For anyone in the Maryland area, there’s a great potluck next weekend at Natural Zing Farm. Details are below, but check out their website for fantastic raw stuff. I heart them. :)
Organic Vegan Raw Food Potluck at Natural Zing Farm in Mount Airy, Maryland
Saturday, June 16th 3 P.M. – 9 P.M.
June Event Schedule and Highlights
Taste an array of living food dishes
4:00pm Food Prep Instruction with Chef Bliss
6pm Musical Performance by “Coven of One” w/special guests
“The North-American musician Nicoletta Stephanz, also known under the moniker
of Coven of One, is considered one of the top 3 theremin players
in the world and has toured supporting Edward Ka-Spel.” – Intuitive Music
Special guests include: Brazilian musicians Carlos Martins and Thomaz de Castro. Carlos is a midi guitarist (making his guitar sound like an endless supply of instruments and sounds) who began and led DC Artbeat, a DC art and music collective. Thomaz is a percussionist known for his berimbau and tablas playing.
8:00pm campfire / music circle
Enter to WIN PRIZES—every person bringing a dish is entered into a raffle to win a $30 gift certificate to Natural Zing and other door prizes.
Silent Auction! Lots of cool items including equipment, food, hemp clothing, jewelry, and more!
If you are planning to bring a dish: Please bring a dish that feeds seven. Bring a dish that is 100% living/raw vegan food, very preferably organic. Please provide list of ingredients. Ideas: salad fixings, fruit salad, or your favorite raw/living food recipe.
Natural Zing products will be on display.
Pre-event orders picked up at the event will receive 10% off for credit card/check, 20% off cash only (in stock items, not availible on specials or bulk discounted items).
To view products go to www.NaturalZing.com.
To place an order, you can either respond to this email or call @ 301-703-4116.
Please place order before 12 pm, Friday, June 15th.
A donation of $10.00 per person is requested if you do not bring a dish.
Wow, I had no idea that events like this were held in this area. I’d love to go, but unfortunately, I think I am already locked into some plans. It is my husband’s birthday weekend, and he doesn’t eat raw. Do you know if there will be any similar events scheduled in Maryland this summer?
I believe there’s another potluck in July. Click on the link for the Natural Zing website above and it’ll give you a list of events. :) Where in MD are you? We’re trying to get local potlucks together.
I live in Ellicott City, so I’m not too far from the place at all. See you there!
Shannonmarie, where in So. MD do you live? I grew up in Calvert County. :)
The e-mail I got from them indicated an event in July but didn’t elaborate…
The other event they listed was:
August 16th Event!
We’ll have two events in one day. First, we’ll host Laura Fox who will lead a 3 hour workshop /playshop titled “Anchor the Dream” starting at 11:30am. This workshop will help you develop your skills in manifistation. This workshop will start at noon and is $40/person. The Living Foods Event will follow at 3:30pm. Come for one or come for both.
RawVee, you grew up in Calvert County? That’s where I live now. I basically grew up here, too. I went away to college, then lived in the Salisbury and Northern Virginia area once I graduated, but I somehow found my way back. I guess it is because my family still lives here.
RawVee: We go to Reaching Hearts in Spencerville (not anything related to raw food). We also have several friends in MD – Greenbelt, Columbia, Silver Spring (to name a few). None are raw foodists… but I know a couple that are curiuos. One is even trying it out! :o)
Matt Monarch (dont’ really know much about him) is having a lecture in Fairfax June 30. (We are unable to attend though.)
Hello Marylanders. I actually live in Virginia… but I discovered Roots Market in Clarksville, MD on Clarksville Pike. I was there yesterday… and they have hard-to-find items like Umbe (sp?) plum, celtic salt, miso… and best of all, they have a pretty good selection or raw food (like germinated nuts, crackers, cookes) and even smart monkey bars. I loved the place… they have what raw-fooders want to buy. They’ve been there for some years now and I just discovered! If only Great Sage vegan restaurant (just next door) had a good raw food dish. Then there’s natural home next to that… and Bark (natural food for pets) next to that.
Hello to all my neighbors! I’ve been perusing this site for a month now since going raw and found this site a blessing in helping me on my journey. I’m ecstatic to learn about local events such the one RawVee posted and to learn that there are several raw foodists in my area. I live in Lorton, Va (stationed at Fort Belvoir) and have yet to meet anyone in my daily life that lives the raw food lifestyle (though I am working my hardest to convert some). Thanks for starting this post RawVee, and thanks to all the goneraw posters that have been silent assistants in helping me down this path. Blessings!