Learn about Beekeeping on Sat, Aug 25

Learn about Beekeeping with Beekeeper Matthew Traucht.

Beekeeping II: Production Mode
Saturday, August 25
9 - 11 am
Register: https://2018beekeeping.eventbrite.com

- Experience the bee colony in full swing

- Learn about the honeybee life cycle

- Sample some honey

Attendance at the first workshop is not necessary to attended the second workshop.

Join us for our Tomato Party on Thurs, Aug 16!

Join us for our Tomato Party!

Tomato Party
Thursday, August 16
6 - 8 pm
RSVP: https://2018tomatoparty.eventbrite.com

Come celebrate the bountiful summer tomato harvest right on our urban farm space!


- Tomato taste tests: try different varieties of heirloom tomatoes and vote for your favorite

- Tomato Dishes: try some of our dishes featuring tomatoes

- Salsa Demo

- Beefsteak Burgers, courtesy of Beefsteak

Learn to Make Pickles & Relishes with The Sweet Farm on Thurs, Aug 9

Learn to make Pickles & Relishes with The Sweet Farm!

Thursday, August 9
6 - 8 pm
Common Good City Farm
300 V St NW
Register: https://cgcffoodpreservation.eventbrite.com

Wrapping up with SYEP

by Brieanna Womack

SYEP stands for Summer Youth Employment Program, which helps young adults get a job for the summer and earn some extra cash. SYEP is funded by the Department of Employment Services. I chose Common Good because I believed it would be beneficial for me to be outside and working on something than staying inside all the time like I have done in previous summers. I didn’t want to continue with the same routine of staying inside summer after summer. I wanted to get outside and have fun, and I thought that working outside would help me accomplish this goal.

Join us for Chocolate Making: From Bean to Bar with Herbal Infusion on Tues, July 17

Join Christina Kim, founder of Secret Cacao Garden, and learn how to make pure healing chocolates made from direct trade cacao beans, local honey, and freshly harvested healing herbs from the medicinal herb garden at Common Good City Farm.

Register: https://chocolatemakingwithherbalinfusion.eventbrite.com

Chocolate Making: From Bean to Bar with Herbal Infusion
Tuesday, July 17, 6 - 8 pm

Join us to make Ginger Beer on Thurs, July 12

Join us to make Ginger Beer on Thurs, July 12!

RSVP: https://cgcffoodpreservation.eventbrite.com

LEAF and Little Farmers Take Off!

Toddlers and their guardians water the youth garden.

The opening of the season in April also means that our youth programs started as well! This year LEAF and Little Farmers are starting the season looking for signs of spring all over the farm. Little Farmers focused on seeds, talking about how plants start from a seed and then end up producing their own seeds. They also explored how different plants produce different looking seeds. Participants made seed balls and planted flowers in pots to grow at home.

Chocolate Making: From Bean to Bar

Learn how to make chocolates from single origin direct trade cocoa beans!

Tuesday, June 5, 6 - 8 pm
Chocolate Making: Ecuador Bean to Bar
Register: https://chocolatemakingbeantobar.eventbrite.com

Make Krauts, Ginger Beer, and Pickles in our upcoming series!

Join us at the Farm this season to learn how to preserve food! Sign up for the entire series or just one or two.
Register today: https://bit.ly/2L828Cs

Sign up to distribute Produce Plus at our Wednesday Farm Market!

We are looking for volunteers to distribute Produce Plus at our Wednesday Farm Market from June to September on Wednesdays from 3 - 7 pm.

If you are interested, a training is required and we will be hosting the following training:

Produce Plus Distribution Training
Wednesday, May 30
4 - 6 pm
St. George's Church, 160 U St NW
Basement Conference Room

You do not have to be available every Wednesday, but you do need to attend a training first to be eligible to distribute Produce Plus.


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