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Farm-to-belly: A farmer, chef and doctor discuss the future of food

From how it's grown to how it's consumed and how it impacts your health, three experts talk about the full-circle impact of food and its future.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 06:56am EDT

Tags: FRESHFARM Markets, Rachel Nania, Spike Gjerde, Zach Lester, Ezekiel Emanuel, local food, healthy food, food, health,

Kale on wheels: Mobile market serves 'food desert' communities

A big green bus delivers food and assistance to residents in D.C.'s "food desert" communities.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 08:58am EDT

Tags: Arcadia, Mobile Market, paula wolfson,

150 pound watermelon stolen from Md. farm

Monday - 09/09/2013, 04:59pm EDT

Tags: police, crime, theft, Harford County

Money doesn't grow on trees: Small farmers turn to organic alternatives

Organic food products are traditionally more expensive for consumers than their conventional varieties. This difference in price is also felt by the farmers who grow and produce certified organic food. But a new program is helping small farmers grow certified natural food.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 08:31am EDT

Tags: organic, organic food, Certified Naturally Grown, Rachel Nania, market, usda

The farmers behind the farmers market

As Virginia's Farmers Market Week draws to a close, WTOP took a trip to the Ballston FRESHFARM Market to get the stories behind the men and women who grow and make our food.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 08:44am EDT

Tags: farmers market, FreshFarm Market, Rachel Nania, local, food,

Fire kills 37,000 chicks at farm in Rockingham Co.

A chicken house fire has killed 37,000 chicks at a farm in Rockingham County.

Sunday - 03/31/2013, 03:14pm EDT

Tags: fire, Rockingham County

Frederick Co. seeks more farmland preservation dollars

Frederick County is applying to the state for more money to permanently preserve farmland.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 12:34pm EST

Tags: farmland, frederick, preservation