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A field trip to Lynchburg Grows

ECO City Farms Staff and New and Immigrant Farmer Trainees took a field trip this past weekend to Lynchburg Grows, an Urban Farm in Lynchburg Virginia.  Lynchburg Grows operates an incredible farm on a 6.5 acre former rose growing operation and greenhouse complex in the thriving little post-industrial city of Lynchburg in southern Virginia.  The farm …

Happy Holidays!

The days at the farm have been less busy now that winter is here. The crops are growing, but more slowly than during warmer months (they take almost three times longer to reach the same size). We are still harvesting for our restaurant-customers and we are also working on improving the technical functioning of the farm. The Urban Farmer training classes …

All the Leaves are Brown, on a Winter’s Day

We’re in our first week of December, and it’s finally gotten really cold here in Edmonston, MD, with the temperatures reaching only the 30s-40s during the day! At the entrance to the ECOfarm stand our solar panels with rooster perched on top. Some people from the College Park area are getting here by bike along the Paint Branch Trail. This …