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Catering & Event Support

Geppetto’s Catering – the top green caterer in the Washington DC region. Since 1989, Geppetto Catering, Inc. has provided elegant and sophisticated business catering services
to most of the corporations in the greater Washington region. This is why we are known as Washington’s Choice for corporate catering.

Gift & Gander – Bespoke, lovingly curated gifts for any occasion. We source and package custom gifts and presentations for events large and small so you don’t have to. From local products to international rarities, we find the perfect combination for any event. 

 

Distilleries & Spirits

Catoctin Creek Distilling Company – is the first distillery in Loudoun County Virginia since before prohibition. Certified organic and kosher, and family owned and operated, Catoctin Creek produces premium spirits: rye whisky and gin from organic sources, brandy from Virginia wines, and seasonal brandy. Catoctin Creek prides itself on offering high-quality and organic spirits.

Sierra Nevada Imports  From vine to glass. When you pour a wine imported by us, we seek to connect you directly to the producer which in most case is the farmer who grew the grapes. 

Showalter’s Orchard – Delicious and natural, familiar and flavorful, the American tradition of hard cider is back in the Shenandoah Valley courtesy of Old Hill Cider, and it’s better than ever. 

Greenhill Winery – Experience wine made from 100% Virginia grapes… the backdrop of The Blue Ridge Mountains… Experience the Rustic Elegance, the History, the Heritage, the Serenity found on our estate. Experience the Art of producing fine wines. Experience the legacy deeply rooted in Virginia soil… Experience the Authentic. 

 

Culinary Instruction & Products

Alto-Hartley – An industry leader in helping commercial clients make the best possible use of their commercial food-preparation and storage space to achieve the greatest possible functionality and value from their facilities.

The Guiding Knife – Bringing personalized baking, pastry, or culinary training to you in your kitchen!

 

Farm Markets

Arlington Sunday Farm Market  Winter hours 9-1, December to April. Locally grown produce of every kind. Also, a wide variety of artisan breads and cheeses, fermented vegetables, pastured produce, homemade pies and other baked goods, jams, dog treats, and donuts. 

Fresh Farm Market – We provide public education about food and environmental issues, and nourish vital economic opportunities for local farmers. Join us for the Farmland Feast and taste the home-grown difference!

Palisades Farmers Market – To improve the variety, freshness, taste and nutritional value of foods available to the community. 

Central Farm Markets  We are central to your table with fresh local produce, cheese, dairy, meat, poultry, fish, seafood, flowers, baked goods and prepared artisan foods. Visit Bethesda Central, Mosaic Central and Pike Central Markets.

Falls Church Farmers Market – The market strives to support local farmers while also helping protect the environment by reducing packaging and transportation demands. Unique to the Falls Church Market is the monthly Chef Series, which brings chefs from area restaurants in to develop recipes and share tastes using local, seasonal food.

 

Garden Design & Landscaping

American Plant and Tinge Lifestyle Boutique – An inspired garden center, boutique & landscape design/build retailer that offers unparalled plants, flowers, trees & shrubs. Home decor items, personal gifts, as well as a complete line of tools, seeds, soils, & mulches. Two locations to serve you at 7405 & 5258 River Road Bethesda, MD

 

Education & Healthcare

Casey Health Institute – Providing practical information about the essentials of nutrition and food as medicine to transform your kitchen and your health!  — 301.355.2030

Maryland Integrative Health – A distinctive community of scholars, researchers, practitioners, and advocates, Maryland University of Integrative Health promotes whole person, relationship-centered healthcare. Through discovery and exploration, we deliver progressive educational programs, advance innovative clinical models, build mutually beneficial partnerships, and provide opportunities for fulfilling careers. 

The National Archives – Nation’s record keeper. Valuable records are preserved and are available to you, whether you want to see if they contain clues about your family’s history, need to prove a veteran’s military service, or are researching an historical topic that interests 

The National Integrated Health Associates NIHA are leaders in holistic & integrative medicine and biological dentistry.Integrative doctors blend the best of western medicine and safe, proven complementary and alternative therapies to help the body heal.

 

New Homes & Real Estate

Willowsford – a 4,000-acre community in Loudoun County, 2,000 acres of which have been conserved for environmental preservation, recreation and agricultural use. Visit The Tenant House and Boat House Information centers, open daily from 11am – 6pm.

Cheri Woodard Realty  Cheri Woodard Realty are honored to work with anyone interested in this beautiful area and, as past clients can attest, they go above and beyond for every person who walks through their door.

 

Specialty Shops & Products

Ah Love Olive Oil – A warm Mediterranean country farmhouse environment showcasing flavorful foods made only by small-batch producers. We like to know who is behind our food offerings; to touch the hands that made the food. We seek out small producers who make food bursting with fresh flavor, use natural ingredients, and design their delectables with integrity, honesty and creativity.  

Changing Seas Blue Circle Foods – Pure. Honest. Delicious. Not your average seafood company. Changing Seas is at the forefront of a revolution in production, practice, and taste. As pioneers in innovative aquaculture, we protect the environment and foster growth of wild fish stock. This is our mission and our passion. Seafood that is good for you, good for the planet — and great for your taste buds. 

From The Farmer – From the Farmer delivers farm-fresh fruits and vegetables to your home, which means eating fresh, seasonal, and local in the D.C. area is now as easy as opening your door. 

Heritage Hollow Farms – A sustainable business, we offer 100% Grassfed & Grass-Finished Beef, Lamb, and Pastured Pork, our local, organic-practice-raised chicken, and a variety of small-batch artisan foods & drinks!  540.987.9429

Kramerbooks and Afterwords – Bookstore and café serving latte to the Literati since 1976! Come visit us in Dupont Circle! 

Organic Butcher – locally owned and operated, full-service butcher shop offering a variety of products ranging from local meats and sustainable seafood to fine wines and artisan cheeses.

Route 11 Chips – We carry products from around the neighborhood and around the world, stocking the familiar and the unusual! Come visit our store for a culinary expedition of discovery unlike any you’ve had before! 1-800-294-SPUD

Runningbyrd Tea – Runningbyrd Tea is not just about flavor or refreshment. Runningbyrd Tea is about the experience of drinking a cool glass of tea on a hot day. It is about the memories we associate with iced tea. Because of this focus, each Runningbyrd creation comes with a story, in the grand tradition of the storytelling South, so that no matter who you are with when drinking your tea, you have a companion. 

Secolari  Specialist in California fresh extra virgin olive oils and award-winning vinegars. Over 30 different flavors of artisanal crafted pasta (including gluten-free). Bethesda Row, 7249 Woodmont Avenue (301) 652-7006 and The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Pkway (443) 367-0010. 

Spice & Tea Exchange – Come In and Smell the Spices!® and begin your culinary adventure! We offer a wide selection for any food lover or tea enthusiast. Indulge your senses in more than 140 spices and 75 exclusive hand-mixed blends, naturally-flavored sugars, salts from around the world, and more than 30 exotic teas.

Stonyman Cheese – Family farm business specializing in premium farmstead cheese. 

Subarashii Kudamono – Fresh, Pennsylvania-grown Asian Pears as deliciously healthy gifts for Thanksgiving and the Holidays! Share a box today and ask about our farm-to-kitchen program! 

The Spice & Tea Exchange—Find your way to flavor by exploring our sensory utopia of exotic spices, teas, sugars, salts, delectable hand-made custom blends and rubs, distinctive culinary gifts, and accessories! 571.312.8505 Locations in Old Town Alexandria, VA, Annapolis, MD and Rehoboth, DE.

Trickling Springs Organic – Trickling Springs Creamery offers quality dairy products for you and your family and remains the “preferred milk” in many homes in the mid-Atlantic regional area. 

Washington Green Grocer – We source locally grown food and support sustainable agriculture.We have long believed that our grocery delivery business model has a much lower environmental impact than people going to the grocery store. We will continue to be the best service we can, learning and incorporating new ways of helping you provide healthy, delicious and ecologically sound food for your family.  

Wegmans – The work we’re doing there with our partners is helping us find ways to extend our brief northeast growing season and meet the demand for organics grown closer to home.We keep our prices consistently low, every day, on the items your family uses most.

Westover Market – Grocery store with Great Wall of Beer (1,000+ beers), wines, an outdoor beer garden & live music. 

 

Sustainable Living

Altenergy – can design and install a solar energy system that works for you. Let us show you how the benefits of solar hot water and solar electricity could work in your home or business, and how our customers and the environment are realizing the benefits of renewable energy systems. 

Buffalo Exchange – Unique because clothing is bought, sold and traded locally with customers. We buy clothing and accessories for both men and women, giving you the option to take cash or store trade on the spot. 

Equinox – To us, the body is the ultimate investment. We believe it takes equal parts inspiration and information to get you to commit. Equinox isn’t just a fitness club, it’s a temple of well-being. 

Rappahannock Rapidan Regional Commission – To encourage and facilitate local government cooperation and state-local cooperation in addressing on a regional basis problems of greater than local significance. 

 

Pets

Big Bad Woof – A community resource for companion animals and their guardians. We are dedicated to sustainable business practices including seeking out and carrying the best in eco-friendly pet supplies, Fair Trade items, and merchandise sourced from local and North American companies, with preference given to small manufacturers and minority owned companies. We make sure a toy is something that’s going to be fun, interactive, and playful, while also paying attention to quality and whether it fits our mission of socially responsible business practices. 

 

Venues

Studio Theatre  Dedicated to the best in contemporary theatre, producing an uncommonly rich and wide-ranging repertoire of provocative new writing from around the world alongside unique special events and inventive stagings of contemporary classics. Devoted to artistic excellence, Studio Theatre strives to present audiences with extraordinary writing, sophisticated design, and stunning performance.

Wolftrap – a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is the official partner to the National Park Service in providing concert and performance programming within the Park. As a non-profit organization, Wolf Trap Foundation is dedicated to creating excellent performing arts experiences for the enrichment, education, and enjoyment of diverse audiences.