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GWU Freshmen Service Day

George Washington University kicked off the fall semester by choosing ECO City Farms as one of the sites for the 6th annual Freshman Day of Service. 50 students, divided amongst both the Edmonston and Autumn Woods farms, participated. From painting shipping containers, for our soon-to-be kitchen/classroom hybrid, to constructed the base for a hugelkultur, …

ECO @ Riverdale Park Farmer’s Market – Summer 2014

According to recent predictions, we’re not due for the customary August heatwave, which is good news for our people, and our produce, who spend Thursday afternoons at The Riverdale Farmers Market. In the gallery below, you will see photos of some of the tastiest photogenic produce that ECO has grown, available at ECO’s booth. I tried …

Seed2Feed: Wrap-Up & Collages

ECO City’s Seed2Feed summer program culminated with a celebration of the students’ work and creative achievements. In the photos above, Regie Cabico preps the students for reciting their original poetry at the Riverdale Farmers Market. Some of the finished collages are shown in the gallery below. I was very impressed by the students’ …