Author Archives: Antonio Hernandez

Community Nutrition Workshop | Town of Colmar Manor

  ECO City hosted a Community Nutrition Workshop at Colmar Manor’s Community Center. The presentation focused on key topics of food nutrition: decoding food labels, how to meet daily nutrient requirements, as well as ways to make lifestyle changes. Families, community members, representatives of the Prince George’s County Health Department, …

First Volunteer Day of 2014 – Edmonston Farm

The first volunteer day of the 2014 Open Volunteer season started with a great group of hands! Thank you Kelsey, Allie, and the sisters of Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, Incorporated from nearby University of Maryland. The harsh winter made it hard to do a lot of housekeeping in the hoop houses. Thanks to our volunteers, we will be ready to do a lot of …

Autumn Woods Public Meeting – February 2014

The ECO Farms staff hosted a successful public meeting with the residents of the Emerson Woods in Bladensburg. With our newly built community garden just across the street, we wanted to introduce ourselves to the residents, educate them about the mission of the garden and give us feedback on what they wanted from ECO and how they could contribute. Mayor …