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DC Environmental Film Festival

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It’s that time of year again! Tonight is the official launch party for the upcoming DC Environmental Film Festival! From March 12th to the 24th there will be screenings of environmental films, new and old, all over the DC area. Over 200 filmmakers and special guests will be attending. From viewing the toxic effects of uranium mining in America’s west …Read more »

Coconut Sugar “Sugar” Cookies

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My roommate and I have cut out cane sugar for six weeks. The reasons, coming in a future blog, being due to the fact that sugar is actually not supposed to go in your body and actually should be considered a drug. While its been hard, we have been trying our hardest to make desserts that we can eat. I …Read more »

The Skinny on Organic

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So, you want to be as green as possible while still maintaining at least a shrivel of your wallet still intact. And all of these sites and magazines out there (including me) are telling you to go organic, but organic means more expensive. Well, you may be wondering why organic? Is organic healthier? Is it more sustainable? How is it …Read more »

Filter

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Dear Coffee Enthusiasts, Green Fairy here to tell you about Filter, one of the best coffee shops in DC. If you have yet to hear of Filter, have yet to visit, have yet to try their coffee, I suggest you do. Immediately. This little coffee shop packs a big taste when it comes to their coffee. From french press coffee …Read more »

DC Environmental Film Festival

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It’s that time of year again! Tonight is the official launch party for the upcoming DC Environmental Film Festival! From March 12th to the 24th there will be screenings of environmental films, new and old, all over the DC area. Over 200 filmmakers and special guests will be attending. From viewing the toxic effects of uranium mining in America’s west …Read more »

Coconut Sugar “Sugar” Cookies

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My roommate and I have cut out cane sugar for six weeks. The reasons, coming in a future blog, being due to the fact that sugar is actually not supposed to go in your body and actually should be considered a drug. While its been hard, we have been trying our hardest to make desserts that we can eat. I …Read more »

The Skinny on Organic

500px-usda_organic_seal-svg

So, you want to be as green as possible while still maintaining at least a shrivel of your wallet still intact. And all of these sites and magazines out there (including me) are telling you to go organic, but organic means more expensive. Well, you may be wondering why organic? Is organic healthier? Is it more sustainable? How is it …Read more »

Filter

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Dear Coffee Enthusiasts, Green Fairy here to tell you about Filter, one of the best coffee shops in DC. If you have yet to hear of Filter, have yet to visit, have yet to try their coffee, I suggest you do. Immediately. This little coffee shop packs a big taste when it comes to their coffee. From french press coffee …Read more »

Undecided

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So, today’s post is going to be a little different. I have a confession that I would like to share with my readers. Recently I have been having a mid-college crisis. I realized this year that I have NO idea what I want to do for my future career, my major, my minor, my everything. I chose American for its …Read more »

Splurge of the Week: NFI’s Film Fundraiser

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This week’s splurge is an extremely cool one. Tomorrow night (Oct. 24th), the Neighborhood Farm Initiative is hosting their 4th Annual Film Fundraiser and I strongly encourage you all to attend. NFI is a DC-based non-profit serving as an educational resource for adults and teenagers, working to engage in small-scale food production in Washington, DC. The documentary being shown is The Greenhorns, which focuses …Read more »

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins Quiz

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Pumpkins. When living in New Hampshire, it was a just a short 10 minute ride to the nearest pumpkin patch/apple-picking farm. When living in the DC, it’s a little different. But I have found some places, both near and a little far, so everyone can find a pumpkin to carve this October. Not sure which one is for you? Take …Read more »

Taste of DC

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After attending my first food truck festival this summer in San Francisco, I have been waiting for this moment… A TASTE OF DC. THIS WEEKEND. A Taste of DC has over 50 area restaurants and food trucks! Restaurants have up to four items for sale and at least one tasting item for $3 or less (cheap, woop woop)! There is also a beer pavilion with …Read more »

Canimals at Eastern Market

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Today was a beautiful day in the District to go out exploring, hiking, or shopping. And on days like these one of my favorite places to go is Eastern Market, DC’s oldest continually operated fresh food public market. While there, my roommates and I found some of the coolest artwork we have ever seen. And get this: its recycled. These sculptures of …Read more »

Super Easy Pumpkin Cupcakes!

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With the fall season (my favorite season) starting on September 22nd, (13 days, eeek!) its time to start preparing. Fall in DC is perfect for many reasons: a break from the disgustingly hot and humid weather but not quite at freezing or snowy, foliage (not as good as New Hampshire’s but it will do), and new food options! From apple …Read more »

Living Green in the District Just Got a Little Easier

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