Port Towns Farmers Market
The Port Towns Farmers Market is off and running, providing fresh local produce, tasty local foods, cooking demonstrations and kids fun each Saturday 10-1! Make a visit to the market part of your Saturday routine and support your local farmers and food system! Location: Emerson Street & 58th Ave., Bladensburg.
Apprenticeships & Internships
Now is the time to apply for an apprenticeship or internship with ECO! We are now accepting applications for our Fall/Winter season, September to March, for both the Edmonston Farm and the Bladensburg Farm . Learn first-hand about the inner workings of and urban farm alongside our farm managers and staff. Click here to learn more about this opportunity and how to apply.
Upcoming Composting Course
ECO is is offering a community composting course Saturday, October 3rd from 10am-4pm that will deepen your knowledge and appreciation of soil as the most important player in farming. This course will include a walk-through of components and processes of composting combining lecture and discussion with hands-on experience. Also, the course will cover the benefits & production of vermicomposting. Click here to learn more about the course and how to register.
Summer Youth Program
ECO’s Seed2Feed Summer Youth Program has come to a close. This summer we hosted two groups of youth for 6 weeks, providing learning opportunities and fun with urban farming, nutrition education, food preparation, food systems, bee keeping, field trips and artistic expression. Browse through our photo galleries to see all of the fun from this summer.
ECO City Farms serves the community and without the incredible help of volunteers like you, we could not exist. Volunteer days are Saturdays from 9am to 12pm. 1st and 3rd at the Edmonston Farm and 2nd and 4th at the Bladensburg Farm. For more info on what to expect, visit our Volunteering page. Also, check our Upcoming Events page for any cancellations or rescheduling.
Riverdale Park Farmers Market
ECO City Farms sell its produce at the Riverdale Park Farmers Market Thursdays from 3-7pm. Enjoy live music and pick up fresh produce for dinner. Come visit our stand and chat with farmer Deborah about what’s in season and share your yummy recipes with Amanda.
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