October is Urban Agriculture Month!

October Urban Agriculture Month 2021 is a celebration of the energy and dedication of all who volunteer or work to advance urban agriculture in Arlington!

How to Grow a School Garden Community

Growing school or community gardens is much more than growing vegetables. We are growing community, too. Join us for a two part workshop this week to explore how school gardens are contributing to building stronger, more resilient communities! 

Wednesday, October 27, 7:00pm – 9:00pm – virtual workshop REGISTRATION

Saturday, October 30, 9:00am – 11:00am at Hoffman-Boston Elementary School Garden REGISTRATION


All through the month of October:

Visit local Farmers Markets!

Arlington has three year-round markets and seven seasonal markets that you can visit during the month of October! Find your local market here!

Visit the Fairlington Small Space Garden and Plant Clinic and the Fairlington Farmers Market at the same time, Sundays 9-11.
Location: 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington, VA 22206

Visit the Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden at Potomac Overlook Regional Park Any Wednesday in October from 8:30am – 10:30am.
Location: 2845 N. Marcey Road, Arlington VA 22207

The Extension Master Gardener Help Desk is open to the public!  Staffed daily between 9:00 a.m. and 12 p.m., the Help Desk can answer questions about weeds, pest management and Identification, plant disease and identification of environmental or site management challenges to plant health.

The Help Desk is located at the Fairlington Community Center 3308 S. Stafford St. Arlington VA 22312 703 228 6414.
Email questions and photos to mgarlalex@gmail.com.

FREE Urban Agriculture and Best Practices Presentations on Demand at the https://MGNV.org website:


Partners

Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture Logo
Virginia Cooperative Extension Logo
Arlington Public Library

      

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