This weekend was a great harvest for the Cottage City Community Garden! We collected about 15 pounds of tomatoes, a peck of green and purple okra, figs, peppers, chiles and more! Even better, we’re sharing our produce with our neighbors. Stop by the townhall today and immediately following the town’s work session will distribute … Continue reading Produce Share at the Cottage City Town Hall TODAY!
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
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 … Continue reading June Garden News
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
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
Saturday, August 13th at 10am Cottage City Community Garden 4222 Cottage Terrace Cottage City, MD 20722 Cost: FREE! Join the Cottage City Community Garden for a workshop on seed saving! Chef and Master Gardener Mark Haskell will discuss why seed saving matters and teach basic techniques in growing, harvesting, storing and saving seeds from your … Continue reading Seed Saving Workshop with Chef Mark Haskell