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Producer Profile // Wide Net Project, Washington, DC

Wendy Stuart, a co-founder of Wide Net Project, pretty much summed up what we love about the organization in this quote taken from an interview with the Washington Post […] "Conceptually, its simple. There's too much fish, so let's turn this...

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Farmer Profile // Sunny Side Farms in Cumberland, VA

There’s something about Hugh French that draws you in.  It could be his warm, bashful smile.  Perhaps it’s the fact that he is such a great host to people visiting his farm and gets joy out of showing them around – zipping from one field to...

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FARMER PROFILE // WHIFFLETREE FARM in Warrenton, VA

Jesse Straight and his wife Liz did not grow up on a farm. Jesse grew up in a typical suburban neighborhood and had zero interest in farming. In fact, his father kept a vegetable patch at their home and he admits that he never worked on it once....

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FARMER PROFILE // AYRSHIRE FARM IN UPPERVILLE, VA

Ayrshire Farms takes great pride in their ability to combine the old with the new. They like to say they have one foot in the 19th century while one foot also firmly planted in the 21st century. Originally a plantation from the 1820's, the farm...

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Producer Profile // Number 1 Sons in Arlington, VA

  Number 1 Sons was lunched by a brother-sister team in 2012. Yi Wah and Caitlin Roberts grew up in a household where every meal was handmade by their mother. Caitlin remembers the first time she ever saw someone make cake out of a box...

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Farmer Profile // Fresh2O Growers in Stevensburg, VA

[widgetkit id=572] Many of our 4P Foods community members are very familiar with the hydroponic lettuce that comes in their bag each week from Fresh2o Growers in Stevensburg, VA. Whether the lettuce comes in a head of tall leaves like their Romaine...

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Our Favorite Pick-Your-Own Apple Orchards

Let's face it, Fall is a popular time to get out of the city for a stint and enjoy the beautiful countryside that is just at our doorstep. Since Apple Season is in full swing, we thought we would share our favorite Pick-Your-Own farms. What...

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