Resources and Partners


Arlington County Recommendations for a Food Action Plan - from the Urban Agriculture Task Force Report to the Arlington County Board

Urban Agriculture Program, 
Arlington County Department of Parks & Rec 

Wednesday Garden Talks at Arlington Central Library, 7 pm, mid-March – mid-October

Garden Tool Lending Library at Arlington Central Library
Hours (Wed. 5-7 pm, Fri. 3-5pm, Sat. 10-noon), tools available/to donate, how to borrow

Master Gardeners Walk-In Plant Clinic at Arlington Central Library
Wed., 6:45 – 8:45 pm, in 1st floor near Welcome Desk

Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia Classes & Seminars

Arlington's Farmers Markets

Virginia Cooperative Extension - Arlington Office

Master Food Volunteers

NOVA Outside - An alliance of environmental educators who connect and teach people of all ages about their natural environment.

Composting Food Scraps Pilot Project
Arlington County recently started a pilot program in which county residents can drop off their food scraps on weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Earth Products Recycling Yard near Shirlington, 4300 S. 29th St.


Echinacea (Plot 21), Ft. Barnard Community Garden, Arlington, VA

VDACS - database on farmers markets, CSAs, Virginia Grown

Sustainable NOVA - If you’re looking for local food, humanely raised grass-fed beef, pastured poultry and eggs, farmers markets, how to grow your own organic vegetables, farm-to-table restaurants, or green events in Northern Virginia, Sustainable NoVA helps you find it!