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Farm to School Visit to Piney Branch Elementary

Last week ECO staff joined Crossroads Community Food Network for a visit to Piney Branch Elementary School. This farm-to-school visit was meant to educate the fifth grade students about sustainable farming and healthy eating. First, Farmer Deborah gave the students a glimpse of our Edmonston farm through pictures and discussion. They talked about the …

Jack-O-Lantern Toss & Composting

Here at ECO, we try to take to advantage of every opportunity to transform others’ waste into treasure. In this case, the waste was jack-o-lanterns left over from Halloween, and our treasure is compost! Together with the Food Equity Council, we invited folks from the community to throw, drop and otherwise catapult their decorative pumpkins for …

Food Day 2014 – Photos

^ Click on the photo to view the image gallery. ECO City’s Food Day 2014 celebration was an immeasurable success. Hundreds of people, of all ages, nationalities, color and creed our arrived at our Edmonston farm for an afternoon celebrating local food, arts and businesses. A special thanks goes out to our vendors and partners, including longtime …