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Washington, DC LFRV

To meet low fat raw vegans living in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Northern VA. For support in succeeding with an 811rv lifestyle & to meet friends who share this passion.

Location: Washington, DC
Members: 92
Latest Activity: Jul 4

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Bike BWI

Started by Hummingbird. Last reply by Hummingbird Jun 22. 9 Replies

Anyone up for a bike around BWI in MD one Saturday? If you haven't ridden there yet, they have excellent trails. It's just under 11 miles for the loop, has a few hills, and passes by some horse…Continue

Memorial Day Meet-up

Started by majalya. Last reply by Rohan Singh May 21. 2 Replies

Hi! Anyone up for a Memorial Day potluck picnic in the DC area? I was thinking maybe Constitution Gardens. I would love to meet fellow fruit bats.Continue

Meetup?

Started by Cristina Isabel. Last reply by Freshenista Dec 30, 2013. 1 Reply

Hey! Anyone interested in getting together to eat some fruit sometime in these next couple of weeks?

Walk for Farm Animals this Saturday in DC!

Started by Daniel Oct 29, 2013. 0 Replies

Hey guys,I am going to be walking in the annual Walk for Farm Animals this Saturday at West Potomac Park, put on by Farm Sanctuary and would love it if some 30BaD friends would join me in supporting…Continue

Tags: walk, for, animals, sanctuary, farm

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Comment by Erin Summer on July 18, 2012 at 2:25am

Hey everyone! We should have our own mini- woodstock fruit festival in July or August for a day or two, camp out and have everyone bring lots of fruit and meet new people. If anyone is interested in a meet up like this, let me know - we'll make a plan!

Comment by James Testerman on June 22, 2012 at 7:23am

@anabea- i'll have to check it out. I can get jack fruit and durians at an asian market in ellicott city, md. Lotte i believe it is. ill keep you updated if i find anything else. 

Comment by anabea on June 20, 2012 at 9:28pm

@james - haven't found anything.  I have found a "russian" market that sells fruit cheap.  It isn't organic though.  I have been buying cases of golden mangoes at whole foods that isn't too expensive and they have been glorious after a couple of weeks of ripening.  Also, Trader Joes has some organic fruit and greens and that hasn't been very expensive.  They sell by the case, but I found out that there isn't a price break for them.  If you find something, will you let me know? 

Comment by Tara J Petite (Food Fog Gal) on June 20, 2012 at 4:00pm

I get them wholesale through our produce co-op, and they're still $2+ each.  He must have some good connections!  :-)

Comment by James Testerman on June 20, 2012 at 3:22pm

Anyone know where to buy fruit in bulk in the bmore area? cheap! LOL. or not. :) I hear DTM say he's finding cases of coconuts for pennies on the dollar. 7 to ten dollars a case. every where i go they are 3-4 dollars a piece. 

Thanks, James

Comment by Freshenista on June 5, 2012 at 6:46am

Not sure if anyone will see this, but I overbought at Class Produce and would love to make up a small "order" from someone to pick up from me in North Arlington (Clarendon area). Priority for me is to move watermelon (mini) and red grapes, although I'm happy to share Valencia oranges, peaches, mangoes, grape tomatoes, and bananas as well. All organic except mangoes. Probably easiest if you email me at cg [at] carynginsberg [dot] com with what you want and when you can come. (I work from home, so flexible on pick-up.) I can give you the prices based on what I paid. If you have last week's list, that's it.

Comment by Latoya Lynn Stewart on May 11, 2012 at 11:31pm

Thank for the responses :D!!!

Comment by Tara J Petite (Food Fog Gal) on May 11, 2012 at 9:00am

Lotoya, I do a small wholesale produce co-op/buying club out of my garage up here in Hagerstown.  Check out Four Seasons Produce and you could start your own buying club down there... $500/order minimum, and it's pretty much everything you could find in a grocery store... they supply the major chains, like Giant and Martins... tons of organic options, too...  They also sell organic dates by the pound or 11 pound boxes.   Tuscarora Organic Growers Cooperative is great, too, for more local stuff  during the late Spring to early Fall.  They have $150/order minimum, and generally have a good selection of greens and in season fruits, like apples, pears and berries, and citrus during the winter.    If you (or anyone) want some suggestions on how to get started with a buying club, let me know.   I'm sure it would thrive down there...  We don't have much (any) of a raw food community up here, so our buying power isn't as great, but I manage to get what I need.   :-)

Comment by Chantal on May 11, 2012 at 5:32am

Latoya, when I'm in DC MOM's is my favourite organic health food store to go too. They have a bunch of MD locations and they're super friendly. I'm sure you could get bulk fruits from them!

Comment by Chantal on May 11, 2012 at 5:31am

I grew up in the DC area (Rockville, MD) and then just moved back to Canada after two years of grad school in DC... so nice to see so many 811 from the DC area now :)

 

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