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 tables at 6:30 pm WHERE: Arlington Central Library – Auditorium 1015 N. Quincy St. (free …

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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 changes, and the role of policy and governmental planning to steer change in practices. Kirsten …

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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 AFAC’s largest Plot Against Hunger garden. The Kickoff will feature: ·         Information about how Plot Against …

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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 elected at this meeting. Free and open to the public. Check our Facebook event page …

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Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit 2017

You are invited to the 2017 Virginia Urban Agriculture Summit October 5-6, 2017, a two-day summit for learning, networking & community-building Confirmed Speakers and Panelists: Keynote Speaker John Piotti, American Farmland Trust; Kimberly Niewolny, Beginning Farmer & Rancher Coalition Project; Rodney Taylor, Director Food & Nutrition Services, Fairfax County; Sally Schwitters, Tricycle Gardens; Joelle Robinson, …

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FOUA Presentation: What Healthy Soils Mean to You — and Beyond

What Healthy Soils Mean to You – And Beyond Saturday, September 16, 1:00pm – 2:30pm Arlington Central Library Come learn about what healthy soils mean to you, your health, your community, clean water and even climate change. We’ll have a few short films and a panel discussion with local experts on healthy soils in your own …

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Organic Wastes – Will They Feed Our Future? – May 17

Wednesday, May 17, 7 pm at Arlington Central Library Auditorium Panel – What becomes of our wastes? What is the future? What we can do better?  Relation to our Food Supply County Solid Waste Bureau Organics Collection Biosolids Entrepreneurs Schools/Residential Best Practices?

AFAC Spring Garden Kickoff 2017

Growing food for our neighbors in need Saturday, March 18th, 10 am – 1 pm Arlington Central Library (Auditorium) 1015 N. Quincy Street, Arlington VA 22201 Presentation: “The Central Library gardens and their Role in Building Community” Margaret Brown, Manager, Arlington Central Library (& garden partners) Learn about AFAC’s Plot Against Hunger gardens and how …

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