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Kale

January 10, 2014

Kale

Kale. It’s a Superfood. It’s BIG. It’s everywhere, right?

“But what do the data say about how much kale is actually around? The U.S. Department of Agriculture started tracking the production of kale in 1997, and the closest proxy for consumption we have is something called “disappearance”: imports plus production minus exports. By that metric, divided by population, we arrive at the amount of kale the United States absorbed per capita ….”

“Kale was so much bigger in the 1990s,” Lydia DePillis, Washington Post blog (must-see graphs!)

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Obama Pardons National Tofurky®

November 22, 2012

Obama Pardons National Tofurky®
President Barack Obama has pardoned the 2012 National Thanksgiving Tofurky® in a ceremony in the Vegetable Garden on the South Lawn of the White House.

The mock-turkey vegetable roast will not be consumed by the First Family but will frolic with leftover arugula and endive from the presidential holiday meal in the Official White House Compost Heap.

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DC Meat-Free Week 2011

February 7, 2011

DC Meat-Free Week 2011

Washington’s Meat-Free Week is in full bloom from February 7 to 13, 2011. Following close on the hooves of DC Meat Week, the event features a fine crop of plant-based cooking and fermented grain and grape beverages, with different dining events each night. See the full schedule here.

 

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Obama Pardons National Tofurky®

November 24, 2010

Obama Pardons National Tofurky®
President Barack Obama has pardoned the 2010 National Thanksgiving Tofurky® in a ceremony in the Vegetable Garden on the South Lawn of the White House.

The mock-turkey vegetable roast will not be consumed by the First Family but will frolic with leftover arugula and endive from the presidential holiday meal in the Official White House Compost Heap.

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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Meat Free Week in DC

February 5, 2010

Meat Free Week in DC

Meat Week is still sating Washington’s carnivores, but tomorrow is the start of DC Meat Free Week. The event was cooked up by DC Vegans, and details (hours, reservations, etc.) are here.  Participating venues have sprouted all around the metro area; there’s probably one near you:

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