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Plot Against Hunger Garden Roundup 2014

Cooler temperatures and adequate rain through late August helped support a good growing season for the Plot against Hunger Program. We sponsored a “meet and greet” session at the Central Library in March to demonstrate gardening techniques, distribute seeds, and share information among current and aspiring Plot gardeners. Chrissy Miller’s...

Featured Volunteer – Gina Jagim

  Gina has been volunteering with AFAC for over a year now and has already racked up over 250 volunteer hours. She was first introduced to AFAC after viewing the film, A Place at the Table, at the Bethel United Church of Christ. “A Place at the Table is a...

Featured Volunteer – Geeti Bawa

Geeti was first introduced to AFAC about 20 years ago through DC Cares and has been actively volunteering with AFAC for the past 12 years. Geeti can be seen here at AFAC supervising bagging groups at night and at some of our special events and fundraisers, like our Spring Carnivals,...

Featured Volunteer – Audrey Morris

Audrey has been volunteering with AFAC for over 2 years. She learned about AFAC’s needs and services as a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington and the Arlington County Urban Agriculture Task Force. In addition to volunteering at our garden at Arlington Central Library, Audrey was instrumental in...

Featured Volunteer – Leon Scholfield

Leon has been volunteering with AFAC for about 3 years. So far in this calendar year alone, Leon has donated over 250 hours of his time to AFAC. You can often find Leon hanging out here at AFAC with Wayne as they deliver food to our offsite distribution locations. On...

Participating Gardens – 2013 St. Andrews Report

  St. Andrew's Episcopal Church St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church “Plot Against Hunger” 2013 Season Report St. Andrew’s sponsors a large “Plot Against Hunger” to grow fresh produce for the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) for distribution to low-income Arlington residents. AFAC is a community-based non-profit organization that provides supplemental groceries...

Participating Gardens – 2013 Arlington Central Library Report

ARLINGTON CENTRAL LIBRARY Wrapping up the Season AFAC Plot Against Hunger Vegetable Garden at Arlington Central Library The organic vegetable garden at the Arlington Central Library was started in the spring of 2010 to complement the library’s “Arlington Reads Arlington Grows” Program on Sustainability.  The Library Garden vegetables are grown...

Participating Gardens – 2014 Rock Spring Report

  Rock Spring Congregational UCC Church Plot Against Hunger Garden At Rock Spring Congregational UCC Church 2013 End of Season Report Rock Spring Church continued and augmented its small raised-bed garden on church grounds in 2013, continuing a project of many years standing. The garden is part of the Plot...

Participating Gardens – 2013 American Legion Report

American Legion Post 139 2013 Season Report AFAC Plot Against Hunger Vegetable Garden at the American Legion Post 139 Submitted by: Erica Antonson, AFAC Garden Coordinator November 2013 The AFAC Plot Against Hunger vegetable garden at the America Legion Post 139 was begun in June 2012.  All produce grown at...