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Arcadia Farm

Arcadia Farm is located just a few short miles from downtown Washington, DC, on the historic grounds of Woodlawn Estate.  Arcadia’s demonstration farm and educational children’s garden currently encompasses four acres, providing a sustainable model of agriculture to new farmers, students and the public through hands-on community engagement.  

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Mobile Market

 

Arcadia’s Mobile Market is a 28-foot, bright green farmers’ market on wheels that delivering crates full of local, sustainably produced food across the national capital region, catering to underserved communities that don’t otherwise have access to fresh, affordable food. Arcadia’s Mobile Market promotes healthy lifestyle choices by engaging community members at market stops and students at schools in the preparation of local produce in cost-effective, nutritious ways.

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Food Hub

Arcadia is establishing a Food Hub to help get healthier, local food into school meals and the Washington, D.C. area market. The Food Hub will expand economic opportunity for regional, sustainable growers and increase market access to healthy, local food.

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Farm to School Program

Arcadia’s Farm to School Program is designed to improve our local food economy and the health and wellbeing of schoolchildren by helping schools get more local, healthy and sustainable foods into school meals.  Arcadia’s Farm to School Program also provides hands-on opportunities for schoolchildren to connect with their food and where it comes from.

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From the Arcadia Blog

  • Spring2Action April 5th and Help Arcadia Train and Incubate New Veteran Farmers

    The military has an adage: Train as you fight, so you are physically and mentally prepared for whatever comes. At Arcadia, we want to follow the same principle:  Train as you farm.Arcadia Farm is scrappy and productive, but needs more...

  • Meet our Veteran Farmers!

    There is a slow-moving crisis in agriculture. The United States needs 700,000 new farmers to take up the plough over the next 20 years to replace the farmers aging out of the profession. In the last two years, America has...

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