Blogs (Garden)

Any experienced enthusiast will know that sometimes the best way to plan is by learning about others’ experiences! Below, we provide links to some of our favorite blogs providing relevant and helpful information to those interested in urban gardens and agriculture in DC.

A Leafy Indulgence

A backyard gardener’s journal that shares experiences, thoughts, and resources from Alexandria, VA.

A Leafy Indulgence

Bee Informed Partnership

The Bee Informed Partnership is dedicated to working with beekeepers to better understand which management practices work best. We gather survey data from thousands of beekeepers every season to understand how different management practices affect honey bee health, and we report our findings back to the industry.

Bee Informed Partnership

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Brown.Girl.Farming Blog

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Follow The Color of Food on the Brown.Girl.Farming blog where you can see snippets of stories, photos, clips and quotes from farmers and food activists involved in the project of keep up with the author Natasha Bowens.

Brown.Girl.Farming Blog

Centro Ashé

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Centro Ashé is a community rooted education center, farmstead, and medicinal plant sanctuary in Southern Maryland just south of Washington DC as well as Talamanca, Costa Rica. It seeks to engage community through organizing educational activities that celebrate the art, tradition, and culture of herbalism, and that cultivate meaningful connections with the earth and each other.

Centro Ashé

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Claggett Farm

For 20 years the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s 285 acre Clagett Farm has provided free and reduced-price, fresh produce to people living in poverty and near-poverty in Washington, D.C. The project, a collaboration with Capital Area Food Bank, blends local, sustainable organic agriculture with social justice.

Claggett Farm

Claggett Farm - Specific Information on Blogs

Earth Village Education

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Earth Village Education is a nonprofit education center located in northern Virginia, about 45 miles west of Washington, DC. We conduct classes for adults, families, and school groups that promote nature awareness, simple living, rural skills, self-reliance, environmental stewardship, and community development.

Earth Village Education

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Garden Rant

GardenRant is a garden blog published since June 2006 and quickly developed a following among garden bloggers, garden writers and editors, and landscape nursery business professionals. We have been named Best Garden Blog, Most Innovative Garden Blog, and Best Written, by a jury of our peers.

Garden Rant

Good Sense Farm

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Good Sense Farm & Apiary provides a diverse array of local delicacies and an empowering learning environment for foodies from all walks of life. We grow gourmet mushrooms and raise healthy bee colonies that produce the finest local honey.

Good Sense Farm

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Grounded Women: Stories of Women who Farm

Grounded Women shares the inspiring stories of powerful and committed women farmers who have chosen to create a purposeful life through agriculture.

Grounded Women: Stories of Women who Farm

Grow It Eat It: Maryland’s Food Gardening Network

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Grow it! Eat it! campaign is a joint venture between The University of Maryland Master Gardener program and the Home and Garden Information Center- to encourage more food gardening in Maryland. Their educational campaign is supported by a Grow it! Eat it! web site and blog. Their mission is to help people improve human and ecological health by growing their own food using sustainable gardening practices.

Grow It Eat It: Maryland’s Food Gardening Network

GW Food Justice Alliance

The GroW Community Garden offers George Washington University students and community members a place to learn about native, organic food systems by providing service opportunities in sustainable gardening, food distribution, and community outreach.

GW Food Justice Alliance

Pegplant

Northern VA Garden blog that provides information about books, classes, events, garden clubs, public, gardens, nurseries, seeds, soil tests, etc.

Pegplant

Washington Gardener

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Washington Gardener magazine, blog, enewsletter and events are designed specifically for gardeners in the District of Coumbia and its suburbs.

Washington Gardener

Washington Youth Garden

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Washington Youth Garden is a nonprofit organization that educates youth about food, health and envirnomental science through self-exploration programs such a SPROUT garden science field trips and Green Ambassador summer high school internships.

Washington Youth Garden

Washington Youth Garden - Specific Information on Blogs

Where You Are Planted

A blog about making space for wildlife in the city and the urban environment

Where You Are Planted

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