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Whitney Pipkin

Whitney Pipkin

Whitney Pipkin writes about food, farms and the environment as a freelance journalist based in Northern Virginia. Her freelance work has appeared nationally in The Washington Post, National Geographic, Smithsonian Magazine and Civil Eats and in regional publications such as Virginia Living, Northern Virginia Magazine and Arlington Magazine. She also is a staff writer at the Chesapeake Bay Journal, covering the nation's largest estuary. Pipkin served as guest editor for Edible DC’s summer 2016 issue focused on how to eat with the Chesapeake Bay in mind. She lives with her husband, 3-year-old daughter, 6-month-old son and mischievous dog in Springfield.  

Salad bars come to Fairfax County schools.

Photo by Whitney Pipkin

Letting students in Fairfax County elementary schools choose their fruits and vegetables can make eating them more fun. more

Food & Dining

FarmRaiser School Funding

Photo courtesy of FarmRaiser

Business offers alternative to the sugary sales pitch with products from Alexandria businesses and more. more

Food & Dining

Salad bars come to Fairfax County schools.

Photo by Whitney Pipkin

Letting students in Fairfax County elementary schools choose their fruits and vegetables can make eating them more fun. more

Food & Dining

Together We Bake

Photo courtesy of Together We Bake

The products are the delicious fruit of an organization that’s focused on empowering women who have been previously incarcerated, homeless or otherwise disadvantaged. more

Food & Dining

A Night Out at Nasime

Photo by Whitney Pipkin

The highlight of the meal on a wintry night is a steaming hot pot teeming with noodles, assorted mushrooms and mussels. more

Restaurants

PX Cocktail

Photo by Whitney Pipkin

Prohibition-era vibes add a certain je ne sais quoi to an evening’s libations in Alexandria. more

Food & Dining

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These women's hands form every piece of homemade pasta on the menu. more

Restaurants

Mia's

Photo courtesy of Alexandria Restaurant Partners

Look for this new Italian restaurant to open in the next few months. more

Food & Dining