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Meet Maddy Beckwith, Localist

posted Tuesday, November 08 by
 
Maddy Beckwith

Born & raised in New York, Maddy Beckwith spreads now her local love daily by eating, working and playing in DC. Want to know what she is doing when she isn’t working for the local nonprofit FRESHFARM Markets? Well, here are a few of her favorite LOCAL spots. . .

1. Patso’s twist on the negroni at American Ice Company.
2. Arugula grown by Truck Patch Farm and sold at 14th & U street Farmers Market.
3. Quaker Valley Orchards tart cherry jam over “Blue Ridge Dairy”http://www.brdairy.com/ ricotta; both can be found at Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market.
4. Mike Isabella’s chestnut agnolotti with butternut squash, brussels sprouts leaves and brown butter at Graffiato.
5. A burger at the bar at Marvin, served with applewood smoked bacon, havarti cheese and house made pickles.

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