Category: Cool Customers

Hometown Voices: Beautiful Borscht!

We recently received an email from customer Wilson, who took a cue from our menu and embarked on an adventure in soup! Check out his version of the classic borscht (beet) soup. I saw the borscht for sale and was inspired to make my own. I used the food from Hometown Harvest, and also one […]

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DC VegFest: Our Plant-Based Hometown

A day dedicated to learning about plant-based and vegetarian food around the DC area, DC VegFest 2013 was one of the most fun events we have participated in! Hosted by Compassion Over Killing and founded by the Vegetarian Society of DC, this Saturday marked the 16th anniversary of this great community event, and the first […]

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30 Days of REAL Changes!

Our first ever Hometown Harvest 30 Days of Real Food Challenge was a huge success for many families in the DC-VA-MD area! Not only were we able to give our local farmers and producers a strong start to the 2013 season (despite crazy weather!), we also got out in the community to spread the message […]

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The Chicken DOES Come Before the Egg

Did you know that chickens are NOT vegetarians? Chickens, like many humans, are omnivores who feast on bugs as well as grain feed sources. Scratching around in the dirt for bugs helps the chickens stay fit, keeps their immune systems healthy, and ensures that their eggs are full of nutrients. But what happens when the […]

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Healthy Choices, Healthy Kids!

As of today there are over 120 KIDS all around the MD-DC-VA region taking our HH30Days real food challenge along with their parents, and we think that’s pretty cool. It is so important that kids today learn how to make healthy eating choices as early as possible, especially with all the super-processed foods marketed directly […]

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A Great Start to #HH30Days!

What a great day, Harvesters! Not only did we have perfect weather for our ribbon cutting in Frederick, but we heard from so many of you as you started your real food journeys! From blog posts to Facebook messages to tweets (#HH30Days), you guys sounded off on some of the tasty meals you’d whipped up, […]

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Crockpot Squash from Facebook

At SMV, we LOVE our customers because they are chock full of great ideas and information. Below is a wonderful recipe for cooking winter squash in a crockpot, posted to Facebook from our customer P. Allen Anders. “Sign of fall: acorn squash from South Mountain Veggies. If you got it in you bag & don’t […]

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