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!
After a month long search, the Cottage City Community Garden selected a design for our 2020 T-shirt! This year marks a very special time for the community garden, as it is our TENTH year of providing healthy eating and active living opportunities for Cottage City residents. We received several submissions and Clare had the winning … Continue reading We’ve Got a Winner…
For millions of Americans, gardening is much more than a hobby—it is a passion. Unfortunately, climate change is threatening the gardening experience across the country. Fortunately, there are actions that you can take to be part of the solution—even while gardening. Join the Cottage City Community Garden for ADAPTING YOUR GARDEN FOR CLIMATE CHANGE, … Continue reading Adapting Your Garden to Climate Change
Do you have a bunch of cucumbers and peaches growing in your garden? Here’s a great receive to make a sweet and savory salad using various heirloom cucumbers for this savory-sweet salad recipe; if you can find them, flaunt them. — Read on http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/cucumber-and-peach-salad-with-herbs/amp Continue reading Cucumber and Peach Salad with Herbs
TUESDAY, MAY 21st at 6:00pm To all my friends who have been eager to learn how to garden or interested in using community gardening as a way to organize your local community — please join the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council for a Garden Tour of the Cottage City Community Garden. This garden tour will … Continue reading Community Garden Tour
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!
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
Wow! This weather has been very interesting lately! We’ve had a wide range of temperatures, but the great news is that in April, the Port Towns Youth Council came out and helped get our garden in order. If you are joining the garden this year, please be certain to complete an application and submit your … Continue reading Welcome to Sprummer in the Garden
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!