Plot Against Hunger

Growing Produce, Growing Community at Walter Reed Annex

August 15, 9:56 am

As head gardener Catherine Connor puts it, growing fresh produce for AFAC is also an exercise in growing community at Walter Reed Annex garden. This season both regular volunteers and…

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Boy Scout Builds Little Seed “Libraries” for Eagle Scout Project

August 15, 9:56 am

Inspired by the success of the “little free library” movement https://littlefreelibrary.org/, Thomas Jefferson high school student Oliver Hayman has recently built three little seed “libraries” for his Eagle Scout project.…

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Marymount Gardeners Foil Wire Worms and Deer

August 15, 9:56 am

The garden at Marymount University has already sent 200 pounds to AFAC from their early crops: radishes, beets, carrots, collards, and kale.  Now at mid-season, they are watching their zucchini,…

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Deer Invaders No Match for St. Andrews Gardeners

August 15, 9:56 am

The large garden at St. Andrews Episcopal Church has made a strong start this season. Volunteers from the church garden have already donated close to 500 pounds of produce for…

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New Westover Library Garden Benefits from NACDS Volunteers

August 15, 9:56 am

Since the beginning of May, volunteers from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) have been providing valuable assistance at the Plot against Hunger garden at Westover Library. Head…

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County Compost Used for AFAC Gardens

August 15, 9:56 am

Arlington County is turning trash into treasure by growing thousands of pounds of fresh produce for a local food bank using compost from residents. Last February, Arlington’s Solid Waste Bureau…

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Garden Talk Resources 2019

August 15, 9:56 am

Seed Starting Irrigation Overview Creating A Self Watering Container RAIN SHED & RAIN BARREL PLANS Irrigation Buckets Foraging for Wild Edibles

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Presentations from 2019 Spring Garden Kickoff

August 15, 9:56 am

Keynote Address: Samantha Kuhn and Mike Smith from J.K. Community Farm  How and Why We Grow for AFAC: Sue Howell: 1,000 Pounds a Year for AFAC Catie Christiaanese: Clarendon United…

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Plot Against Hunger Celebrates Most Successful Garden Kickoff Ever

August 15, 9:56 am

Over 100 enthusiastic gardeners turned out for Plot against Hunger’s Spring Garden Kickoff on Saturday March 2 at Central Library.  After welcomes from Becky Halbe, Puwen Lee, and Arlington County…

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