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 — a ‘snapshot’ of our region’s agriculture, including food production, demand and economic contributions. FOUA believes maintaining regional food-producing farms is key to having access to fresh, local food for all Arlingtonians.
  • Golden Radish Award – Our 2nd annual Golden Radish award will be presented to Kirsten Conrad, Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources for Arlington and the City of Alexandria, for her significant contributions to advancing urban agriculture issues, programs and enterprises in Arlington.
  • FOUA 2020 – Our Board of Directors will present plans for 2020 and how Arlington residents can get involved, plus election of new board members.

Event is free and open to the public.