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Saturday: Eat Local First Week Ends with Farm-to-Street Party

by Borderstan.com — July 19, 2012 at 8:00 am 0

"Farm to Street"

Eat Local First Week ends with its Farm to Street Party on Saturday, 1 to 7 pm at 13th and V Streets NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com.

Eat Local First will bring its weeklong local foods celebration to a close this Saturday, July 21, with the campaign’s Farm-to-Street Party. The party runs from 1 to 7 pm at 13th and V Streets NW. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online. (The entrance is at 13th Street.)

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Don’t miss the block party this Saturday! (Courtesy Eat Local First)

The urban block party will feature an array of dishes made with local ingredients, as well as local craft beer, wine and live music. Attendees will also have the opportunity to shop local retailers and take craft food classes in the event’s pop-up park.

Some participating businesses from the Borderstan area include Busboys and Poets, The Diner, Eatonville, Local 16, Whisked! and Logan Hardware.

Eat Local First is a campaign of Think Local First DC, a non-profit organization that works with independent businesses, consumers and policymakers to grow a sustainable local economy in DC.

Borderstan.com is proud to be a sponsor of Eat Local First 2012 and a member of Think Local First DC. Look for more information in the coming days on events in the Borderstan area.

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