Fresh lettuce sits atop the Arcadia Food table at the inaugural festivities of a Farmers Market in Southwest D.C.
Despite the explosion of farmer's markets and grocery stores in the District, you'll still find quite a few "food deserts" in the nation's capital. A local nonprofit is trying to bring farmer's markets to communities that need them most by converting an old school bus in to a vegetable-oil-run, movable market. Reporter Marc Adams hopped aboard to find out more.
[Music: "Caravan" by Rachel Portman from Chocolat - Music from the Miramax Motion Picture]
Nelson Mandela is the former president of South Africa and famed leader of the anti-apartheid movement. Blogger and professor Sean Jacobs recommends three books that explore the leader's life and legacy in great detail.
Cookie-baking season is not complete without an offering from sisters Sheila and Marilynn Brass. The two Massachusetts recipe collectors recall the special holiday shortbread cookies they'd have as children when their Jewish family would go to the house of their Catholic friends, the Sullivans.
The funny live tweets coming from frozen supermarket pizza giant @DiGiornoPizza were a tasty highlight of the Sound of Music Live broadcast on NBC. Bad puns, silly lyric changes, and just plain clever comments earned the company more than 2,000 new followers in a single night.
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