Grow Your Own Food!

We want to help you to grow fresh produce for your family!

Whether you are an experienced gardener or a newbie, you can grow your own food!

Arlington Virginia Cooperative Extension has FREE seeds to distribute for fall plantings. Arlington and Alexandria residents can pre-order seeds for no-contact curbside pickup from one of 3 locations. Request form: 

Resources you may find helpful:

Vegetable Gardening & Produce Harvest, Storage & Transport

Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (MGNV) both offer gardening resources:
Gardening during COVID-19

VCE special gardening/food handling precautions during COVID-19:

General COVID-19 Guidance

Virginia State and Arlington County General Guidance:
  • Governor Northam’s Executive Actions page provides latest information about COVID-19 requirements applicable state-wide.
    • EO-55 & EO-53 permit individuals to volunteer with organizations that provide charitable or social services, while everyone must follow social distancing recommendations (updated 4/17/2020). 
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