The D.C. State Fair is becoming a little less Petworth and a little more Portlandia.
The fair, which started in 2010 to showcase D.C.'s home growing/baking/crafting talent, will take place Sept. 20 at Old City Farm & Guild on Rhode Island Avenue. There, the District's picklers, knitters and gardeners will convene for a veritable Pinterest board of categories: "Funkiest looking vegetable." "Jam & jelly contest." There's even a contest for "Hats for newborns. To continue reading this post, which 1st appeared in The Washington Post, click here.