Grow Your Own Food

We want to help you to grow fresh produce for your family!

Whether you are an experienced gardener or a newbie, you can grow your own food! Check out the resources below and view our How To Garden videos to get you started or to refine your gardening skills.

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Resources for Gardeners

Vegetable Gardening & Produce Harvest, Storage & Transport Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (MGNV) both offer gardening resources: MGNV – FREE Online Classes (class videos posted to MGNV website) MGNV – Select On-Line References for Kitchen Gardening VCE ...

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 ...
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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 ...
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Winter is the Time to Read a Good Book on Farming & Food

Winter is a time when we put our gardens to bed and have time to read a good book on farming and food. To help you find that good book, here are a few of our favorite book lists: Food ...
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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; ...
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