Food insecurity and hardship remain at all time highs in Washington, DC and Maryland. In DC alone, one in seven families struggle with food insecurity. DC Hunger Solutions, and Maryland Hunger Solutions, advocate, educate and provide assistance to families struggling with hunger , food insecurity and food hardship. . Beginning in 2016 in Maryland,, over 50,000 people will lose their  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program( food assistance) benefits due to a rule enacted with the 1996 Welfare Reform Act. We speak with Dr. Beverly Wheeler, director of DC Hunger Solutions,  Ms. Lauren Badger , Anti-Hunger Program Associate DC Hunger Solutions, and Mr. Michael Wilson , director of Maryland Hunger Solutions, about the policies, practices and services needed to feed far too many Americans.

 What better way to say you care than with a gift certificate for one of our CSA full season shares. Give the gift of Wellness to the people you care about the most! Contact usfor more info

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Sweet+Heat

Don't ditch those healthy eating resolutions just yet. Listen in as registered dietician , Cordialis Msora-Kasago discusses the benefits of working with a nutrition coach. 

  • Made from Golden Delicious  apples
  • Cold  pressed

  • Fresh ginger juice
  • No added sugar
  • Limited availability
  • Keep the flavor and ditch the soda!

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Seasonal. Local. Fresh. Flexible.

Organically grown. 

Veggies. Berries.

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 Acupuncture. An ancient  healing technique  used to heal the body and mind and one of the last of the  8 pillars of health in Chinese Medicine. Guest and Acupuncturist Elizabeth Fellows of Center Point Healing joins us to discuss the ins and outs of acupuncture and its expanding  use in  the treatment of   illnesses from asthma to infertility. Once labeled as quackery by some, acupuncture is currently available 

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Hyattsville and Takoma Park

Friday          4-7 pm

 

Growing Healthy Families

Weekly healthy eating event at the Anacostia library  Sunday, 2-3:30 pm

Next Pick Up Date- Flexible Option CSA

       May 6 ,2016   

Pickup on farm, Anacostia and Big Bad Woof locations in Hyattsville and Takoma Park

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  • Multi Farmer  CSA 
  • Seasonal berries and vegetables
  • ​Organically  and Locally Grown
  •  New foods and flavors enjoyed around the world 
  • Local source for  plant based eating and  5 servings vegetables /fruit daily


Dark+Leafy

Move Over Kale!  

'Tis the season for dark and leafy greens and we got em. Nutritional powerhouses you have never heard of.  From mizuna to Lagos spinach, travel the globe and try new exotic greens enjoyed throughout the world.  Plenty of lettuce and kale on the farm now!


​​Apples + More

Resistant to browning  Cameo apples are  back  for a limited appearance from our favorite orchard. And we a have some of their  famous Ginger Apple juice pressed from freshly picked apples. Real apple juice without added sugar.

Roots

Carrots, beets, sweet potatoes. This time of year, root vegetables, packed with fiber, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, are  available and ready for those cold weather comfort foods like stews and soups . Or they can stand on their own roots , roasted in the oven. 

Hope and Wellness

Weekly radio show  with health professionals, educators and everyday people Growing WellnessTM  in their life and yours.

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From Three Springs Fruit Farm, this peach salsa has just what you need this time of year- a little sweetness and fire to keep you warm and satisfied. And the hot pepper jelly is spicy and sweet.