Give to Common Good on #GivingTuesday!

Tuesday, December 2nd, Common Good City Farm is teaming up with the Catalogue for Philanthropy to “Give Like a Local on #GivingTuesday.” On #GivingTuesday millions come together for the common purpose of celebrating generosity on this global day dedicated to giving back. We hope your spirit of generosity will inspire you to support us through our #GivingTuesday campaign.

Common Good Launches Pilot Intergenerational Gardening Program with the District Office on Aging

Common Good City Farm has always been a space where people of all ages can gather to talk, eat, and grow food. We are now honored to be expanding this model to area senior wellness centers through an exciting new pilot Intergenerational Gardening Program in partnership with the District Office on Aging. Through this pilot program, Common Good City Farm has built handicapped accessible raised garden beds at two senior wellness centers, one in Ward 5 and one in Ward 7.

DC Urban Resiliency Weekend Activities Hosted at the Farm

In partnership with the Pushing Through the Pavement – Permaculture Action Tour, the DC Resiliency Coalition is hosting a three-day celebration of urban gardening, permaculture, community, resiliency, and fun! Common Good City Farm is joining in by hosting two days of workshops and hands-on learning Saturday, November 8th & Sunday, November 9th. Click HERE for more information about the weekend's activities and see below for the schedule of events at the farm.

Day in the Park... End of Season Celebration!

We are wrapping up a fantastic season by teaming up with the LeDroit Park Civic Association, LeDroit Park Community Garden, and the Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park Dogpark to bring you a Day in the Park this Saturday, October 25th. This community event will have fun for all ages including tree planting, farm tours & volunteering, children's activities, and even a dog costume contest!

Support Common Good at the DC Homebrewers BBQ

The DC Homebrewers barbecue fundraiser will be held Saturday, October 18th from 1-4pm, with proceeds benefitting Common Good City Farm! Come celebrate the art and community of homebrewing with fellow homebrewers, beer lovers, family, and friends (kids and dogs are welcome, too!).

Second Annual Homegrown DC!

Homegrown DC is a one day hyper-local farmers’ market and festival, where school gardens, community gardens, and urban farms within the city show off what they've grown, and we celebrate growing healthy food right here in our Nation's Capital!

Join Us for A Night on the Farm

img 161a href="http://bit.ly/1uXAz2Z"> A Night on the Farm will be held Thursday, October 2nd. The farm will come to life at night for a magical evening celebrating the work of Common Good City Farm.

2014 Summer Youth Program Highlights

Our 2014 Summer Youth Program (SYP) was a great success! This year, we partnered with Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s “One City” Summer Youth Employment Program to recruit DC high school students for a 6-week paid summer job and youth development program. Over the course of the 6-week program, the SYP participants learned hands-on vegetable production skills, visited surrounding farms, engaged in educational workshops, prepared healthy meals for the community, and even had time for fun and games!

Spend the Fall Working with Common Good!

Are you looking to get more involved with the farm? Apply to be a City Farmer or an intern this fall and help us finish the season strong!

Take your volunteering to the next level and sign up to be a City Farmer! CGCF City Farmers are volunteers who commit to a few hours one day a week and help coordinate drop in volunteers and groups on the farm. It's a great chance to build your farm and gardening skills.

SYP Youth Share the Farm with their Families!

UntitledAt the end of each Summer Youth Program, our youth participants host a Family Feast at the farm to share their experiences and celebrate the completion of 6-weeks of hard work with their loved ones.

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