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Summer Volunteer Opportunities!

Updated: July 26, 2021 Summer is heating up and so is our need for garden volunteers! Sign up is required for all. When you sign up, please read special safety measures and other requirements for each opportunity. Rock Spring Church produce bagging site. The ...
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Highlands Urban Garden: Demonstrating Modern Sustainable Agricultural Practices

The Highlands Urban Garden, or Project HUG is revitalizing underused land near the tennis courts at Virginia Highlands Park, and illustrates how otherwise fallow spaces can be transformed into productive land that builds a vibrant ecosystem. The small-scale HUG will demonstrate ...
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Annual Green Home and Garden Tour 2021

We invite you to join us at the Annual Green Home and Garden Tour, taking place virtually in 2021. This tour will feature homes with energy-efficient technologies, solar panels, and green renovations; watershed-friendly gardens, native plants, rain gardens, rain barrels, ...
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Rock Spring Church Produce Drop Off Site – 2021 Season

Calling all Gardeners! Drop off your fresh garden produce to support local food pantries! Thanks to the generosity of Rock Spring Church, we will again be providing Produce Bagging for local gardeners starting in May. It’s a fun way to ...
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Project HUG Work Days

Things are starting to move quickly now on the Highlands Urban Garden in Virginia Highlands Park.  We are in Phase III and ready to plant.  Remember if you haven’t signed up to volunteer in the garden, you can do so ...
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Press Release: Plot Against Hunger’s Spring Garden Kickoff Begins March 13

Plot Against Hunger’s Spring Garden Kickoff Begins March 13 A week-long event includes online events and live gardening demos (Arlington, VA) The Plot Against Hunger’s annual Spring Garden Kickoff has a new look this year, with a week full of ...
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The HUG is now almost a year old, and we have already donated more than 100 pounds of produce to various charities, with the goal of reaching 500 by the end of the year. The pilot project has been very successful.We hosted a small media event to thank our donors, volunteers, and our contacts with Arlington County for their support. Our three main speakers were Carol Fuller for Livability, David Sachs for FOUA, and Arlington County Board member Libby Garvey. We followed with a harvest of produce available in the garden; red and green lettuce, chard, parsley, bok choy, beans, cucumbers, peppers, eggplant and herbs.Highlands Urban Garden (HUG) is a collaborative project with Livability22202 sponsored by the National Landing BID and Arlington County Department of Parks & Recreation to develop a demonstration urban garden. Project HUG showcases how community-driven agriculture can transform and enhance urban spaces, and demonstrates the power of partnerships across public, private, civic and non-profit communities. Virginia Highlands Park is located at 1600 S Hayes St, Arlington, VA 22202, between Pentagon City and Crystal City/National Landing.To learn more about the HUG and volunteer opportunities, please visit ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us Monday 7/26 at 10 am at the H.U.G.! We’re excited to formally introduce this garden to the community. We’ll get to work and harvest after some opening comments. All are welcome. Virginia Highlands Park, 1600 S Hayes St, Arlington. ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Events

  • Fairlington Farmers Market

    August 1, 2021  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22206, USA

    Fairlington Farmers Market, 3308 S. Stafford St. at Fairlington Community Center
    Sundays, May – October, 9 am – 1 pm

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  • Westover Farmers Market

    August 1, 2021  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    North McKinley Road & Washington Boulevard, N McKinley Rd & Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205, USA

    Sundays, open year round, May – November 8 am –noon, December – April 9 am – 1 pm

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