Stuff the Bus

[ 0 ] September 14, 2011 |

Picture of Spike Mendelsohn on Stuff the Bus via GoVenga

This weekend yours truly will join the areas top chefs and celebrities for Stuff the Bus.  Stuff the Bus is a mobile fresh food drive that will benefit DC Central Kitchen and is hosted at each stop by the areas top celebrities including Chef Mike Isabella, Darrell Green and ABC’s Cokie Roberts.  The food drive begins this weekend @ the H Street Festival and concludes @ Truckaroo on Friday, September 30, 2011.  I am asking any and everyone to stop by the truck during that time and either bring a donation from home or buy produce from the virtual store at the bus.*  Additionally, for every person who downloads Venga (*free and takes <30 secs to download) during the food drive, Venga and Monster.com will donate a fresh food meal (*$2.50 for every download which is the approximate cost of the meal).  I will host the bus on its first stop on Saturday, September 17, so definitely stop by to meet me and most importantly donate.

Can’t make it out on Saturday?? Then visit Stuff the Bus and look for the “Donate Now” button.  During checkout, in the “How did you hear about Stuff the Bus?” section, don’t forget about me: Fill that part in with “Johnna of Johnna Knows Good Food”.

*Virtual Store Donation: For example, a $5 donation to DCCK means they will be able to buy a ½ dozen heads of hydroponic lettuce, $10 = 1 free rang e roaster chicken, $25 = 1 case of plump Shaenandoah Valley tomatoes, and $50 = 80 servings of pasture raised, hormone free, local ground beef.

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Category: Announcements, Food.Fun.Stuff., Washington D.C.

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Washington, DC and North Carolina. All three places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. Johnna is currently airing on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host.

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