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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 on June 4, 2021. This tour will feature homes with energy-efficient technologies, solar panels, and green renovations; watershed-friendly gardens, native plants, rain gardens, ...
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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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Join the fun at the Pepper Fest at the Potomac Overlook Park Organic Demonstration garden this Saturday! Master Gardeners will be there to give advice on growing peppers. And you'll get to sample peppers! Virginia Cooperative Extension - Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia ... See MoreSee Less
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ICYMI SustainableScoop created a great video of our July 26 ribbon cutting for Project HUG -- our demonstration urban garden in Virginia Highlands Park in partnership with Livability 22202, National Landing BID, Arlington County Parks and Recreation and several community volunteers! Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less
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Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture
Friends! Join the Plot Against Hunger glean team this Tuesday and help feed our neighbors in need! Info & sign up here. ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Events

  • Lubber Run Farmers Market

    September 18, 2021  8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Barrett Elementary School, 4401 N Henderson Rd, Arlington, VA 22203, USA

    Lubber Run Farmers Market, Barrett Elementary School, 4401 N. Henderson St. & George Mason Dr
    Saturdays, April – November, 8 am – noon

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  • Cherrydale Farmers Market

    September 18, 2021  8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Dorothy Hamm Middle School, 4100 Vacation Ln, Arlington, VA 22207, USA

    The Cherrydale Farmers Market is open, Saturday mornings, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon). Market location is in the courtyard on the southeast face of the Dorothy Hamm Middle School. This year’s market will conclude in November, the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

    Parking: If driving, please park curbside along Lorcom Lane or Military Road and walk down Vacation Lane to the school & market. Parking is also available in the school parking lot across Vacation Lane on the north side of the middle school. Market Parking is not allowed on Vacation Ln. Biking and walking to the market are strongly encouraged!

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