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!
Greetings Gardeners! What a month was August! As we head into the Labor Day weekend, I am asking that we all keep the families and individuals displaced as a result of Hurricane Harvey in our thoughts. September is also the time for the Corn Moon. September is a perfect time to finish planting seeds for the fall harvest. Crops that are … Continue reading Composting! – September Workshop
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
Saturday, August 13th at 10am Cottage City Community Garden 4222 Cottage Terrace Cottage City, MD 20722 Cost: FREE! Join the Cottage City Community Garden for a workshop on seed saving! Chef and Master Gardener Mark Haskell will discuss why seed saving matters and teach basic techniques in growing, harvesting, storing and saving seeds from your … Continue reading Seed Saving Workshop with Chef Mark Haskell
A call to action for all naturalists, photographers and experts in the fields of ecology! Spread the word!! Come help with a BIOBLTIZ, as part of an Eagle Scout project*, that will create a master list of flora and fauna in Colmar Manor Park. This will help with park management and future wetlands restoration. Native … Continue reading Bio Blitz at Bladensburg Waterfront Park