Inside the New Urban Farm in Mount Rainier

The Hyattsville Wire recently published an article that takes a look into the new Urban Farm in Mount Rainier. 

“The Route 1 corridor’s rapidly growing community of farmers, roasters, brewers and distillers are working together in some surprising ways.

In recent years, a number of interesting artisanal businesses have started up locally, a sign of a healthy, dynamic community.

But the cooperative efforts that they’re engaging in are an even better sign.

The latest example: Mount Rainier’s New Brooklyn Farms has launched a “farmer in residence” with Stephanie Freeman to grow produce for Relish Market inside the Savor at Studio 3807 food hall just up the street in Brentwood, slated to open in the coming months.

Doug Adams bought some land next to his childhood home in the heart of Mount Rainier and began growing food in container gardens. As part of New Brooklyn Farms, he is building a 30-foot-by-48-foot high tunnel hoophouse from scratch on the site in order to grow a select variety of rare and specialty herbs, peppers, greens, and flowers. That’s in addition to what he’s already growing: lemon thyme, microgreens and a rare Trinidadian pimento pepper.”

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