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

Throwback Thursday: Port Towns await first community garden

Have you ever wondered when the Cottage City Community Garden started? Or why our community decided that a communal garden that provides fresh produce (and sometimes fruit) was important? For today’s throwback Thursday, read this article from the 2009 Prince George’s Gazette to have all your questions answered! Port Towns await first community garden Cottage … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Port Towns await first community garden