Tag Archives: urban farming

Seed2Feed: Collages-in-Progress

As part of ECO City’s Seed2Feed summer program,  I am leading the collage-making sessions. Using recycled cabinet doors as canvases, the students will incorporate their past experiences with recycling, what they have learned at the farm, and their vision for a future with zero waste. The students have the option to use a variety of materials: …

Port Towns Day 2013

This past weekend, our Technical Advisor, Benny, as well as Gül from the Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), represented ECO City at the 17th Annual Port Towns Day. Hosted by the towns of Bladensburg, Colmar Manor, Cottage City and Edmonston, the event attracted hundreds of people from all over the area for a day of …

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, …