With only one full-service grocery store to serve more than 80,000 residents, urban farming and a community-supported agriculture program are meeting important nutrition needs.
Content categorized as Urban Farming
Tucked between Washington Hospital, the Soldiers’ Home and McMillan Reservoir in Columbia Heights sits nearly three acres of grass that remained empty for years. After… Read more »
On one side of 7th St NW, new apartments are being built. Construction workers are adding story after story to buildings in the heart of… Read more »
On a recent Saturday, several picnic tables-worth of volunteers gathered to chuckle and chat and admire the progress they have made in creating a new… Read more »
On a rooftop up above Seventh Street NW in the city’s Shaw neighborhood, young eggplants, peppers and squash are sprouting from wooden boxes. Herb seedlings… Read more »