Category Archives: Events

Ride4ECO May 3rd 2014

Thank you to all those who came out to the Ride4ECO and Open House on Saturday, May 3rd. It all started with a fun 5 mile bike ride from the University of Maryland to the farm in Edmonston.  We had over forty riders join! Bikers and visitors then converged at the farm for tours, smoothies made from our famous smoothie bikes and a silent auction. All …

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 …

Port Towns Day 2013

This past weekend, our Technical Advisor, Benny, as well as Gül from the Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), represented ECO City at the 17th Annual Port Towns Day. Hosted by the towns of Bladensburg, Colmar Manor, Cottage City and Edmonston, the event attracted hundreds of people from all over the area for a day of …