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FOUA Annual Meeting: Gardens Grow Community

We invite you to our 2021 Annual Meeting, Wednesday, December 15 7:00pm – 8:30pm online. Our theme this year is “Gardens Grow Community.” As we all know, gardens grow more than vegetables. They build a sense of community, offer a ...
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Volunteer to Glean – Sign Up Today!

Happy Fall! We invite you to enjoy the fall weather and help harvest winter squash at a farm in College Park, MD in October and November for local food pantries. We’ve set up a schedule to harvest over the next 5 weeks. Please ...
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October Urban Agriculture Month 2021

October Urban Agriculture Month 2021 will be a celebration of the energy and dedication of all who volunteer or work to advance urban agriculture in Arlington! Schedule of Events Oct 2: FOUA Urban Ag Appreciation Day To launch October Urban Ag ...
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Students Call for Volunteers for School Gardens

Yorktown High School student Nate Hankins started a school garden with the help of other students to grow fresh vegetables for local food pantries through the Plot Against Hunger program. The Yorktown High School garden is one of several gardens ...
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School Garden Curriculum Resources

Resources compiled by Kyra Walker, Resource Teacher, Arlington Career Center, as her 2021 Summer Teacher Fellowship project. These resources were curated to assist garden club sponsors in finding resources to help begin and sustain clubs throughout Arlington County Public Schools ...
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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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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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