2022 Garden Talks

Garden talks for May and June are listed below. Summer dates will be listed shortly. All talks are free and are sponsored by Friends of Urban Agriculture and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia. Garden Talks are at the Plot Against Hunger Garden near the 10th Street entrance to the library (near the tennis courts).

2022 Spring Garden Kickoff: Looking ahead to summer

May 21, 2022, Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington, VA COVID cautions – Mask requested indoors and whenever within 6 feet of others. Auditorium has air purification systems. Register form below.  9:45 am   Doors open – get your seat, and browse tables in Auditorium 10:15 am General Session in Auditorium Matt de …

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Cure Winter Cabin Fever by Planting Peas & Lettuce

Blog by Kirsten Ann Conrad, Agriculture Natural Resource Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and FOUA Board Member Peas If you are tired of winter and hunger for spring, try planting peas as soon as the soil dries and the soil temperature reaches 40 degrees. Probably the most common variety is the shelling pea and the …

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FOUA Annual Meeting: Gardens Grow Community

We invite you to our 2021 Annual Meeting, Wednesday, December 15 7:00pm – 8:30pm online. Our theme this year is “Gardens Grow Community.” As we all know, gardens grow more than vegetables. They build a sense of community, offer a gathering place, supply nutritious food, and provide a space for respite and healing. We invite …

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Volunteer to Glean – Sign Up Today!

Happy Fall! We invite you to enjoy the fall weather and help harvest winter squash at a farm in College Park, MD in October and November for local food pantries. We’ve set up a schedule to harvest over the next 5 weeks. Please consider joining us for one or more trips. Carpooling can be arranged when possible. Volunteers willing …

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October Urban Agriculture Month 2021

October Urban Agriculture Month 2021 will be a celebration of the energy and dedication of all who volunteer or work to advance urban agriculture in Arlington! Schedule of Events Oct 2: FOUA Urban Ag Appreciation Day To launch October Urban Ag Month, Friends of Urban Ag is hosting a day of appreciation for everyone who works …

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities!

Updated: July 26, 2021 Summer is heating up and so is our need for garden volunteers! Sign up is required for all. When you sign up, please read special safety measures and other requirements for each opportunity. Rock Spring Church produce bagging site. The Rock Spring Church produce bagging site receives donated produce and distributes it to local food pantries. …

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