Cucumber and Peach Salad with Herbs

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

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Cottage City Day 2018

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

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

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