Plot Against Hunger

March Showers bring April Gardeners!

September 26, 11:03 am

March showers bring April gardeners.  This is the busy season! In February and March, AFAC gardeners were out and about, puttering in their gardens, sowing seeds indoors, removing early spring…

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Walter Reed Garden at Work in March

September 26, 11:03 am

On Saturday, Noah Sampson, a senior at Wakefield High School, in pursuit of his Eagle Scout merit badge, brought a dozen fellow scouts to prepare a site for three new…

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Farmer’s Market Season Recap: 2016

September 26, 11:03 am

  AFAC has concluded our pickups at local farmers’ markets in Arlington for the season. This year, we were able to pick up 69,183 pounds of farm fresh produce that…

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2016 End of Season Report – First Presbyterian Church of Arlington

September 26, 11:03 am

Audrey Morris reports that the four raised beds and bean pole made for a happy-looking First Presbyterian Church Garden this season, despite the hot, dry summer. Once the hot days…

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2016 End of Season Report – Arlington Central Library

September 26, 11:03 am

Head gardener Audrey Morris reports that Central Library’s season started with seeding cool weather crops in March in the brick-walled bed outside the Auditorium. This area in general worked well…

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2016 End Of Season Report: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

September 26, 11:03 am

St. Andrew’s has been sponsoring a “Plot Against Hunger“ garden for 9 years and our partners at AFAC note that the garden fresh vegetables are well received and greatly appreciated…

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2016 End of Season Report – Organic Vegetable Garden at Potomac Overlook

September 26, 11:03 am

Judy Johnson, one of the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia who maintain the Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG) in Potomac Overlook Regional Park, reports that so far this year the garden…

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2016 End of Season Report: Rock Spring Church

September 26, 11:03 am

Head gardeners Bob and Judy Johnson report that through October, the Plot against Hunger garden at Rock Spring has donated 150 pounds of food to AFAC from the raised beds…

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10th and Barton Garden October 2016 Update

September 26, 11:03 am

The community garden at N. 10th and N. Barton Streets has two Plot against Hunger beds. One is a small plot just inside the fence of the community garden, and…

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