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Marymount University Promoting Urban Farming!

Our extremely popular Potting Kit Giveaway is back for a second year. Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture has teamed up with Marymount University again to promote gardening in small spaces. With assistance from Rooftop Roots, students started basil seedlings and on ...
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Beyond Farmers Markets: A Look at Food Hubs – May 10th

Come to our spring meeting to learn about changing local food delivery systems. We’ll explore food hubs and regional trends, and discuss how we get nutritious food to all. WHEN: Thursday, May 10, 7 – 8:30 pm Networking and display ...
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FOUA Winter 2018 Meeting: Climate Change & New Board Members

Our Winter 2018 meeting on Climate Change, Agriculture and Our Food was well attended. Our panel presented a wide range of information on climate change impacts on food plants, pests and production, plant variety changes, techniques to address the coming ...
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AFAC Spring Garden Kickoff 2018

The Arlington Food Assistance Center’s “Plot Against Hunger” program will host a Spring Garden Kickoff on Saturday, February 10th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The event will take place at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 4000 Lorcom Lane, Arlington, VA 22207, home of ...
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Winter is the Time to Read a Good Book on Farming & Food

Winter is a time when we put our gardens to bed and have time to read a good book on farming and food. To help you find that good book, here are a few of our favorite book lists: Food ...
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Climate Change, Agriculture and Our Food

What will change? How can we adapt? Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 7:00-8:30pm Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington (Near Virginia Square/GMU, Ballston/MU Metro Stations) Networking & Display Tables at 6:30 pm. New FOUA Board Members will be ...
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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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