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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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Take Action By Mar 25 to Save Virginia Farmer Markets

As a supporter of Virginia’s Urban Agriculture food economy, you understand the singular role Farmers Markets play to both consumers and food producers. Farmers Markets provide a source of fresh, nutritious and sustainable food to the local community, and are the ...
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Golden Radish Award: Kirsten Conrad

Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture on December 12th will present Kirsten Conrad with our 2019 Golden Radish Award to recognize her significant contributions to growing urban agriculture in Arlington. RSVP today! Kirsten Conrad joined the Arlington Office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension in ...
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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 Landing BID Livability 22202 Arlington County Parks and Recreation ... See MoreSee Less
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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

    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

    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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