"Green Spaces in Unlikely Places" - Humble Perspective & Advice from 1 year-old Aspiring Urban Farmer Doug Adams of @newbrooklynfarms

"Green Spaces in Unlikely Places" - Humble Perspective & Advice from 1 year-old Aspiring Urban Farmer Doug Adams of @newbrooklynfarms

So you have ownership of, or access to, a vacant plot of land in a primarily residential or commercial urban area.  One day, a flick-scroll up on your Instagram explore feed lands on a post of a dense, mouth-watering fruit & veggie mini-farm utopia that takes your breath away.  A little impulsive thumb-tap research reveals that this mini-farm exists inside the city limits of a major metropolitan area - and that the concept of urban farming is a burgeoning "thing" with a huge following. 

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UMD Extension Launches New Site Highlighting Farms and Local Food in Prince George's County

UMD Extension Launches New Site Highlighting Farms and Local Food in Prince George's County

Visit our NEW and IMPROVED Fresh. Local. Fun. site! Check out our farms, wineries, events, blog and more!

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7 Black-Owned Urban Farms Making A Difference In The DMV Area

7 Black-Owned Urban Farms Making A Difference In The DMV Area

ECO City Farm of Bladensburg, MD provides healthy food for residents of a neighboring subsidized housing complex as well as the larger “healthy food deprived” surrounding community. In this clip, manager, and operator, Frederick James explains how he's working to change neighborhoods from the inside out.

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My Grow Connect Links Consumers to Local Growers

My Grow Connect Links Consumers to Local Growers

My Grow Connect is an online space where growers can swap by requesting or offering neighbors space to grow, compost, swap produce and share other valuable resources.

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Loblolly Organic Farm Finds Land Through Maryland FarmLINK

Loblolly Organic Farm Finds Land Through Maryland FarmLINK

In late 2016, Benny and Courtney Pino started a quest to move their farm operation, Loblolly Farm, closer to the markets of the Washington D.C. region. They opened a map and narrowed their search to any suitable farm site within a few hours of Washington D.C.

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Alsop Growers: Feeding 5000 Families in 5 Years

Alsop Growers: Feeding 5000 Families in 5 Years

Urban farm in Capitol Heights is helping its community access fresh produce

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Miller Farms Featured in Giant Food's Fresh Stories

Miller Farms Featured in Giant Food's Fresh Stories

Check out Miller Farms produce at your local Giant Food!

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Romano Vineyard & Winery

Romano Vineyard & Winery

Romano Vineyard & Winery is Prince George’s County’s first vineyard! They grow six varieties of grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Vidal Blanc, Cayuga White, Chambourcin, and Traminette. The winery is open for tours, tastings and a variety of special events.

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C&E Farm

C&E Farm

C&E Farm offers summer and fall seasonal events, a petting farm, pick your own blackberries, and pony and hayrides. The venue is available for parties and private events. The farm specializes in ethnic product including callaloo and sweet potato greens.

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