Welcome to the DUG Network!

Ready to get your hands dirty? Welcome to the DC Urban Gardener’s Network, your hub and guide to a wealth of urban agriculture, environmental, sustainability, food access and nutrition organizations, events and resources in our community.

Here you’ll find out about DC metro-accessible events where you can learn from knowledgeable experts from across the district. You can also connect with farmers, organizations,  and cooperatives who can help you find what you need—whether it’s compost or a community plot—close to home by searching our extensive catalog of DC-area organizations and programs.  

Join the community of DC-area residents, gardeners, beekeepers, entrepreneurs, environmentalists and food access advocates for more sustainable, equitable and locally produced food by subscribing to our newsletter.

Empowering Urban Communities Through Food in DC from Farm Aid on YouTube.

Monthly Features
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Rooting DC is a FREE, all-day gardening conference which includes dozens of interactive workshops, cooking and food preservation demonstrations, panel discussions, and 60+ green businesses and nonprofit information fair. Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 9am-4pm – Woodrow Wilson High School, 3950 Chesapeake St NW

Amazing Hip Hop song about urban gardening, called “Grow Food” performed by kids from a northern Minneapolis nonprofit called Appetite for Change.


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