Our NOVA branch has recently planted a garden of beautiful native plants with the help of Healthy Eating Educator Abbie Steiner, other staff and volunteers.
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Welcome to a food climate where wheat prices have climbed 37.6 percent since early June, and global food prices have risen 6.2 percent since last year.
The Capital Area Food Bank has brought together Anacostia youth for the past five summers through the Garden Club at Children of Mine Center.
With the 2012 drought and increasing craziness in national climate patterns we may experience shifting food supplies that in turn will affect the food bank’s operations and our clients.
Gardeners take great pleasure knowing the little seed they once planted became a delicious and healthy addition to their meal.
Bread for the City is one of the Capital Area Food Bank’s largest and most successful partner agencies.
The early arrival of the warm weather this year has resulted in masses of delicious early spring vegetables.
The diverse environment coupled with the mission to feed those in need, makes the food bank a popular place for young people to begin their careers or complete volunteer hours.
Urban gardening in the Washington metro area is on the rise. According to the Neighborhood Farm Initiative 2010 census, there are 36 community gardens in DC.