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FOUA Victory Gardens Mid-Season Report

The last three months have been a whirlwind of activity as we’ve transformed four classroom instruction gardens at Hoffman-Boston Elementary, Wakefield High School, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, and Tuckahoe Elementary into scalable ‘urban farm’ sites to support our community’s food ...
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Press Release: Victory Gardens at Arlington Public Schools Donating to Local Food Pantries

Community-led initiative has goal to produce 2,500 pounds of fresh vegetables. Victory gardens poster by Wakefield student Renee Whiffen (Arlington, VA) In response to the COVID-19 global health crisis, Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture (FOUA) is working to support and ...
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Statement of Solidarity from Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture

Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture would like to address the latest events surrounding the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and many other unarmed black people. These events are symptomatic of deep-seeded institutionalized racism that have infested the ...
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Take Action: Virginia’s Farmers Markets Should be “Essential” Businesses

In Governor Northam’s Executive Order, he did not deem farmers markets as essential businesses like grocery stores. Instead, they were classified the same as restaurants and bars. Subsequent guidance clarified that farmers markets can remain open but under strict restrictions ...
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Our Community Responds to the COVID-19 Health Crisis

As our community responds to the COVID-19 global health crisis, we hope that you and your family stay safe and healthy. Now more than ever, it is evident that a resilient and sustainable local community is important to our health, ...
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Food & Financial Assistance Resources in NOVA

Thanks to Arlington Virginia Cooperative Extension’s Master Food Volunteers program for compiling this helpful list of resources for those needing food and financial assistance during this time in Northern Virginia. Also information from Virginia Tech on food safety and disinfection and CDC. This ...
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