Our Mission: To build a resilient, community-driven urban agriculture sector that provides a fair, healthy, sustainable food system for all Arlingtonians.

Our Vision

All Arlingtonians have access to fresh locally grown food.

We envision a future of healthy, sufficient and affordable sustainable foods for all in the Arlington community. Farmers markets, community and home gardens all will play a role in feeding our community as well as grocers, restaurants, institutions and suppliers. Maintaining regional food-producing farms is key to fresh, local foods. Governmental policies and regulations, as well as commercial, institutional and individual sustainable food practices, jointly protect and enhance our sustainable food supplies from both within Arlington County and in our region. 

Our Approach

Champion: Local urban agriculture through action and investment.


Connect: People & organizations to advance Arlington’s urban agriculture sector.


Celebrate: Arlington’s urban agriculture accomplishments.

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The Reevesland Learning GardenLocated at historic Reevesland on the site of an iconic vegetable garden planted for decades by beloved Arlington farmer Nelson Reeves, the Learning Garden is an inspiring outdoor classroom for thousands of Arlington children and teachers where they learn about the science and practice of growing organic crops.
FOUA Winter Meeting: What Our Region Grows,  Thursday, Dec 12 6:30pm - 8:30pm at Central Library. Please RSVP
Upcoming Events: (click on event for details)
Latest News:
  • Golden Radish Award: Kirsten Conrad Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture on December 12th will present Kirsten Conrad with our 2019 Golden Radish Award to recognize her significant contributions to growing urban agriculture in Arlington. RSVP ...
    Posted Dec 4, 2019, 6:48 PM by Arlington Urban Agriculture
  • FOUA Winter Meeting: What Our Region Grows Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture’s winter meeting on Thursday, December 12 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Central Library will highlight our regional food system and recognize local leadership ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2019, 8:26 AM by Arlington Urban Agriculture
  • FOUA Proposed an Urban Farm on Amazon's HQ2 Campus FOUA sent a letter (below and attached) to a variety of stakeholders in the development process for Amazon’s HQ2 in Crystal City proposing an Integrate Urban Farm concept be ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2019, 8:16 AM by Arlington Urban Agriculture
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