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Blessed Coffee is based on the philosophy “from the farmer to your cup” and is established as a socially responsible business and trade geared towards development in coffee-growing regions as well as in communities in the United States where coffee is sold.
BREAD AND BREW
Fresh, natural ingredients from local purveyors are used to create delicious sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas, homemade soups and small plates at this bustling eco-friendly café and caterer. The bar serves house-infused cocktails, local craft brews, and specialty coffee drinks. Their commitment to sustainability is reflected in their use of biodegradable and recyclable materials and their Green Restaurant certification.
www.BreadandBrew.com | 202-466-2676
DRY FLY DISTILLING
Dry Fly Distilling is Washington’s first craft distillery. We make all our products from scratch. Only locally grown resources are used. Dry Fly has won more awards than any other distillery of its caliber and size. Featured in such publications as Playboy, GQ, Forbes and USA Today.
FRESHFARM Markets is the leading voice for farmers markets in the Washington, DC, metropolitan region and a national leader in the local food movement. The mission of FRESHFARM markets is to educate the public about food and environmental issues, and to provide vital economic opportunities for local farmers. As a nonprofit organization building a vibrant local food community in the Washington, DC, area, the 11 FRESHFARM farmers markets represent more than 110 farmers from five states, more than 9,000 acres of land being actively farmed and more than 360,000 demographically diverse shoppers annually. All of the FRESHFARM farmers markets are producer-only, which means that farmers/producers must grow, raise, catch, produce or hand-craft what they bring to market.
GREEN FESTIVAL – September 29 & 30, 2012
The eighth annual premier green living event, Green Festival, rolls into the nation’s capital this fall. The event hosts eco-innovators, speakers, artists, community leaders and green businesses addressing environmental and social justice issues. It is the largest marketplace of conscious, fair-trade businesses and the place to get a head start on holiday shopping.
Walter E. White Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW,
METROPOLITAN COOKING & ENTERTAINING SHOW – November 3 & 4, 2012
The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show is a foodie’s dream event: chef’s cooking demos, tastings, entertaining workshops and a fabulous marketplace of exhibitors. You don’t want to miss it!
PUREE ARTISAN JUICE BAR
Drink Your Veggies. The only 100% organic, fresh-pressed raw juice bar. Proudly serving Capital Kombucha on tap.
Righteous Cheese is a cheese shop & bar located in Union Market, DC’s revitalized historic farmers market. It will feature uncommon & absolutely delicious cheese, plus a tiny bar with cheese & wine/beer pairings. Opening September 8.
Foods to believe in. We at Shenandoah Growers are actively committed to being part of America’s healthy food movement, and it is our passionate belief that fresh herbs are the simplest, freshest and healthiest way to transform the taste of food naturally.
THE BIG BAD WOOF
The Big Bad Woof is a community resource for companion animals and their guardians. We provide access to organic, holistic and premium raw diets, and a wide range of alternatives including holistic supplements for companion animals.
5501 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD and 117 Carroll St. NW, Washington, DC.
301-403-8957 or 202-291-2404
TRICKLING SPRINGS CREAMERY
Trickling Springs Creamery opened in 2001 to provide fresh, wholesome dairy products to consumers. We accomplish this today by using milk from local, family farms that take the best care of their animals and land. These happy cows get all the sunshine and grass they want during growing season and are not pushed in growth or production by synthetic hormones. We maintain a personal relationship with our farmers and offer organic and all-natural products that are created in small batches to allow us to focus on quality and freshness.
The historic Union Market is being revitalized by EDENS in order to create an authentic artisanal marketplace. A year-round indoor food market featuring 40 local vendors will open September 8. Union Market will once again be the culinary epicenter of the Capital City. Surrounding the market will be a vibrant mix of retail, restaurants, hotel, entertainment, incubator space for new food concepts as well as retail and wholesale space.