Food Education

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Cooking and Nutrition Classes

Job Training

Listservs and Blogs

Policy and Regulations

Cooking and Nutrition Classes

Arlington Food Assistance Center

Brainfood (Youth Course)

Common Threads Cooking and Nutrition Classes

Culinaerie Cooking Classes

Cultivate the City

DPR Cooking and Nutrition Certification Course

Food and Friends Cooking Classes and Nutrition Counseling

Hill Center Cooking Classes

Shop Made in DC Cooking Classes

Takoma Crossroads Community Food Network

Tambra Raye

US Botanical Gardens

YMCA Cooking Classes

Zenful Bites

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Job Training

Brain Food Home Grown
Led by Brainfood graduates, Brainfood Homegrown is a local food venture where young entrepreneurs are building a snack food business from the ground up.

DC Central Kitchen Culinary Job Training
Our 14-week, intensive training program provides culinary arts education, career readiness training, and real-world internships – a recipe that helps 90% of our graduates find jobs after graduation.

Dreaming Out Loud Food Entrepreneurship Development
Four month accelerator program for food business entrepreneurs residing in DC.

School of Food
School of Food is a year-long educational curriculum for food and beverage small business owners.

Together We Bake
Together We Bake is an empowerment based job training program for women in need of a second chance within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

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Listservs and Blogs


Receive Comprehensive Updates on Garden Resources and Events

Chesapeake Foodshed Network Hive Newsletter

DC Ecowomen Newsletter

DC Food Policy Council Newsletter

DC State Fair Newsletter

Future Harvest CASA Newsletter

Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia Email Alerts

National Farm to School Network Newsletters

Office of Partnerships and Grant Services Funding Alerts

Politico Morning Agriculture

Slow Food DC Newsletter

Sustainable DC Newsletter

Takoma Horticulture Club Newsletter


Communicate with other gardeners

DC Food For All Google Group

DC Urban Gardener Yahoo group

Takoma Horticultural Club Email Group


Learn about interesting garden topics and tips in greater DC

DC Honeybees Blog


Washington Gardener Blogspot

Event Calendars

Responsible Consumer DC Activism Calendar

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Policy and Regulations

DC Environmental Literacy Plan of 2012

Chesapeake Bay Executive Order 13508: Strategy for Protecting and Restoring the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

The Sustainable DC Act of 2012

Cottage Food Act of 2013

The Sustainable DC Act of 2014

Animals in the Classroom Act of 2014

Sustainable Solid Waste Management Amendment Act of 2014

DOEE Foam Ban

Maryland Pollinator Protection Act of 2016

DC Recycling Regulations

The No Child Left Inside Bill of 2015 (Not Passed Yet)

Save the Good Food Act of 2017 (Not Yet Passed)

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