Author Archives: kennethjamesmoore

About kennethjamesmoore

One of DC State Fair's founders and past-president

2013 Photography Contest Finalists

Congratulations to the 2013 Photography Contest Finalists! The first-, second-, and third-place winners will be announced at the Fair tomorrow at 3 PM. Come by and see the winning photos on display! Goat Mower by Carly & Art Photo by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

For the love of pickling

Guest post by Emily Burrows, a food preserver and Pickle Contest judge. Pickling is an ancient art grown out of necessity: the need to preserve the harvest, the fundamental need to maintain nourishment throughout the year. Before the days of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Volunteer at the Fair

You can get involved in this volunteer-run event and celebrate DC! DC State Fair will take place on Saturday, September 28, from 11 AM to 5 PM at the Barracks Row Fall Festival. We need your help in making this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Contest Entry Deadlines Extended!

We want to see the competition heat up, so we’re giving you more time to enter our contests! But don’t wait, because many contest entry deadlines are this weekend. The Jam/Jelly, Sewing, Pickle, Knit/Crochet, and Cupcake contests have extended their … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Get Your Entries In!

DC State Fair contest registration is open, but many contests’ entry deadlines are approaching. Whether you plan to enter our artistic, crafty, or culinary contests, head over to our 2013 Contests page to start the process now! Some contests, such as the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Prepare for the Fair: Bikes, Poems, Seeds, Sun

Guest post from DC Public Library, which is partnering with DC State Fair to offer workshops and events. DC’s not a state yet, but it has a state fair and a state library: the DC Public Library. Here at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Homegrown DC: Tomorrow!

DC State Fair will be joining the fun at the first-ever Homegrown DC, put together by our friends at the Neighborhood Farm Initiative, Common Good City Farm, and Old City Farm & Guild. It’s tomorrow, September 7, from 4 to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Hop on your bike and tour school gardens

The annual DC School Garden Tour is almost upon us, and there are some tickets left for avid cyclist-gardeners! The ride is Sunday, September 8, starting at 11:30. BicycleSPACE and DC’s School Garden Program from the Office of the State … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Basil Bonanza

Join City Blossoms this Friday for their 4th Annual Basil Bonanza! Celebrate this most versatile and delicious herb by bringing a basil dish to share. RSVP on City Blossoms’ Facebook event, or e-mail info@cityblossoms.org to let them know you’re coming!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Learn How To Keep Bees In DC

Were you inspired by the honey entered in last year’s Honey Contest? Are you excited to raise your own bees in the city? A free* six-session course in Columbia Heights will give you all the details you need to grow … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment