Category Archives: Urban Agriculture

October is Urban Agriculture Month!

October is Urban Agriculture Month!

Urban Agriculture Month will shine a spotlight on the significant role urban agriculture plays in our regional and local food system. The events will also highlight our local urban agriculture response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

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High-Rise Gardening: Nine Native Perennials to Brighten Your Balcony

Soaring above the horizon of Arlington County are thousands of high-rise apartments with balconies that can easily be transformed with Northern Virginia native plants into beautiful little gardens in the sky. Continue reading

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A Green Oasis in the Heart of Arlandria

The Dale St Community Garden, located at 65 Dale Street in Alexandria, is a thriving new example of a green and lovely garden spot that not only offers local residents space to grow crops and flowers but also teaches sustainable gardening practices and the benefits of fresh food and the uses of native plants. Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture: Come Grow With Us!

Urban Agriculture: 2019 Winter-Spring Classes

Arlington Sessions:
2/25 (6:30-8:30 pm)
3/25, 4/9, 5/21 (7-8:30 pm)
Westover Branch Library 1644 N. McKinley Rd.
4/30 (7:00-8:30 pm)
Shirlington Branch Library 4200 Campbell Ave.

Alexandria Sessions:
2/23 (10:30 am-12:30 pm)
3/23, 4/6, 5/11 (10:30 am-12:00 pm)
Burke Branch Library 4701 Seminary Rd.
4/27 (10:30 am-12:00 pm)
Barrett Branch Library 717 Queen St.
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