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info@dcurbangreens.org 

 

3779 Ely Place Southeast
Washington, DC, 20019

703-785-7902

Events

MOTHER EARTH DAY!
Apr
22
11:00 am11:00

MOTHER EARTH DAY!

  • DC UrbanGreens

What better way to appreciate Earth Day than to directly interact with the rich soil of the Earth! DC UrbanGreens will be farming at our farm sites and will be hosting a farm stand at our Fort Dupont Urban Farm. Come enjoy the gifts of the Earth on April 22nd by helping to plant and harvest produce that goes towards alleviating food insecurity in SE DC.

Harvesting Radishes for DCCK's School Program
Apr
29
11:00 am11:00

Harvesting Radishes for DCCK's School Program

  • DC UrbanGreens & DC Central Kitchen

Come join us, DC Central Kitchen & DCPS' for a fun day harvesting radishes from our Fort Dupont  Farm. The radishes will go to a Ward 7 or 8 public schools through DC Central Kitchen's healthy lunch program. 

Centrolina Family Dinner w/ DCUG's Greens
May
8
5:30 pm17:30

Centrolina Family Dinner w/ DCUG's Greens

  • Centrolina & DC UrbanGreens

Come down to Centrolina to enjoy a family style dinner on May 8th that incorporates our veggies from our urban farms in DC! We'll have harvested the veggies all together too!!  See you there :)

Summer Youth Employment Program Starts
Jun
26
Aug 4

Summer Youth Employment Program Starts

The Mayor Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program (MBSYEP) is a locally funded initiative sponsored by the Department of Employment Services (DOES) that provides District youth ages 14 to 24 with enriching and constructive summer work experiences


Girl Scout Seeding Day
Mar
5
1:30 pm13:30

Girl Scout Seeding Day

  • William Penn House

We will be hosting a group of Girl Scouts to teach about seeding at our William Penn House Location :) 

Rooting DC
Feb
18
9:00 am09:00

Rooting DC

  • Rooting DC

Common Good City Farm has accepted DC UrbanGreens as a presenter at their Rooting DC Fair. We will be presenting our organization in a 7 minute presentation 7 times! We are very excited to be amongst the organizations working towards food justice in DC. 

Compost Training at Lee Montessori
Feb
11
9:30 am09:30

Compost Training at Lee Montessori

  • DC UrbanGreens @ Lee Montessori

Ariel and Q will be teaching a composting class at Lee Montessori! They have been working hard at compiling comprehensive info on composting and even our team is excited to learn from them. 

Farm Stand @ Fort Dupont Ice Arena Farm Stand
Feb
11
9:00 am09:00

Farm Stand @ Fort Dupont Ice Arena Farm Stand

  • DC UrbanGreens Farm Stand

Can't believe it's February and yet DCUG still has its weekly farm stand going? Well see it (or eat it) to believe it! Come get some healthy veggies at Fort Dupont Ice Arena this Saturday starting at 9am. 

MLK Jr. Service Day
Jan
16
11:00 am11:00

MLK Jr. Service Day

  • DC UrbanGreens

DC UrbanGreens will be hosting a volunteer day for MLK Jr.'s Service Day. There are a mix of projects, from high labor to low, that we will be working on at our Ward 7 Farm in SE DC. As we observe MLK Jr. we hope to bring a mix of folks together to get to know each other, Ward 7, and to work toward alleviating food insecurity in the District. We look forward to seeing you!

Farm Stand!
Aug
17
2:00 pm14:00

Farm Stand!

  • Unity Health Clinic

Summer produce now available at DC UrbanGreens Farm stand! Come and get local veggies from your neighborhood farm! We are now located behind the Health Clinic A reminder that we accept WIC, SNAP, Produce Plus, Cash, Debit/Credit.

 Located at East of the River Health Clinic - Unity

123 45th St. NE Washington, DC 20019

 

Riverside Farm Stand
Aug
13
10:00 am10:00

Riverside Farm Stand

Summer produce now available at DC UrbanGreens Farm stand! Come and get local veggies from your neighborhood farm!  A reminder that we accept WIC, SNAP, Produce Plus, Cash, Debit/Credit.  

Located at 5200 Foote St NE, Washington DC 20019

 

 

 

 

Fort Dupont Farm Stand!
Aug
11
3:00 pm15:00

Fort Dupont Farm Stand!

Summer produce now available at DC UrbanGreens Farm stand! Come and get local veggies from your neighborhood farm! A reminder that we accept WIC, SNAP, Produce Plus, Cash, Debit/Credit.  

3779 Ely Pl SE Washington, DC 20019

Unity Health Farm Stand!
Aug
10
2:00 pm14:00

Unity Health Farm Stand!

Summer produce now available at DC UrbanGreens Farm stand! Come and get local veggies from your neighborhood farm! We are now located behind the health clinic. A reminder that we accept WIC, SNAP, Produce Plus, Cash, Debit/Credit.  

Located at East of the River Health Clinic- Unity

123 45th St. NE Washington, DC 20019

 

Deloitte Impact Day
Jun
10
9:00 am09:00

Deloitte Impact Day

  • Marvin Gaye Greening Center

Marvin Gaye Greening Center will be bustling with 150 Deloitte Volunteers this Friday! Every year Deloitte has a nation-wide impact day as a way to give back to the community. DC UrbanGreens along with Washington Parks & People will be hosting the team with various projects throughout the garden! Thank you in advance for the work you will be doing to help our garden grow! 

Farm Stand!
Jun
8
2:00 am02:00

Farm Stand!

  • East of the River Health Clinic

Enjoy your Thursday with fresh produce from your neighborhood farm. It doesn't get much better than sunshine and local veggies! Suliman will be at the East of the River Unity Health Clinic from 2pm-4pm accepting all forms of payment including WIC, SNAP, and Produce Plus. While you are there, check out our new mobile vending unit! The farmstand is located 123 45th Street, NE Washington, DC 20019.

Farm Stand!!
May
28
11:00 am11:00

Farm Stand!!

  • Riverside Center

It is starting to finally feel like Summer! Enjoy your Saturday with fresh produce from your neighborhood farm. It doesn't get much better than sunshine and local veggies! Suliman will be at the Riverside Center from 11am-1pm accepting WIC, SNAP, and Produce Plus. While you are there, check out our new mobile vending unit! The Riverside Center is located off of Division Ave and Foote St NE. See you there! 

Grand Opening Fort Stanton Farm
May
21
12:00 pm12:00

Grand Opening Fort Stanton Farm

The day is finally here! The third garden installation by DC UrbanGreens is now open!! Come May 14 to a garden party hosted by Good Habits Grow to celebrate the opening of Fort Stanton Farm. There will be games, fresh market food, art, and music! Come join the fun as we celebrate the local food movement happening right in our neighborhood! 

Tune into The Wellbeing Summit 2016
May
18
9:00 am09:00

Tune into The Wellbeing Summit 2016

  • The Gallup Building

 

The founder of DC UrbanGreens, Julie Kirkwood, is a key stakeholder in the community working to bring solutions to our food system. Tune in May 18 at 9am on Youtube to watch Julie on the world stage for her panel presentation!  Julie will be with other global leaders as they discuss solutions for a sustainable future. 

"Join us at The Wellbeing Summit: Nutrition and Digital Health on May 18, 2016. The summit will be hosted in cooperation with Gallup at the Gallup Building and will feature the Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index, the leading indicator of trends in health nationally and globally. 

At the 2016 Wellbeing Summit, we are bringing together key stakeholders from government, academia, agriculture, food science, technology, and more to present new approaches that will guide our future.

ALL presentations will be broadcasted
LIVE via YouTube to 180 countries.


For more information on the Agenda and Speaker Bios and to watch the livestream on May 18, please visit: https://wellbeing16.splashthat.com/ "

Satellite farm Work Day
May
12
9:00 am09:00

Satellite farm Work Day

  • Gaithersburg Farm

The field staff will be heading back out to Gaithersburg farm to finish planting sweet potatoes, garlic, and white potatoes. We are sure lucky to have a satellite location to plant all these long term crops!! 

Ward 8 Farmer's Market!!
May
7
10:00 am10:00

Ward 8 Farmer's Market!!

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School

Start the weekend off with a fresh start! Come get your fresh DC UrbanGreens veggies this Saturday at the Ward 8 Farmer's Market. We accept Cash/Credit, WIC, SNAP, EBT, and Produce Plus. 

Gaithersburg Farm Work Day!
May
5
10:00 am10:00

Gaithersburg Farm Work Day!

All hands are welcome for our Gaithersburg Farm workday! DC UrbanGreens field staff will be planting sweet potatoes, garlic, potatoes, and asparagus. It will be a great day to get your hands dirty! 

First Market of 2016 Season!!
May
4
2:00 pm14:00

First Market of 2016 Season!!

  • East of the River Health Clinic - Unity

DC UrbanGreens is excited to announce our FIRST market of the 2016 Season!! Stop by East of the River Health Clinic to grab your veggies and herbs. Produce is grown right down the street at your neighborhood farm! DC UrbanGreens accepts Cash, Credit/debit, WIC, SNAP, and Produce Plus. 

Second Seeding Sale!!
Apr
30
9:00 am09:00

Second Seeding Sale!!

  • William Penn House

Last Saturday's rain couldn't stop us from having a great sale! Because it was such a hit, we will be having a second seeding sale! Swing by William Penn House to get locally grown seedlings, perfect for your backyard garden! DC UrbanGreens will be running a farm stand along with the seedlings! What better way to celebrate Earth Day than visiting your local farms stand? 

Fort Dupont Work Day
Apr
29
9:30 am09:30

Fort Dupont Work Day

  • Fort Dupont Farm

The weather is dreary but the garden is full of life! All are welcome this Friday at Fort Dupont Farm. DC UrbanGreens field staff will be transplanting plants from our seeding center and prepping garden beds. What better way to start your weekend? Come by your local urban farm, we would love to see ya! 

Harvest Help Needed!
Apr
28
9:30 am09:30

Harvest Help Needed!

  • Marvin Gaye Park

All are welcome to Marvin Gaye Greening Center this Thursday! DC UrbanGreens field staff will be transplanting seedlings from our seeding center and preparing beds. It is a busy time of year and there is plenty of work! If you would like to take time to play in the dirt and grow food in your local urban farm, please contact: Avery Snipes @ 336.549.8991

Seedling Sale!
Apr
23
10:00 am10:00

Seedling Sale!

  • William Penn House

If you are unable to make this event, visit our online store to purchase your garden seedlings

http://store.dcurbangreens.org