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Breaking Bread With the Congenial Chef Charley

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For Whole Foods' Chef Charley Woolverton, food is more than culinary art­—it is a bridge between people that builds community.

Charles Woolverton believes his talent for cooking could be genetic. From an early age, Woolverton, aka the affable Chef Charley at Whole Foods Market in the Kentlands, served as sous-chef to his mother, an English chef trained in French cuisine.…

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FrogWatch Reports Spring Peepers Frogs and toads are more than a welcome sign of spring. Their presence is indicative of the health of local waterways. Last year, Montgomery County joined the FrogWatch USA volunteer frog and toad monitoring program and…

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Winter Farmers Market Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion Enjoy winter vegetables as well as produce grown in local greenhouses. Other items may include meat, breads, crab cakes, soups, dips and spreads, pickles, crepes, cupcakes and cookies, scones, eggs,…

Surfing the Turf: It’s Not a War

Turfgrass was the talk of the Tuesday Topics series at the Gaithersburg Community Museum on April 14. Typically, the sessions feature local historians, authors and re-enactors, but that evening, Eric Wenger, president of Laytonsville-based Complete Lawn Care, offered homeowners an…

Heather Zindash … The Soulful Gardener

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A pollinator returns to the spring garden.

Master Gardener and naturalist Heather Zindash really digs cultivating a soulful and inspirational outdoor environment for the visitors and inhabitants she welcomes to her yard. Armed with the tools of her trade and a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic…

Mike Janus Is ‘On the Road Again’

Mike Janus

Willie Nelson’s refrain, “On the Road Again,” could be the theme song for Kentlands resident Mike Janus who has added Uber driver to his list of credentials. A former federal prison administrator, Janus has found many avenues to travel since…

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Proposed Publications Merger Meeting on April 22 The Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) Board will hold a public meeting on April 22, 7:30 p.m., to discuss the pros and cons of merging the Town Crier with The Town Courier. The suggested…