Perfect Pickles: Hands-on Pickle Making

Hi Everyone,

Join us for

Perfect Pickles: Hands on Pickle Making
With Sweet Farm Owner Rachel Armistead
Wednesday, August 31
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Common Good City Farm
Register: http://bit.ly/2bgJyXu

Bring your class on a field trip to the farm! Volunteer with our field trips!

Sign up now to bring your class to the farm! Common Good offers 90 minute field trips on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Field trips are open to all grade levels, the material covered meet DCPS standards and can be tailored to specific class requests. Topics can include: plant needs, composting and worms, harvesting, insects, and nutrition.
Introduce your students to how food grows and the science of urban agriculture.

Join us for Tomatopalooza, a canning workshop

Join us for Tomatopalooza, a canning workshop on the farm, in partnership with Washington Green Grocer.

Taught by Mrs. Wheelbarrow
Sunday, August 21
11 am to 3 pm.
Lunch Provided by Washington Green Grocer
Register: http://bit.ly/2b0Lwem
$25/ person

Join our City Farmers program for the Fall!

Want to get more involved at Common Good? Sign up to be part of our City Farmers program, a great option for dedicated volunteers who want to learn more about urban farming!
We are now taking applications for the fall session of our City Farmers program which runs from August 27 through November 6 (excluding Labor Day weekend). Apply now! (Deadline 8/15/16)

Little Farmers Program: Monday, July 18

Join us on the farm at 10 am Monday, July 18th for our next Little Farmers program!
Little Farmers is for toddlers ages 18 months- 3 years along with their parent or guardian.
The program runs from 10-11am on the first and third Monday of each month and our next class is next week!

Deconstructing Bitters: Medicine & Mixology

Join us as we learn from Tricia McCauley, Common Good Resident Herbalist and JB Knapp, Mixologist at El Camino, about how to use bitters in both medicine and mixology. We will spend the first hour at Common Good City Farm learning from Tricia McCauley about how to make and use bitters medicinally. Then, we will walk over to El Camino and learn from JB Knapp about how to use bitters in cocktails and sample a few bitters-based cocktails.

Register: http://bit.ly/214pryJ
Wednesday, July 20, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Community Lunches: Friday July 15th & 29th!

Community Lunch Flyer 2016

Tools & Techniques for Weeding & Harvesting without Breaking your Back

Join us Wednesday, June 29 from 4 - 6 pm as Farm Manager Brian Massey demonstrates tools and techniques to use for weeding and harvesting without breaking your back!

Tools & Techniques for Weeding & Harvesting without Breaking your Back
Wednesday, June 29
4 - 6 pm
Common Good City Farm
Register: http://bit.ly/1QCSCRz

Farm Closed for Holiday Weekend

The farm will be closed for the Independence Day holiday weekend.

Please visit us during our open hours during the week and at our farmstand!
Wed. 6/29: 3-6 pm
Thurs. 6/20: 4-7 pm (Farmstand OPEN!)
Fri 7/1- Tuesday 7/5: No Open Hours

We will resume our regular schedule of open hours on Wed. 7/6

Thanks and have a great 4th of July!

Join us for an Evening of Exploring Herbs through Art & Medicine

Join cookbook author & illustrator Marcella Kriebel and Common Good City Farm resident herbalist Tricia McCauley for a relaxing evening of exploring herbs through art and medicine.

In the setting of our urban farm, participants will learn watercolor techniques, paint their own herb-inspired paint, learn the healing properties of 5 featured herbs, all while enjoying herbal teas.

Wednesday, June 22
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Register: http://bit.ly/1qGtggD

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