UMD students are organizing Ride4ECO to raise funds build a bikestop at ECO. Support ECO at the March 17 St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser at Franklin’s Brewery! And don’t miss Ride4ECO on May 3. See more info on a video and pledge support.
ECO just finished site plans for its Bladensburg Farm and is looking forward to bringing fresh produce to area residents. It recently held a public meeting to ask for input.
Learn to Grow
ECO has two great upcoming classes to engage and instruct about urban farming, including our three day intensive training.
Keep up to date on ECO’s work on our
ECO City Farms is an nonprofit organization focusing on community food issues in Prince George’s County and the greater Chesapeake foodshed. Our core operation is an urban farm in the working class town of Edmonston, Maryland. We demonstrate the community empowerment, economic development, job training and community health benefits of growing chemical-free food in urban/suburban environments, close to those who will eat it.
ECO City Farms’ focus is on the communities of the Prince George’s County (MD) Port Towns of Edmonston, Cottage City, Colmar Manor, Bladensburg and surrounding inner beltway areas communities with little to no access to healthy food. We seek to create community where residents have greater access to affordable, healthy foods and enhanced opportunities for active living.