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!
This year’s Port Town’s Day celebration is an event you DON’T want to miss! Not only will the Cottage City Community Garden be there in full effect giving away seeds and providing tips on gardening, we’re also kicking off our photo challenge, where you can enter to win an #edibleactivist t-shirt or a bottle of … Continue reading Photo Challenge Giveaway!
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!
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 … Continue reading Join the Cottage City Community Garden!
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