From: Common Good City Farm
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Good City Farm Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 3:48 PM Subject:Welcome to Common Good City Farm!
We hope that you enjoyed your recent visit to the
farm for our Spring Potluck (recipes coming soon!). We wanted to
take a moment to tell you about Common Good City Farm and how you
can get involved in 2017. If you haven't already done so, we
recommend that you sign up for our monthly
e-newsletter so you can stay up to date
with all the fun things we are doing! We hope to see you on the
farm again soon for one of the upcoming events listed below.
Join April Rameé of Antler Alchemy for a workshop
series to learn how to use herbs medicinally. The next workshop in
the series - Creating an Herbal Journal and Sacred Plant Diets - is
on Sunday, June 4 from 3-5pm. Register here!
Save the date! Common Good is partnering with the
United Way NCA and hundreds of other DC-area nonprofits on Thursday, June 8
for Do More 24, a 24 hour giving day. Help us reach our goal of
$1,500 to build our new storage structure by donating here on June or making an advanced donation now!
Common Good City Farm (CGCF) is a non-profit
organization with a mission to create a vibrant, informed, and
well-nourished community through urban farming. Founded
by community members in 2007, CGCF is a place where community
members can source fresh food, see sustainable urban agriculture in
action, and gain exposure to concepts and skills to lead healthy
lives. We actively engage with all members of our diverse community
and create opportunity for connections on our farm, while
emphasizing intensive vegetable production and modeling best
practices in sustainable urban agriculture.
growing over 6,000 pounds of food each year to share with our
More than a
farm, we are an outdoor learning center serving all ages.
Seed to Table Workshops Adult
education workshops are offered at the farm throughout the season.
Topics include urban gardening, cooking and nutrition, herbalism,
beekeeping, and sustainable urban living. LEAF After-School Program Every
Wednesday & Sunday from 4:30pm - 5:30pm our youth program
provides hands-on farming, cooking, eating, & fun! This free
program is designed for 6-12 year olds. No registration required. Little Farmers A 1 hour
farm-to-school inspired enrichment activity for children 18 months
to 3 years old and their parent/guardian. Sessions held every
Monday at 10am (except for holidays). $5 suggested drop-in fee. Farm Field Trips Schools and
other youth groups in the DC metro area can visit the farm for a
field trip to learn about food, farming, and engage in hands-on
Our half-acre urban farm
demonstrates sustainable urban farming techniques. Not just
veggies, our site includes a fruit orchard, beehives, a high
tunnel, and a neighborhood compost cooperative
Work Days Come join us
on the farm for our community work days on June 25 and
September 30. Enjoy some fresh air and get out in nature with your
neighbors. And don't forget to put the rest of our monthly community events on your calendar!
interesting in composting their food scraps may join our compost
cooperative after attending a short training.