Posh Picnic Puts an Upscale, Rustic Twist on Outdoor Dining
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Posh Picnic Puts an Upscale, Rustic Twist on Outdoor Dining

“I was looking for ways to connect with friends during COVID,” Sheilah from Posh Picnic tells me about how business inspiration struck. Like many Washingtonians, Sheilah turned to DC parks as a place to socialize safety. “I was seeing so many people hanging out with food in the beautiful parks,” she describes. “But it was…

From Blogging to Bakery: Fetching Goodies Serves Up Gluten-Free and Vegan Treats​
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From Blogging to Bakery: Fetching Goodies Serves Up Gluten-Free and Vegan Treats​

Rachel from Fetching Goodies in Alexandria has been blogging about recipes since college. After years of recipe practice and dreaming about opening a bakery, she took the leap to start a home bakery last year. Rachel’s specialty is cookie bars with plenty of gluten-free and vegan options. She’s also added some pie to her menu…

Celebrating Joy Through Art with Mina from EWBA
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Celebrating Joy Through Art with Mina from EWBA

Neighborhood Washington, DC art always grabs my attention. Nationally, DC is visually portrayed with grand photos of recognizable monuments almost exclusively. Don’t get me wrong, I never get tired of the beauty on the National Mall, but I don’t want the creativity and color of our many neighborhoods to get lost.  So, when I started…

Crumb and Clover Brings a Taste of Joy to Leesburg
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Crumb and Clover Brings a Taste of Joy to Leesburg

Crumb and Clover Brings a Taste of Joy to Leesburg Long time baker Rachel Franco recently founded Crumb and Clover to bring delicious cookies and joy to the DC area. Even with all the challenges that come with launching a business during a pandemic, Rachel knew this was the right move for her. I had the pleasure…

Whink’s Coffee Brings a New Perspective to Home Brewing
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Whink’s Coffee Brings a New Perspective to Home Brewing

“Coffee doesn’t have to be transactional,” Michael and Kayla Hinkle, Founders of Whink’s Coffee tell me. “If you are going to drink it every day, it should be great coffee.” Michael and Kayla are native Virginians with a love of high-quality, single-sourced coffee that supports farmers and sustainable growing practices. They recently launched Whink’s Coffee, an online store…