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Introducing FOUA’s Inaugural Board of Directors

Electing our first Board of Directors in May takes FOUA a giant step forwards. It was enabled by adoption of our Bylaws in December 2016 and replaces the Steering Committee. Our first meeting in June started with the election of ...
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Organic Wastes – Will They Feed Our Future? – May 17

Wednesday, May 17, 7 pm at Arlington Central Library Auditorium Panel – What becomes of our wastes? What is the future? What we can do better?  Relation to our Food Supply County Solid Waste Bureau Organics Collection Biosolids Entrepreneurs Schools/Residential ...
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AFAC Spring Garden Kickoff 2017

Growing food for our neighbors in need Saturday, March 18th, 10 am – 1 pm Arlington Central Library (Auditorium) 1015 N. Quincy Street, Arlington VA 22201 Presentation: “The Central Library gardens and their Role in Building Community” Margaret Brown, Manager, ...
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Panel Discussion: Waste Not, Want Not Solutions to Prevent Food Waste

Learn how organizations are trying to solve the problem of food waste on national and local scales and how you can get involved at home, school, or at work. Thursday, December 1st 6:30pm Meet & Greet and Culinary Demonstration 7pm ...
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Permaculture & Controlling Insects – July 19

Tuesday, July 19th, 7 – 8:30 pm Arlington Central Library, Auditorium, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington VA Panel: Permaculture for Sustainable Food Systems – Danielle Wyman-Castellano Mosquitoes vs. Pollinators: Controlling mosquitoes without harming people, pollinators or other critters – Kirsten ...
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Friends of Urban Agriculture Quarterly Meeting – May 10

Join us for our quarterly meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 7-8:30 PM at Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy Street. Learn more about our organization and the volunteer opportunities we have available. Listen to three outstanding speakers explain where Arlington’s food is ...
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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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