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2022 Garden Talks

Garden talks for May and June are listed below. Summer dates will be listed shortly. All talks are free and are sponsored by Friends of Urban Agriculture and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia. Garden Talks are at the Plot Against ...
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2022 Spring Garden Kickoff: Looking ahead to summer

May 21, 2022, Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington, VA COVID cautions – Mask requested indoors and whenever within 6 feet of others. Auditorium has air purification systems. Register form below.  9:45 am   Doors open – get ...
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Langston Boulevard Alliance Earth Day Street Festival – April 24

Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture is happy to be part of Langston Boulevard Alliance’s first annual Earth Day Street Festival on Sunday, April 24 from noon to 5:00pm in front of the Lee Height Shops. The Festival is a family-friendly ...
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Cure Winter Cabin Fever by Planting Peas & Lettuce

Blog by Kirsten Ann Conrad, Agriculture Natural Resource Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and FOUA Board Member Peas If you are tired of winter and hunger for spring, try planting peas as soon as the soil dries and the soil ...
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2022 Schedule for School Garden Monthly Calls

2022 FOUA-VCE Planning Calendar Monthly Garden Coordinator Zoom Calls Proposed Topics (3rd Wednesday each month) If you would like to join the meetings, fill out this form. Questions? Email schoolgardens@arlingtonurbanag.org. EVERY WEDNESDAY:   Starting next week, Wednesday, May 4, and continuing ...
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2021 Golden Radish Awarded to St. Andrew’s Church Garden of Hope

Friends of Urban Agriculture was very honored to present the 2021 Golden Radish Award to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church’s Garden of Hope at our December annual meeting. The Garden of Hope is a Plot Against Hunger garden that was originally ...
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Saturday garden work day!! Exciting things are coming this spring to Hoffman Boston Elementary School's three garden spaces! Join the team of community volunteers on upcoming garden workdays which will focus on:1. Restoring the National Wildlife Federation Habitat status to the Habitat Gardens 2. Clearing weeds and revitalizing the Memorial Garden and pond 3. Installing new raised beds and pathways to the Instructional & Butterfly GardenThe work will be hard, but rewarding. To join Garden Team HFB, sign up for a workday(s) here bit.ly/3EUd96VWant to help, but no time to volunteer? We will gladly accept native plants, packaged snacks/bottled water for work day crews, and garden tools!Contact Ilana Rea (garden@hfbpta.org) with any questions ... See MoreSee Less
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Alexandria Library is hosting talk May 5 at 8pm with Mr. Hiroki Fukuoka to discuss natural-farming and the "philosophy of nothingness" manifested in the practices and writings of his grandfather, Masanobu Fukuoka. In 1975, Masanobu Fukuoka's book, The One-Straw Revolution shared with the world, the radical idea of farming and living within the limits of natural boundaries. Register here: www.alexlibraryva.org/event/6193954.Alexandria Library ... See MoreSee Less
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Garden Talks are BACK! Starting on May 4, Wednesday Garden Talks start again at Arlington Central Library. All talks are free and are sponsored by Friends of Urban Agriculture and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia. Garden Talks are at the Plot Against Hunger Garden near the 10th Street entrance to the library (near the tennis courts). Click on link for info on scheduled talks.Virginia Cooperative Extension - Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Events

  • School Garden Coordinator Monthly Meeting

    May 18, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    1050 N Quincy St, Arlington, VA 22201, USA

    Here is the schedule of calls: https://arlingtonurbanag.org/2022-schedule-for-school-garden-monthly-calls/

    WEDNESDAY MONTHLY SCHOOL GARDEN COORDINATOR CALLS: In lieu of our monthly zoom meetings, we invite you to gather with us in-person at Arlington Central Library at 6:30PM next to the PLOT Garden, where we’ll be on hand for Garden Q&A for thirty minutes before the scheduled Wednesday Library Talk. For those of you unable to make it in person, we will also make this a Facebook Live event on the FOUA Facebook page. Initial topics include:

    May 18: Container & Balcony Gardening with Anne Reed

    June 15: Intercropping/Succession Planting with Judy Johnson

    July 20: Top 10 Vegetable Diseases with Kirsten Conrad

    [Topics for August and September TBD.]

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  • Garden Talks at Central Library

    May 18, 2022  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    1050 N Quincy St, Arlington, VA 22201, USA

    https://arlingtonurbanag.org/2022-garden-talks/

    All talks are free and are sponsored by Friends of Urban Agriculture and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia.  Garden Talks are at the Plot Against Hunger Garden near the 10th Street entrance to the library (near the tennis courts).

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