Common Good City Farm's programs provide hands-on training in food production, healthy eating and environmental sustainability. Our presence in a multi-cultural, multi-racial, multi-generational community creates an opportunity for people from all walks of life to spend time learning about healthy food, gaining access to it, and exercising in the process of growing it.
The diversity of Common Good City Farm's programs promote a sustainable, local food system that bridges race, class, and age to ensure food security for all people in our nation's capital.
Youth Education programs at Common Good include an after school program for neighborhood youth, field trips for DC area schools, a summer program for high school age student, and in-class lessons on farming and food.
The Herbal Apprenticeship Program is designed to enhance participants' knowledge and experience with culinary and medicinal herbs through hands-on education. Apprentices work with the farm's approximately 50 different herbs throughout the season, from seedling to harvest.
Growing Gardens Workshops are hands-on workshops, open to the public.
Green Tomorrows provides qualifying adults or families with gardening experience and educational workshops in health and nutrition, as well as fresh produce from the farm.
Our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Program is a way for community members to get fresh, sustainably grown produce every week.
Through the Small Enterprise Program, we sell herbs and specialty produce to local businesses to help sustain Common Good’s programs.
"It is very healing to be at the farm, to be in that natural environment & exposed to the cycle of garden life. The people are friendly." — Mary Autumn, Green Tomorrows participant