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October 28, 2017


Thanks to KIND and Dawson's Market for the healthy food donations!

Thanks to Modern Market for sampling their salads!

Thanks to Galley for sampling some of their offerings!

Thanks to Denise Cumor and her team from the TPSS Co-op for sponsoring the Takoma Park Community Kitchen cooking team and hosting a table with kids vitamins!

Darline Thomas of Dawson's Market teaching "Fruit Salad for Kids"

Hira Chowdhary (left) teaching "Plants Sciences and Raw Foods"

Competition Winner, Chef Bev Coleman of Gypsy Diva Fresh and her team representing Team TPSS Co-op/Takoma Park Community Kitchen.

The winning entree: Pineapple Tomato Chicken Skewers with Spanish Rice and Parmesan Kale Salad
Chef Fernando Correa of Embassy Suites by Hilton Convention Center wtih his team.

Chef Phillip Thompson of Capital Hilton with his team.

Jessica Braider of the Six O'Clock Scramble teaching "Raising Healthy Eaters: How to Win the Mealtime Wars"

Melissa Brescia teaching "Back to the Basics: Eating a Whole Foods Diet"

Heart Warriors Yoga with Beatrice Spadacini

Hira Chowhary teaching second session of "Plant Sciences & Raw Foods"

Risa Elias teaching "How to Eat on the Go, But Still Eat Healthy"
Common Threads' Sigita Clark teaching "Find Out Which Foods are Whoa, Slow and Go"

Gioconda Padovan teaching "Cook it and Try It: Quinoa Salad"

Marla Hollander, RFKM Board Member, leading the Stakeholders Forum on School Food.

Silent Auction check out with Lilian de Jonge, RFKM Board member, Jenny Yang, RFKM Intern, Gioconda Padovan, RFKM Board Member, and Lindsey Parsons, RFKM Executive Director

Joe Hawkins, RFKM Board Member

County Councilmember George Leventhal, Advisory Board Member, RFKM

Lindsey Parsons, Executive Director, RFKM



"I'm a pediatrician. If I have patients with health issues, I am currently not able to recommend that they buy lunch in the school cafeteria. The food that I've seen in the elementary school was unappetizing and a fair amount of it ended up in the trash. It is a shame and a huge waste of an opportunity." 
- an RFKM supporter


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