Plot Against Hunger

2020 Garden Talks Schedule

August 15, 9:53 am

March 11 Seed Starting & Plant Propagation Learn the best techniques for growing seedlings throughout the seasons. Free seeds. Bluemont Room. March 18 Vegetable Garden Design for Success Best location?…

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Spring Garden Kick-off

August 15, 9:53 am

On March 7 at Arlington Central Library, Plot Against Hunger presents the 7th Annual Spring Garden Kick-off featuring speakers, knowledgeable practitioners, free seeds, and demonstrations of garden techniques. The kick-off…

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AFAC’s Puwen Lee to Retire After Thirteen Years of Service

August 15, 9:53 am

November 8, 2019 ARLINGTON, VA – After 13 years working to bring fresh local produce to food insecure families, Associate Director of Programs and Plot Against Hunger Manager Puwen Lee…

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Sue Howell: Arlington Victory Gardener

August 15, 9:53 am

  What does one do after retiring from a demanding job at Georgetown University Hospital?  In Sue Howell’s case, it meant following an interest that began in childhood: gardening. After…

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Ava’s Sweet Potato Project

August 15, 9:53 am

Ava is a student at Thomas Jefferson Middle School. A few years back, she and her family grew and donated around 600 pounds of sweet potatoes to AFAC from her…

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AFAC Sponsors Garden Open Houses for Urban Agriculture Month

August 15, 9:53 am

September 20, 2019 ARLINGTON, VA – Several Arlington gardens will be open to the public during Urban Agriculture Month in October. In addition to a community garden, a schoolyard garden,…

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Garden Open Houses 2019

August 15, 9:53 am

Several Arlington gardens will be open to the public during Urban Agriculture Month in October. In addition to a community garden, a schoolyard garden, and a private residence, ten selected…

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Innovations Shine at Central Library Garden

August 15, 9:53 am

  With the help of its outstanding gardening team, Central Library has showcased several innovations this season. They upgraded the container area nearest the Library entrance with the gift of…

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Fall Preparation and Spring Rains Spur Abundant Growth at First Presbyterian Church

August 15, 9:53 am

Garden preparation at First Presbyterian started last fall with soil building through “lasagna” layering and the sowing of cover crops like vetch, crimson clover, and rye, according to head gardener…

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