Eco Chic

Spring has finally sprung! As the last dredges of winter make their way out, and we can finally begin to stop and smell the roses, it’s also a good time to remind ourselves to take the time to appreciate our beautiful planet.

April 2018 Around Town

The graduation rate for Montgomery County Public Schools remains steady at nearly 90 percent and is significantly higher than the state of Maryland public school average.

Room to Grow

Perfect for those who don’t necessarily consider themselves “gardening-inclined,” but also like to keep live decorations in various parts of the home, succulent plants are generally low-maintenance and come in an array of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Grow them in unique containers—from coffee tins to books or shoes—for eco-themed decor you actually have to put in some effort to…

Potomac Farm Market

Every June is the start of a new season at Potomac Farm Market, where keeping the produce fresh and locally sourced is proprietor Steve Magassy’s recipe for sustainable success.

Savory East Vegan Pho with Blackened Tofu

Kianna Shepherd, a veteran vegan, sourced local farmers markets for the fresh ingredients needed to prepare a vegan spin on pho, a popular Vietnamese dish. Heighten the traditional flavor by substituting the protein with tofu, adding herbs like basil, cilantro and mint, and mixing in apples and ginger. This combination of flavor enhancements complement each other and give the broth an element of sweetness while…

Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid

The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is distinguished by one thing above all: Zero room for compromise. This is confirmed by 462 horsepower of pure sports car performance. The 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 engine alone produces 330 horsepower, showing that power output is not a mere afterthought.

Freshfarm Nourishes Consumers’ Bodies and Hearts

At one time or another, everyone has found themselves at a Freshfarm farmers market stocking up on goods from the local nonprofit, whose farmer community generated nearly 11 million in revenue through markets in 2017, including nearly $100,000 in matching dollars to recipients of nutrition benefit programs, allowing them to double their spending power and bring home fresh fruits and…

Potomac’s Guide To Smart Gardening

‘Tis the spring season, and the town of Potomac is in full bloom. As everyone gears up to revive their garden from the cold winter, Teresa Speight, local gardening extraordinaire and blogger-in-chief of Cottage in the Court, hand-picked her choice tools for smart and efficient spring gardening.