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Outstanding In The Field Returns to Arcadia in a New Way

Outstanding In The Field has announced their 2014 North American Tour, and they will again be returning to the DC area and working with Birch & Barley Chef, and long-time Arcadia supporter, Kyle Bailey. The Outstanding In The Field Dinner will be held at Arcadia's new production farm operation in Middleburg, VA. Hunger Run Farm is a partnership between a local landowner and supporter that will provide a model for developing sustainable agriculture operations on the region's underutilized farm land.    

Arcadia's Mobile Market Appears on Fox 5 News

John Henrehan of Fox 5 News in Washington, DC, reported on the Mobile Market's efforts to bring fresh, healthy, sustainble, local foods to low-income, low-food access neighborhoods in the Washington, DC area. The story, which aired on May 3, can be seen Here.


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Mobile Market Updates in Response to Hurricane Sandy

The Mobile Market will resume regular market operations on Wednesday, October 31st:

12:00-3:00pm - United Medical Center, 1310 Southern Ave, SE, Washington, DC

4:00-7:00pm - Ledroit Park/Common Good City Farm, Corner of Elm St and 3rd St, NW, Washington, DC


The Market will also be open Thursday, November 1st:

1:00-4:00pm - South County Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA


USDA Under Secretary Ed Avalos Visits Arcadia Mobile Market

On August 2nd, Ed Avalos, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, visited Arcadia’s Mobile Market stop at the Fairfax County South County Center in

Arcadia Launches New Website

Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture is excited to announce the launch of their newly designed website, which goes live today, August 29, 2012 and is located at the same address:  The new and improved site will provide a one-stop location to learn about Arcadia's programs, upcoming events, and latest news.

From the Arcadia Blog

  • Beer and Chocolate

    I love my job. I LOVE my job. Yes, it's fabulous bringing fresh, healthy vegetables to the community, teaching folks how to cook a delicious, simple meal, and participating on panels around town. But, the BEST jobs mix business with...

  • Making groceries by JuJu Harris

    Every region has its vernacular. In Jackson, MS, “making groceries” means going grocery shopping.  “Ice potatoes” are white potatoes, “light” bread is white bread. As in the DC area, Jackson residents with lower income have a hard time accessing affordable...

  • How to Buy A Cow -- by JuJu Harris

    "If she's big and pretty, ain't nothing sucking on her.  She ain't working.  Folks who don't know cattle come to auction, and they want the biggest, fattest cow they see.  But if she doesn't have a big bag, she hasn't...

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