue reading

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Conserver of a Great Tradition – Review: Chesapeake Bay Cooking with John Shields

Have you ever picked up one of those spiral-bound cookbooks published by a community group, expecting to find it full of recipes redolent of the culture or region of its origin, only to discover it contains only a single section … Continue reading

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New, Return, Rebirth: Innovation on Your Plate at the Smithsonian Food History Weekend October 22-24, 2015

There was more to the Smithsonian Food History Weekend than I was privy to.  Too bad, but the Gala at which the first Julia Child Award was (fittingly) bestowed upon Jacques Pepin was beyond my price point.  There was plenty … Continue reading

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But You Can See It From Here: The Almost Heaven Benefit

We called our Olney Farmers and Artists Market benefit brunch “Almost Heaven” because it takes a long time to get there, but it’s totally worth it!  The climate was certainly agreeable, and the society was, too. MacBride and Gill’s Falcon … Continue reading

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More Wonders of Baltimore

We drove up to Baltimore last weekend, to attend an event sponsored by the Slow Food Baltimore group, but (of course) we first swung by a farmers market.  And then we visited another market, new to us but strangely familiar. … Continue reading

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Farmers and Fellowship – Saturday at the FH-CASA Conference

Sitting in a session on local food councils on Saturday at the FH-CASA Conference, I realized that this event, and others like it, is not really about the panels, or the food, or the exhibits.  It’s about building a sense … Continue reading

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Fomenting Fermenting Farmers – Friday at FH-CASA Conference

I was able to attend both days of this year’s Farming for Profit and Stewardship Conference last month, organized by Future Harvest – Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture (FH-CASA).  On Friday, there was a choice of several workshops before their … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide

On Saturday I attended the opening reception for Jon Mort’s exhibit of graphite drawings at the Sandy Spring Museum.  They are fabulous, in all senses of the word!  On Sunday, I returned for the first winter Farmers Market of the … Continue reading

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A Fowl Theme For This Weekend

It was a fun weekend for foodies!  It’s bazaar season again, and one of my sheros was in town.  Two of the best bazaars were held yesterday. I found an addition to my tea towel collection at one.  This towel … Continue reading

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Pati Jinich Stars at the Last Seasonal Farmers Market

It was chilly, sunny and windy at the Olney Farmers and Artists Market last Sunday.  Some of the artist vendors had to take their tents down because of the wind, but in between gusts, the sun shone down.  Between the … Continue reading

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