Category Archives: Events

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 Fundraiser @ Fox’s Barn | Hyattsville, MD

More than 90 friends and family of ECO City Farms attended “Evening in the Garden,” raising nearly $7000. The event, the first of its kind, was hosted by __ , owner of historic Fox’s Barn. The bee-themed event – complete with bee-stamped name cards, ECO honey jars, and gold accents – brought together ECO’s long-time …

Urban Agriculture Class – Spring 2014

Thank you to all the students (and now graduates of) our Spring 2014 Intensive Urban Agriculture class. Over the three-day course held the first weekend of April, students, both veteran farmers and novice gardeners alike, learned everything from soil management and garden maintenance to marketing and seed planning. As shown in the photos above (click …