Promoting sustainable food systems in Arlington through education, communication and research.

Our Vision of Urban Agriculture in Arlington

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. We anticipate refining this vision as we evolve as an organization in response to changing needs.

Located 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. 

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  • May 17 – General Meeting on Organic Wastes – Will They Feed Our Future? Flyer at the bottom of this post! May 17 – General Meeting Organic Wastes – Will They Feed Our Future?Wednesday, 7 pm at Arlington Central Library AuditoriumPanel – What becomes of our wastes? What is the future? What we can do better? Relation to our Food SupplyCounty Solid Waste Bureau Organics CollectionBiosolidsEntreprenuersSchools/Residential Best Practices?
    Posted May 3, 2017, 3:35 AM by Arlington Urban Agriculture
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South View with Beehives 
Ft. Barnard Community Garden 
Arlington, VA