The Scene: Eat Local First Week reception

July 26, 2013

Our photographer colleague Rebecca D’Angelo goes to a party every week and does her thing for a regular feature in the Sunday Style section called The Scene. This week it was the opening reception for Think Local First DC 3rd annual Eat Local First Week held at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Monday, July 22. Want to invite her to your party? Email her at thescene@washpost.com.

 


Think Local Week volunteer, Sarah McKinley passes out local tomato, mozzerella and basil appetizers.

 


Richard McCarthy, executive director Slow Food USA, and Ann Harvey Yonkers, co-executive director FRESHFARM Markets.

 


Amanda McClements, emcee for the evening and owner of Salt & Sundry.

 


Al Goldberg and Chris Johnson, one of the evening’s speakers and owner of Cured DC, an artisanal salami shop.

 


Colin Hughes, a transportation urban planner specializing in bike lanes, and Karine Bailly, marketing strategist Rock Creek Strategic Marketing.

 


Maddy Beckwith, administrative & chef-at-market program coordinator FRESHFARM Markets, and June Blanks, co-chair of the evening’s event and owner Junius Cold Brew Coffee Co.

 


Genevieve and Conan O’Sullivan, owners of the soon-to-be-opened Sona, a creamery and wine bar — the first on-site creamery in D.C. in over 150 years, they say.

 


Steve Mekoski, co-founder of Gouter, “DC’s Very Own Medicinal Beverage,” offers samples to Linda Warschoff, art director for AARP.

 


Michael Babin, owner of Neighborhood Restaurant Group, and Stacey Price, executive director of Think Local First DC and co-chair of the evening’s event.

 

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