Food Day- Oct 24th
Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Saturday, October 24th from 2-5pm, come visit the home of the Port Towns Farmers Market (a block away from our Bladensburg Farm) in Bladensburg, MD to celebrate Food Day with ECO City Farms! We’ll have music, food, farm tours, a farmer photo booth, apple tasting, face-painting and other activities for kids, cooking demonstrations and our famous smoothie bike. This event is free.
Fall/Winter Farm Share
ECO City Farms Fall/Winter season farm share offers weekly bags of locally grown produce to Prince George’s County residents. Each week contains a different mix of produce, depending on what is in season. The taste, freshness and nutrition of locally grown, fresh picked produce can’t be beat. Support your local farm economy and and support your health with an ECO farm share! New this Fall! – Biweekly Egg Share, add locally produced free range eggs onto your selected share every other week for an additional cost.
Upcoming Composting Course
ECO is is offering a community composting course Saturday, October 3rd from 10am-4pm that will deepen your knowledge and appreciation of soil as the most important player in farming. This course will include a walk-through of components and processes of composting combining lecture and discussion with hands-on experience. Also, the course will cover the benefits & production of vermicomposting. Click here to learn more about the course and how to register.
ECO City Farms serves the community and without the incredible help of volunteers like you, we could not exist. Volunteer days are Saturdays from 9am to 12pm. 1st and 3rd at the Edmonston Farm and 2nd and 4th at the Bladensburg Farm. For more info on what to expect, visit our Volunteering page. Also, check our Upcoming Events page for any cancellations or rescheduling.
Riverdale Park Farmers Market
ECO City Farms sell its produce at the Riverdale Park Farmers Market Thursdays from 3-7pm. Enjoy live music and pick up fresh produce for dinner. Come visit our stand and chat with farmer Deborah about what’s in season and share your yummy recipes with Amanda.
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