Eat Local Week Planning in Progressposted Thursday, March 24 by
We are only 3 months and 2 weeks away from the 1 event of the summer that highlights local food, local farms and local business!
We are very excited!!!!
Here are the latest and the greatest…
Eat Local First is a week-long celebration of local food in the Washington DC area. The focus will be on local farms, local
restaurants, and the organizations and people that are making locally-grown food more accessible in DC community.
From July 9 to 16, residents can participate in an array of events that celebrate the local food movement. From an urban foraging
adventure, to vegan/raw non-cooking demonstrations and a rocking farm-to-street party, Think Local First hopes inspire DC residents to incorporate eating local food into your everyday life.
July 9-16- Eat Local First Restaurant Week
Independent restaurants across DC will offer specials on dishes with
ingredients sourced from local farms. Savor local meats, seafood,
cheeses, breads, herbs, produce and other locally-grown products.
July 9- Tour of Arcadia Farm
July 10- Local Lamb Roast at Local 16
July 14- Raw Non-Cook-Off at White House Market
July 15- Eat from the Street- Urban Foraging Adventure
July 15- Edible Garden Tour
July 16- Farm-to-Street Block Party
SOON- more information about events and the goals of the week can be found
online at www.eatlocalfirstdc.com in the meantime contact Stacey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Think Local First is seeking sponsors, volunteers and participant for the Eat Local First Week. If
interested, please contact Stacey Price at email@example.com.
Her Corner is a community of women entrepreneurs where members collaborate, network, and leverage one another’s expertise via a peer group model to grow their businesses. Founded in 2011 in Washington, D.C., one of the fastest-growing markets for women-owned businesses in the U.S.
Think Local First DC (TLF) is kicking off its first-ever campaign to save small and local DC businesses money on energy. Called Power to Save, the effort provides businesses with simple, easy ways to immediately reduce their energy costs and enhance their sustainability.