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Food in the City

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Union Market 1309 5th Street NE Washington, DC 20002

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Washington, DC is gaining attention for its new food scene, and the city's great neighborhoods are helping making that possible.

Join us for a panel discussion and reception about the intersection of smart growth development and DC's burgeoning food community. Weigh in about how small businesses are changing real estate, and how the city can support food industry entrepreneurs through better development. Leading the conversation will be:

You can find a preview of the conversation on our blog: DC's food entrepreneurs and the neighborhoods they call home.

Union Market is a 0.5 mile walk from the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station.

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This is the second in our series of "In the City" events in which we highlight how small businesses across many sectors are connecting to neighborhoods and different kinds of city spaces.Our first event focused on tech startups—read more here.