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Our Vision for the Future of Urban Agriculture in Arlington

At our December 12, 2018, meeting, we explored the progress made in the past five years since the County’s issued its Urban Agriculture Task Force Report (we’ve made a lot progress – read our blog). We then looked toward the ...
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Arlington Urban Agriculture – Look How Far We’ve Come!

At our December 12, 2018, winter meeting, we asked County Board Member John Vihstadt who chaired the County’s Urban Agriculture Task Force 5 years ago, and Kim Haun, Urban Agriculture Coordinator, to give us an update on how far we’ve come ...
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FOUA’s First Annual Golden Radish Award: Puwen Lee

It gives us great pleasure to present Puwen Lee with our first annual Golden Radish Award, recognizing her extraordinary contributions to growing urban agriculture in Arlington. Puwen was an original member of the Arlington County Urban Agriculture Task Force, and is an Arlington ...
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A Celebration of Arlington Urban Ag – Dec 12th!

Look How Far We’ve Come! When: Wednesday, December 12, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Where: Arlington Central Library Learn about the progress we’ve made in urban agriculture in Arlington in the past 5 years! Join the discussion about FOUA’s goals and future ...
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Fall FOUA Events!

FOUA Social Hour, Thursday, Sept. 27, 6:30 – 8:30pm at Trade Roots in Westover. RSVP today! START YOUR OWN FARM, new book by Forrest Pritchard and Ellen Polishuk Thursday, Sept. 20, 7:00pm at One More Page Books Tuesday, Sept. 25, 7:00pm at Arlington ...
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Highlights from Beyond Farmers Markets: A Look at Food Hubs

At our spring meeting on May 10th at the Arlington Central Library, we had a lively discussion about changes in local food delivery systems. We explored food hubs and regional trends, and discussed how we get nutritious food to all.  We ...
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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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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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