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Around Town

School Lunch with a
Smile

School Lunch with a Smile

A new lunch program at Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax offers healthy options, vegetables from the school garden and composting. And it’s all served with a great, friendly attitude.

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Food & Justice

Staving Off Hunger
in the Nation’s Capital

Staving Off Hunger in the Nation’s Capital

Joyful Food Markets, a program of Martha’s Table and the Capital Area Food Bank, are pop-up markets held in schools in DC’s Wards 7 and 8 that provide students with free, healthy food.

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Recipe of the Week

Recipe courtesy of Rafi Hakimi, Panache Catering. Persian luleh kababs are made

Red, White, Blue…and Sweet, Too! Holidays & Occasions

Red, White, Blue…and Sweet, Too!

Hamburgers and hot dogs are usually the stars on July 4th, but why should the grill have all the fun? Wow your guests with these patriotic, but simple desserts.

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Springtime at the Farmers Market Everyday Eats

Springtime at the Farmers Market

After a long winter slumber, farmers markets around the country and the DC area in particular are waking up to a vibrant and colorful spring—the most exciting time to visit.

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Planting Seeds for Plant-Based Eating Around Town

Planting Seeds for Plant-Based Eating

A newcomer to the DC food scene, Shouk offers bright and creative Mediterranean fast food—think pitas overflowing with veggies and crunchy salads—with no meat, dairy or other animal products in sight.

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Food is Tension, Togetherness, Love Everyday Eats

Food is Tension, Togetherness, Love

Lynda Cohen Loigman’s debut novel The Two-Family House explores the story of two brothers and their families, including many tense meals together. Melissa chats with the author about food memories and writing.

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Kick-Starting Communities in Israel Food & Justice

Kick-Starting Communities in Israel

With support from The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s United Jewish Endowment Fund, six months ago the Jewish Agency for Israel launched a new cooperative food program in Israel’s periphery communities.

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