Cottage City Day 2018

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

June Garden News

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

Health & Food

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

The Color of Food: How Gardens and Farms Can Help Us Heal From a History of Racism

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