Get some fresh air and learn how to start your own organic garden at the Rappahannock Farm Tour this weekend.    
Make banh mi at home.

Is a foodie call the next booty call?
Looking for some DC area Oktoberfest parties? The Going Out Gurus’ Fritz has a solid round up
Thanks to the high amounts of fruits, veggies and fish we consume, DC has been ranked the #1 brainiest state in America. (And yeah, we’re brainy enough to know DC isn’t a state but who are we to complain when a compliment is involved?)

Endless Simmer has the scoop on the world’s biggest pie fight
Macheesmo makes a 5-spice popcorn.
Two Taste Buds tries Zaytinya
Young & Hungry covers the Sou’Wester opening party
Moroccan-spiced roasted veggies from Gradually Greener