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Fall 2013 Urban Farming Class – Recap

ECO City partnered with nearby Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) to host the fall Urban Agriculture class. The intensive course – 22 hours held over three days – gave students a broad from composting and seeding, to marketing and building a hoop house. Below are photos from the second day of the course. Christian led the morning …

Farm Talk: Reinal “Roy” Caspari

On a mild Saturday morning, I drove to the newly launched Hollywood Farmers Market. I was looking for Roy, an Indonesian man who was selling his produce at the market. I had no idea what Roy looked like, but knew that he was an ECO Farms “success story,” according to Amanda – ECO Farms’ Operation Manager. I navigated the loose grid of tables, …