Here's what's been happening around CAUSES!- Councilman Grosso visits East Capitol Urban Farm
- Dean O'Hara to Guest on the Diane Rehm Show
- DC Bridge Park makes waves
- Che Axum presents at New York Botanical Garden
Councilman Grosso visits East Capitol Urban Farm
DC Councilmember David Grosso visited East Capitol Urban Farm in on a brisk, early January day, touring the farm and seeing firsthand the growth of the formerly vacant site in just a few short months. Along with Councilmember Mary Cheh, Councilman Grosso was instrumental to the enactment of the DC Urban Farming and Food Security Act of 2014, and we are grateful for his support. Come back again when it's a bit warmer, Councilman!
Dean O'Hara to Guest on the Diane Rehm Show
Dean O'Hara will be on the Diane Rehm Show, Feb. 3, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. to discuss the pros and cons of indoor urban agriculture with a panel of distinguished guests, including urban ag pioneer, Will Allen. Listen here!
The 11th Street Bridge Park was featured in the Washington Post Magazine: "Can D.C. build a $45 million park for Anacostia without pushing people out?" The 11th Street Bridge Park aims to become an anchor for inclusive economic development and stitch together long divided neighborhoods in D.C. After you read the article, please read the Equitable Development Plan. We are proud to be a partner in this city-changing project! Visit bridgepark.org to learn more.
Che Axum presents at New York Botanical Garden
On November 8, 2015, Director of Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education, Che Axum, was invited to speak at the New York Botanical Garden, presenting at the Symposium: Growing the Urban Farm, presented by Bronx Green-Up, NYBG's community gardening program. Che and the other panelists address the rapid growth of urban agriculture and sustaining a continuously urban population. Watch the video below!
ECO City Farm and the Neighborhood Farm Initiative are offering scholarships, apprenticeships and internships to those interested in urban farming. Learn more here.
Finally, how picturesque is the UDC Research Farm in the snow? See more images on Flickr!