Plot Against Hunger 2021 Spring Garden Kickoff

Feeding Our Community, One Garden at a Time Spring Garden Kickoff: March 13 from 10:00am – 11:30am: The Plot Against Hunger kicks off the 2021 growing season with its annual Spring Garden Kickoff on Saturday, March 13th from 10:00am – 11:30am. While the Plot Against Hunger program may have a new home with Arlington Friends …

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2020 Golden Radish Awarded to Rock Spring Church!

At our 2020 Annual Meeting in December, we were very honored to award Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ with our Golden Radish Award. When the Plot Against Hunger program had to suddenly pivot when AFAC was unable to support it due to the pandemic, Rock Spring Church opened their doors to provide space …

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FOUA Annual Meeting: Growing the Future

This year has been like no other. As an all-volunteer nonprofit with a shoestring budget, we are proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish with your help and in partnership with several Arlington groups, schools and businesses. We invite you to join us (online) on Tuesday, December 8th at 7:00pm for our annual meeting. At our …

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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 agriculture, food security and garden groups in northern Virginia have come together to offer a …

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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 September of 2007. As the Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Kirsten leads these …

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FOUA Winter Meeting: What Our Region Grows

Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture’s winter meeting on Thursday, December 12 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the Central Library will highlight our regional food system and recognize local leadership in the urban agriculture movement. “What Our Region Grows” – Lindsay Smith and Brian LeCouteur of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments will present their “What Our Region Grows” report …

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Accelerating Urban Agriculture in Arlington – Oct. 3rd

October Urban Agriculture Month Kickoff Event & Social Hour on Oct. 3rd Join Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture at Barley Mac in Rosslyn on Thursday, October 3 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm for food and refreshments, and to learn how we can accelerate urban agriculture initiatives in Arlington. Special guest speaker Wythe Marschall, a national expert in vertical and indoor farming, will lead …

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How We Can Grow the Next Generation of Urban Farmers

Arlingtonians young and old gathered at Ashlawn Elementary School on April 11th for Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture’s presentation on “Growing the Next Generation of Urban Farmers.” We had an inspiring discussion on future urban farmers in the area and how children, students, families, teachers, schools, PTAs, and communities can increase outdoor learning and local …

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Growing the Next Generation of Urban Farmers

Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture invites you to our next public meeting at Ashlawn Elementary School (5850 8th Road N, Arlington) on Thursday, April 11th, 6:30-8:30pm. The theme of the event is “Growing the Next Generation of Urban Farmers”, an in-depth discussion on future urban farmers in the area and how children, students, families, teachers, …

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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 Healthy Community Action Team member and a Master Gardener. Most people know her work at …

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