Posts By: Abbie Steiner

All About Herbs: Growing with Clients in Falls Church

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Columbia Baptist Church recently hosted an All About Herbs Day during its regular Saturday distribution, in which volunteers worked with clients to plant basil, parsley and vegetable seeds. After utilizing the fresh herbs from the Crossroads Food Pantry to flavor their meals, clients were excited to finally grow their own. After the herbs were planted,… Read more »

Green Thumbs Converge in D.C.

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Over 500 gardeners are expected attend Rooting DC on Saturday, February 18th at Coolidge High School in Takoma. Rooting DC is a day-long free program open to the public that offers gardening workshops, hands-on cooking demonstrations, round-table food policy discussions and an information fair. Rooting DC works to connect the community with the production, distribution,… Read more »