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People to Know / Punch Profile : Food Tank Founder Danielle Nierenberg

People to Know / Punch Profile : Food Tank Founder Danielle Nierenberg

By Guest Contributor Lani Furbank Earlier this month, Food Tank, a non-profit organization dedicated to building a sustainable global food system, hosted a panel at American University that brought together students, community members, and leaders in the food sphere. The panel, called “The Real Cost of Food” examined the social, environmental, and health impacts of producing food using […]

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Tom Colicchio Leads Chefs in Food Advocacy on Capitol Hill

Tom Colicchio Leads Chefs in Food Advocacy on Capitol Hill

By Guest Contributor Lani Furbank “Top Chef” judge, James Beard Award-winning chef, and outspoken food advocate Tom Colicchio has been keeping busy in DC this week. On Monday, he was honored at the 2nd Annual Chef’s Roast to benefit the chef advocacy group, Chef Action Network, and Food Policy Action, an organization Colicchio founded to monitor how elected officials vote on food policy […]

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Do the Earth (and Yourself) a Favor: Go Meatless

Do the Earth (and Yourself) a Favor: Go Meatless

By Guest Contributor Lani Furbank The veg scene in DC is growing fast, and for good reason! Eating less meat is better for the planet and for our health – plus it can be downright delicious. Luckily, diners now have two more meat-free meal options in the DC area. Chef Bertrand Chemel of 2941 Restaurant just launched his “Meatless Monday” Vegetarian Tasting […]

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GIVEAWAY: Take Back Your Health Conference

GIVEAWAY: Take Back Your Health Conference

By Guest Contributor Lani Furbank The Take Back Your Health Conference is a two day health conference that focuses on fitness, natural foods, green living, spirituality, and holistic health. It’s taking place this weekend (October 3rd and 4th) in Arlington, VA and will feature expert speakers, cooking and gardening workshops, yoga classes, massage sessions, and health vendors. […]

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#EarthDay at Kiehl’s Since 1851 on April 22nd

#EarthDay at Kiehl’s Since 1851 on April 22nd

Kiehl’s Since 1851 continues their on-going environmental commitment with their seventh annual Limited Edition Label Art Series for Earth Day, this year, partnering with Elizabeth Olsen and Maggie Q, to benefit Recycle Across America. In collaboration with artist/sculptor Fernando Mastrangelo, Elizabeth and Maggie have each designed a limited edition label depicting their vision of social responsibility for our .95 oz. Creamy […]

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Celebrate Earth Day: Save Water, Drink Green Beer (yes … Green Beer!)

Celebrate Earth Day: Save Water, Drink Green Beer (yes … Green Beer!)

By Guest Contributor Lani Furbank “Save Water, Drink Beer” may be a silly phrase that’s plastered on t-shirts and beer mugs, but depending on which beer you’re drinking, there’s actually some truth to it. This Earth Day, City Tap House will be serving up five beers from eco-friendly breweries in Vermont, and I had the chance to taste them ahead of […]

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Eco Friendly, Healthy & Organic : Airlie’s Wine Dinner Featuring Early Mountain Vineyards

Eco Friendly, Healthy & Organic : Airlie’s Wine Dinner Featuring Early Mountain Vineyards

By Guest Contributor Lani Furbank  On Saturday, I had the chance to experience a hidden gem in Warrenton, VA: Airlie! Originally a conference center exclusively for government events, Airlie recently opened it’s doors to the public as a gorgeous, secluded spot for weekend getaways complete with top-notch accommodations and gourmet dining. It also happens to be the […]

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