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Gleaning and feeding: Using leftovers from markets to feed the homeless

Gleaning: It's a term used when a farmer goes out to the field to reap what's left over from harvest. But for one D.C. nonprofit, it means so much more.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 11:48am EST

Tags: FreshFarm Market, food, Farmland Feast, Miriam

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'Yoga: The Art of Transformation' captures the breadth of the breath (Video)

"Yoga: The Art of Transformation" traces 2,000 years of yoga's history and the visual culture of yoga from a disciplinary perspective.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 02:15pm EDT

Tags: yoga, Smithsonian, art, exhibit, Geet Jeswani,

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Hobo: A homegrown business with international appeal

Hobo has become one of the most recognized names in women's accessories -- and the company got its start on a dining room table in Annapolis, Md.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 08:12am EDT

Tags: Hobo, Hobo bags, leather, handbags, Koren Ray, Annapolis

Weekend Events: Halloween, fall and film festivals

It's the weekend before Halloween, and the D.C. area's spirit is in full swing. This weekend promises costumes, treats and haunted festivities for all -- plus art and culture for those who prefer to wait until the 31st to go all out.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Tags: weekend, Weekend events, Halloween,

Good to go: Prevent fallout from 'falling back' with tips from experts

Sunday, Nov. 3 is a day many adults look forward to, and one many parents dread.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: Fall back, sleep, Parenting, daylight saving time, Good to Go, Katie Howard, children, time change

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'Howl'oween: Finding a costume and keeping your pet safe on Halloween

Halloween isn't just a holiday for humans. Many pets join in on the festivities, as well. But before you zip your four-legged family member in a costume and make it part of the party, keep in mind some of these safety considerations.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 06:07am EDT

Tags: pets, Dr. Katy Nelson, Halloween, costumes, dogs, Dr. Pawz, Dr. Paws,

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Weekend events: Snallygaster, art festivals

With weather projected to remain mild this weekend, and leaves transforming into fall colors, it's the perfect time to take advantage of outdoor events. And in the D.C. area, those events are all about craft beer and art.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 05:59am EDT

Tags: Weekend events, Snallygaster, festivals

From the dinner bowl, to the Super Bowl: Va. business competes for a commercial

An Alexandria-based company has a shot at landing a commercial spot during this year's Super Bowl.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 07:45am EDT

Tags: Mom Made Foods, frozen food, healthy food, kids, super bowl,

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Foodie Dice: It's time to take a gamble on dinner

Foodie Dice is just what it sounds like: A set of nine dice that come engraved with different foods in the categories of meats, grains/carbohydrates, herbs, seasonal vegetables, bonus ingredients and cooking methods.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 07:23am EDT

Tags: Foodie Dice, Kickstarter, food, cooking

What's causing your digestive discomfort? The answer might not be straight forward

It's not exactly a conventional conversation starter, but after Dr. Robynne Chutkan was routinely pulled aside by inquisitive women at soccer games, the supermarket, dinner parties and the yoga studio, she decided to tackle the hush-hush topic of gas and discomfort from bloating.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 02:05pm EDT

Tags: gas, bloating, health, Dr. Robynne Chutkan, food,

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