The Natural Products Association is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the first-ever Farm to Fork Zone at the Taste of DC from Oct. 6 to 8 in Washington, D.C. NPA is sponsoring this event as a way to encourage restaurants to use locally grown ingredients. The Farm to Fork Zone will feature food from a variety of local restaurants, including Local 16, Ulah Bistro, Logan’s Sausage and other eateries.
“NPA is excited to join this extraordinary event and share the benefits of a natural and healthy lifestyle. We know that local, sustainable farming is a wholesome choice for consumers and a way for restaurants to show their commitment to healthful living,” said John Shaw, NPA executive director and CEO. “We’re looking forward to getting great food from some of our favorite restaurants, as well as talking to consumers about the importance of natural products and making healthy food choices.”
Stop by the Farm to Fork Zone this Saturday, Oct. 6, to meet with NPA leaders who will be there to show their support for local restaurants making the healthy choice to go local with their ingredients. NPA represents over 1,900 members with more than 10,000 locations of restaurants, retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of natural products, including foods, dietary supplements, and health and beauty aids.
Get featured resources and information for consumers at NPAinfo.org/consumers. Check out exclusive NPA Taste of DC Twitter updates at twitter.com/NPACEOJohnShaw.
Taste of DC is the area’s largest food, beer and music festival, hosting more than 50 local restaurants, more than 30 national and international beers, and all day live entertainment on Pennsylvania Avenue between 9thand 15thStreets. The Farm to Fork Zone will be open all three days of the festival, Oct. 6 to 8. Find out more at thetasteofdc.org.