Tag Archives: Edmonston

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 …

Hot (inside) and Cold (outside)

This Saturday the weather was beautiful and we accomplished a lot with the help of a surprise volunteer group from the University of Maryland’s Social Justice Initiatives program, a part of TerpCorp that engages students in the community to address current issues facing society: We finished putting the plastic covering on all of the hoophouses! …

It’s Good to Get Your Hands Dirty

The farm felt strangely empty after having welcomed 80 visitors last Saturday. Nonetheless, we had a great time and got a lot of work done! While PGCC’s Urban Commercial Agriculture class was learning part 2 of composting at the Cherry Hill Composting site, our regular volunteers and new quests from the University of Maryland’s Terps for …