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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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Kraus Farm Donating Seedlings!

Kraus Farm is partnering with Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture to ensure ALL members of our community have access to fresh produce. And with the pandemic at our heels, this is more important now than ever! You can purchase plants ...
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Plot Against Hunger 2021 Spring Garden Kickoff

Feeding Our Community, One Garden at a Time Spring Garden Kickoff: March 13 from 10:00am – 11:30am: Join us for a virtual program with remarks from Arlington County Board Chair Matt de Ferranti and County Board Member Libby Garvey, discussions ...
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Plot Against Hunger Finds a New Home in 2021

(Arlington, VA) This month, the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) will transition ownership of its Plot Against Hunger program to the Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture (FOUA). Since its inception in 2007, over 600,000 pounds of fresh produce has been ...
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Filling a Raised Bed Garden

Here are some tips and resources for when you need to fill a raised bed vegetable garden: START YOUR BED WITH LASAGNA GARDENING METHOD (aka SHEET MULCHING) Lasagna gardening is a no-dig, no-till organic gardening method that results in rich, ...
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2020 Golden Radish Awarded to Rock Spring Church!

At our 2020 Annual Meeting in December, we were very honored to award Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ with our Golden Radish Award. When the Plot Against Hunger program had to suddenly pivot when AFAC was unable to ...
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Upcoming Events

  • Arlington Courthouse Farmer's Market

    April 10, 2021  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Arlington County Courthouse parking lot North Courthouse Road and North 14th Street

    Run by Community Food Works Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon (Jan. 2-April 9) and
    Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon (April 18-Dec. 26).

    http://www.community-foodworks.org/arlington-courthouse-market/

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  • Columbia Pike Farmer's Market

    April 11, 2021  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Pike Park - Columbia Pike and South Walter Reed Drive

    Year round Market. http://www.columbia-pike.org/fm-pike-park/
    We feature produce, meats, and dairy products from our region’s top local vendors.
    We also have a variety of local artisans selling everything from homemade cleaning products to jewelry. Discover something new from week to week!
    We welcome SNAP EBT customers! Receive $10 in additional market $$ for a $10 or more SNAP-purchase!

    Check out the brochure for this farmer's market: http://columbia-pike.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/FarmersMarketBroch_R9Web.pdf

    In addition to street parking, ample public parking is available across the street from the market on the first underground level of the Halstead’s parking garage S. Walter Reed Dr. (just south of the intersection at Columbia Pike).

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