ECO in the News

ECO City Farms in the News


En Root, The OutGrowth Monthly Newsletter 
Our Deputy Director featured as “The Sun Beam”, December 2017

Changing Food Deserts, One Hoophouse at a Time
Brown Paper Tickets’ Community Blog, November 2, 2017

7 Black-Owned Urban Farms Making A Difference In The DMV Area
Our Bladensburg Farmer, Fred James, featured on, August 2017

Hyattsville Wire’s Best of Route 1 Reader Poll 2017
Won “Best Community Supported Agriculture”, July 10, 2017

Oasis in a Food Desert
Featured on, February 19, 2017

The Transition to Urban Farming — Growing and Educating Together
Featured ECOLAB on Toward Ecological Civilization (ECOCIV)



Urban Farm is Also a Place for Teaching
Featured in Lancater Farming, July 30, 2016

Going to Market: Urban farm brings fresh produce from farm to fork
Featured in Hyattsville Life & Times, June 18, 2016


The Best Urban/Community Gardens and Farms In The D.C. Area
Featured in the dcist, May 22, 2015


2014 Good Food Org Guide
Featured in the Good Food Org Guide, October 27, 2014

Port Towns celebrate community camaraderie, healthy living
Featuring a quote from our Operations Manager, Amanda West, The Gazette, October 2, 2014

GW Gets To Work
Mentioned in GW Today, September 6, 2014

From seed to feed
Hyattsville Life & Times, August 14, 2014

ECO City Grows Great Food, Farms and Farmers
Highlights our 2014 SEED2FEED Summer Youth Program in The Washington Informer, August 13, 2014

To Heal DC segment on 2014 SEED2FEED Summer Youth Program, WPFW 89.3 FM, Washington, DC. August 11, 2014
To find the program, search for August 11th, 10am, program “To Heal DC”.


SYP 13 on WJLA July 2013

Farm celebrates Food Day
Hyattsville Life & Times, November 18, 2013

Local Grower Provides Produce to Top Eateries in DC
The Sentinel, September 27, 2013

Vegan restaurateur’s truck aims to make Prince George’s ‘food desert’ a little healthier
The Washington Post, September 12, 2013

Urban Farms Bloom in Concrete Desert
Voice of America, August 21, 2013

University of Maryland students go back to the land
Featuring ECO farm intern Anna Wallis. Washington Post, August 9, 2013.

USDA Labels Prince George’s County “Food Desert” –  Focuses on food desert issues and features ECO’s Edmonston farm. WRC- TV-4, Washington, DC, July 24, 2013.

Metro Connection segment on Summer Youth Program, WAMU 88.5 FM, Washington, DC.  July 19, 2013.

Eco City Farms helps children learn about healthy eating
Harris Heroes segment, WJLA TV-7, Washington, DC. July 17, 2013

Prince George’s farm camp helps students grow healthy eating habits – Washington Post, July 3, 2013





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