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 plans! Find out who will receive FOUA’s first annual Golden Radish Award — Recognizing a …

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Fall FOUA Events!

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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 Central Library Arlington/Alexandria Urban Ag Summit, Friday, Oct. 5, 9:00am – 3:30pm, St. Andrews Episcopal …

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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 April 25th will distribute Potting Kits to lucky commuters at the Ballston and Clarendon Metro …

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

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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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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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Panel Discussion: Waste Not, Want Not Solutions to Prevent Food Waste

Learn how organizations are trying to solve the problem of food waste on national and local scales and how you can get involved at home, school, or at work. Thursday, December 1st 6:30pm Meet & Greet and Culinary Demonstration 7pm Panel Discussion Arlington Central Library Auditorium 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington VA Featuring: Claudia Fabiano, …

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