Can you believe it!? We can and we wouldn’t have been able to do it without you! For 10-years now, the Cottage City Community Garden has served as a space for health, relaxation, community, nutrition, and fun! We are so excited to celebrate 10-years of community gardening, harvesting great food, great friends, and great memories.
To celebrate 10-years, we’re hoping to raise $2,000 to install solar power to support a drip irrigation system and outdoor lights to support public safety in the evening. Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years!
We had a great time last weekend at the Annual Cottage City Day! The staff and the commissioners always do an exceptional job of organizing an event that is engaging, entertaining, and exciting for people of all ages! Music by Cottage City’s own @fuzzqueenband, horse rides, water slides, FREE FOOD, bingo, a neighborhood survey, hot … Continue reading Cottage City Day 2018
Thanks to a grant written by the Town of Bladensburg, Big Belly Solar Trash and Recycling receptacles are now throughout our community. You can see these stations in Bladensburg, Cottage City, Colmar Manor, Edmonston and Mt. Rainier. These nifty receptacles use solar to compact trash and recycling to get more items per can and send … Continue reading Big Belly Solar Trash and Recycling Centers in the Port Towns
7th Annual Garden Party & Sale at Community Forklift’s Reuse Warehouse Saturday, April 2nd, 9am – 4pm 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston MD 20781 http://www.CommunityForklift.org 301-985-5180 Spring is coming, and so is a great local event: the Community Forklift Garden Party & Sale! Throughout the winter, the nonprofit collects gently-used and surplus lawn & … Continue reading 7th Annual Garden Party & Sale at Community Forklift’s Reuse Warehouse
Spring gardens are made in Winter! Join the Cottage City Community Gardeners on Saturday, March 12 to learn how to start your own vegetable garden! Continue reading Learn the ABCs of Gardening on March 12!
Port Towns Farmers Market Kick Off Party! Don’t miss the grand opening party of the new Port Towns Farmers Market on July 11 from 10-1! Meet the farmers, taste samples of fresh produce and tasty foods, hear live music, with fun and games for kids. Come to your new neighborhood farmers market at the corner … Continue reading Port Towns Farmers Market Kick Off Party!
Many thanks to Cottage City resident Richard Cote and Christian our master gardener for building the new garden shed. The materials are being donated by Bladensburg business, Ernest Maier and Community Forklift in Edmonston. Many thanks to Mr. McCombs, the General Manager at Ernest Maier for the gravel and paving stones. Continue reading New Garden Shed is Taking Shape
A call to action for all naturalists, photographers and experts in the fields of ecology! Spread the word!! Come help with a BIOBLTIZ, as part of an Eagle Scout project*, that will create a master list of flora and fauna in Colmar Manor Park. This will help with park management and future wetlands restoration. Native … Continue reading Bio Blitz at Bladensburg Waterfront Park
Don’t miss out on the NEW Port Town’s Farmers Market starting in Bladensburg on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the corner of 58th Avenue & Emerson Street right next to the Port Towns Elementary School. This is an important community service for Bladensburg and the Port Towns offering a food shopping opportunity with … Continue reading Port Towns Farmer’s Market