Seniors (Garden)

The DUG Network serves as a community connector and advocate for DC area residents of all ages and levels of interest. Below is a list of organizations offering programs and other activities developed specifically to engage senior and their families in urban agriculture.

Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) Garden

Friends of the Soldiers Home is a 501 (c)(3) organization serving to strengthen the bond between the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington and the surrounding community. Friends volunteers have an opportunity to garden plots of their own in exchange for assisting resident gardeners with their plots.

Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) Garden

Beet Street Gardens

Beet Street Gardens purpose is to cultivate community gardens at social service organizations working with marginalized adults, teens and their families with a two fold purpose: to address economic and social divisions associated with limited access to nutritious food, safe outdoor space, and recreational and skill building opportunities; and to reduce the barriers of marginalized people to participate in community gardening, the local and organic food movements, and the green economy

Beet Street Gardens

Capital Area Food Bank

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The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest organization in the Washington metro area working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic undernutrition, heart disease, and obesity. By partnering with 444 community organizations in DC, MD, and VA, as well as delivering food directly into hard to reach areas, the CAFB is helping 540,000 people each year get access to good, healthy food.

Capital Area Food Bank

Capital Area Food Bank - Specific Information on Seniors

Everybody Grows

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At Everybody Grows, our mission is to inspire and equip people to grow fresh, healthy food by bringing the home garden to everybody, wherever home may be.

Everybody Grows

Everybody Grows - Specific Information on Seniors

Shipley Community Gardens

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Shipley Community Gardens is a vision of two residents of the Walker House Apartments for seniors and the disabled. Conceived with a desire to grow healthy wholesome fruits and vegetables and build bridges within the community.

Shipley Community Gardens

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