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

Big Belly Solar Trash and Recycling Centers in the Port Towns

Thanks to a grant written by the Town of Bladensburg, Big Belly Solar Trash and Recycling receptacles are now throughout our community.  You can see these stations in Bladensburg, Cottage City, Colmar Manor, Edmonston and Mt. Rainier. These nifty receptacles use solar to compact trash and recycling to get more items per can and send … Continue reading Big Belly Solar Trash and Recycling Centers in the Port Towns

7th Annual Garden Party & Sale at Community Forklift’s Reuse Warehouse

  7th Annual Garden Party & Sale at Community Forklift’s Reuse Warehouse Saturday, April 2nd, 9am – 4pm 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston MD 20781 http://www.CommunityForklift.org 301-985-5180   Spring is coming, and so is a great local event:  the Community Forklift Garden Party & Sale! Throughout the winter, the nonprofit collects gently-used and surplus lawn & … Continue reading 7th Annual Garden Party & Sale at Community Forklift’s Reuse Warehouse

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