Huge thanks to the Cottage City Public Works team Greg and Anthony, and Commissioner Givens for removing the tree stumps from the garden! Continue reading Tree Stump Removal
Can you believe it!? It’s already June and we’re nearly at the mid-point for the growing season and the Summer Solstice or the longest day of the year. SATURDAY WORKSHOP – June 9 at 10:00am This Saturday, we’re having a workshop on Strawbale Gardening and a recipe swap on eating food from our garden. Liz …
Wow! This weather has been very interesting lately! We’ve had a wide range of temperatures, but the great news is that in April, the Port Towns Youth Council came out and helped get our garden in order. If you are joining the garden this year, please be certain to complete an application and submit your … Continue reading Welcome to Sprummer in the Garden
Join the Cottage City Garden for our Annual Fall Harvest Party, this Saturday, April 14th at 9:00am The Cottage City Community Garden is hosting an Open House and Spring Clean-Up with the Port Towns Youth Council (PTYC) on Saturday, April 14th, between 9am-12pm. All members of the community are invited to visit the garden, meet … Continue reading Spring Garden Opening!
Are you interested in learning more about your town and meeting your neighbors, while also learning how to grow and prepare your own foods!? If your answer is yes, then we would love to have you at the Cottage City Community Garden!Each year as a group, we help to plant and tend to the community … Continue reading Join the Cottage City Community Garden!
Join the Cottage City Garden for our Annual Fall Harvest Party, this Saturday, November 11th at 12:00pm The Cottage City Community Garden invites you to join them for a Harvest Party! The party will take place on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 12pm-2pm. Gardeners will bring dishes to share made from vegetables, fruits, herbs and other … Continue reading Annual Fall Harvest Party
Greetings Gardeners! What a month was August! As we head into the Labor Day weekend, I am asking that we all keep the families and individuals displaced as a result of Hurricane Harvey in our thoughts. September is also the time for the Corn Moon. September is a perfect time to finish planting seeds for the fall harvest. Crops that are … Continue reading Composting! – September Workshop
Are you interested in learning more about growing, cooking and making remedies with herbs? Come out to the Cottage City community garden to learn the basics of growing your own herb plants from seed. We’ll also have FREE giveaways and surprises! Bring a friend or two. Continue reading Herbal Gardening Workshop
Did you know that a diet complete with fresh fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of cancers and other chronic diseases? Learn more about the intersection of health and food at the Cottage City Community Garden’s monthly workshop on Saturday, May 13th at 10:00am. Kate Kappel, of the Prince George’s County Master Gardener program will … Continue reading Health & Food
When we work together, share meals together, and laugh together, we’re repairing relationships with the soil as a community. Sitting at the table with so many farmers doing revolutionary work taught me that farming isn’t only about stewarding the land; it’s also about stewarding community and tending the soul. The land beneath our feet carries our history and carries freedom. Continue reading The Color of Food: How Gardens and Farms Can Help Us Heal From a History of Racism