Speed dating fits a picky crowd short on time, working crazy hours, and with very specific desires and needs who can’t waste time talking to the wrong person. Upon arrival at local restaurant Birch and Barley, 75 toques and purveyors each received about a half dozen matches based on questionnaires they filled out plus a nametag with icons developed by local-agriculture specialists Greenease representing the items they were buying or selling, from microgreens to chickens to cheese.
Arcadia provided the all-important beer and technology–#Farmer Chef2014.
appreciates about the occasion, it’s that he and other producers get to avoid the logistical nightmare of driving into the city and making the rounds at each restaurant — an undertaking that often involves a few parking tickets.“If you take a look at the expenditure that most small businesses have in terms of trying to build wholesale clients first, it’s a lot in terms of just travel and physical labor,” said Liberson, whose vinegars are used in restaurants such as Minibar and Pineapple and Pearls.
For the month of Valentine's Day, join us for a special speed-dating book club and meet other literary-minded singles in DC.
Like all speed dating sessions, participants will have the chance to meet multiple people through a series of speedy dates with others. in good library fashion, a book will be the common discussion topic. We will host at our good neighbors Pound the Hill, and strive for a friendly and relaxed vibe for people to get acquainted and discuss these entertaining stories.