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Apple Picking and Cider Pressing at Distillery Lane Ciderworks
Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
Noon – Potluck lunch (optional). Bring something to share with 3 other people.
1 – 4 p.m. Pick apples to take home, learn about cider making and participate in pressing.
Distillery Lane Ciderworks, located less than an hour drive from DC, outside of the town of historic Burkittsville, MD, specializes in growing a wide variety of apples perfect for cider, baking, and eating. The family-owned and operated farm offers unique apple varieties, sweet cider, and hard cider.
Some of the ticket price will be credited towards your take home apples.
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Slow Food DC
The Slow Food DC (SFDC) chapter is a community that promotes and celebrates local, seasonal, and sustainable food sources; works to preserve the culinary traditions of the region’s ethnically and culturally diverse populations; and supports the right of all people to enjoy good, clean, fair food.
SFDC represents the national capitol area, including Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland. Members come from a wide variety of professions and backgrounds. We organize dinners, tastings, tours, lectures, and community outreach events providing SFDC members an opportunity to explore the richness of our region’s culinary heritage in addition to the diverse array of food and drink from around the world represented in our foodshed. It is our goal to connect our eaters with the biodiverse and sustainable food producers, as well as increase public awareness of slow eating.