Tag Archives: Olney

We Have Kittens, and Blue Ducks

Last Sunday, a cruel tease was perpetrated upon the Olney Farmers and Artists Market patrons.  The Brownies of Scout Troop 77 from Olney, working with the foster program Partnership for Animal Welfare (PAW), brought two adorable kittens and two grown … Continue reading

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First Winter Market at Museum a Winner!

We had a great turnout for the first indoor Olney Farmers and Artists Market of 2013, inside the Sandy Spring Museum.  Although there was not enough room for all of our usual vendors, many were there (and others will be … Continue reading

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Carla’s Encore and The Winery’s Debut

One of our favorite demo chefs, Carla Hall, came out to the Olney Farmers and Artists Market last Sunday.  She did not disappoint the biggest audience of the season (by my estimate).  She cooked a mess of country-style greens and … Continue reading

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Bending An Elbow In Olney

Earlier this month the Winery at Olney hosted a preview party for the Olney Chamber of Commerce.  We went along to sample the possibilities. The Winery is a large, airy space in the Fair Hill Shopping Center.  A bar dominates … Continue reading

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Daredevil Chefs at Market

Chef John Melfi of the Blue Duck Tavern at the Park Hyatt and his sous chef Michael did a star turn at the Olney Farmers and Artists Market last Sunday.  They chose to prepare Watermelon Gazpacho, even though they had … Continue reading

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Tea Towel, Ant Cake, Ghost Colonel

Here is a collection of some oddities I’ve encountered in the last few weeks. The Long, Dark Tea Towel of the Soul Well, no, it’s actually quite a cheerful tea towel, but I couldn’t resist the Douglas Adams reference.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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So Much For THAT Vegetable Garden!

Remember the lettuce I wrote about in a previous post?  It did not live up to the promises of the Master Gardeners.  Here is what it looked like today: It never became the thick, leafy plantation which the (greenhouse-grown) samples … Continue reading

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Olney Farmers Market Community Meeting

The Olney Farmers and Artists Market will have an organizational meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 1st at 7pm. It’ll be held in the Montgomery General Hospital’s Community Learning Center on the 2nd floor. We’ll be discussing plans for the new season … Continue reading

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Catillation Scoops The Post

Today’s Washington Post Food Section has an article about the Corned Beef King food truck.  Readers of this blog will already be aware of this purveyor of excellent corned beef and related dishes. And my picture of Jon in the … Continue reading

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New Food Truck In Olney

Maybe it’s wishful thinking, but I might smell a trend.  First we had the fish truck at the OFAM every Sunday, and now the Corned Beef King is parked at the Exxon station off Georgia Avenue Wednesday through Sunday, filling … Continue reading

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