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Northern Virginia Groups Host October Urban Agriculture Month Events

For immediate release October 1, 2020 Media contact: Aisha Salazer, asalazar@vt.edu Robin Broder, 703-786-8172, robin.broder@arlingtonurbanag.org Northern Virginia Groups Host October Urban Agriculture Month Events Urban agriculture groups responded to COVID-19 crisis to provide food to families in need This year’s ...
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What to Grow & How to Package It

Spring Beets Lettuce Spinach Collards Kale Carrots & radishes Summer Tomatoes Peppers (all kinds) Cucumbers Summer Squash Green Beans Kale Winter Winter squash Dried herbs Collards Radishes Kale Turnips White potatoes and sweet potatoes Other Garlic & onions Hard fruit ...
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Resources for Gardeners

Vegetable Gardening & Produce Harvest, Storage & Transport Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (MGNV) both offer gardening resources: MGNV – FREE Online Classes (class videos posted to MGNV website) MGNV – Select On-Line References for Kitchen Gardening VCE ...
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October Urban Agriculture Month 2020

Urban Agriculture: Resiliency Rooted in Innovation This year’s October Urban Agriculture Month theme is Urban Agriculture: Resiliency Rooted in Innovation. The October events will shine a spotlight on the significant role urban agriculture plays in our regional and local food system. Several urban ...
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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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Gleaning winter squash tomorrow and 4 additional days this fall! Sign up today! It's a great volunteer opportunity for groups! We've gleaned 20,000 pounds so far this year. Hep us reach 30,000 pounds! ... See MoreSee Less
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Open House at Highlands Urban Garden (Project HUG) – Saturday, October 23, 10:00am – 12:00pm. Come help us celebrate our one year anniversary! Location: Virginia Highlands Park (1600 S Hayes St., Arlington, VA 22202) next to the tennis courts. October Urban Ag Month events arlingtonurbanag.org/oct-urbanag-month-2021/National Landing BID Livability 22202 Arlington County Parks and Recreation ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture
Kids love #covercrops! The volunteer garden team had a terrific morning work session at the Hoffman-Boston Elementary School garden. This is a mix of rye grass, hairy vetch, daikon radish, & peas. Cover crops help to protect the soil over the winter, increase nutrients, and keep water in the ground below.🌿🌱🌿🌱🌿🌱#schoolgarden #urbanagriculture #covercropping #volunteergarden #plotagainsthunger #fooddonation #urbanagmonth #arlingtonva ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Events

  • Lubber Run Farmers Market

    October 23, 2021  8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Barrett Elementary School, 4401 N Henderson Rd, Arlington, VA 22203, USA

    https://lubberrunfarmersmarket.org/

    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

    October 23, 2021  8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Dorothy Hamm Middle School, 4100 Vacation Ln, Arlington, VA 22207, USA

    https://cherrydalefarmersmarket.org/

    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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