Getting out to meet the people who are part of our network of 444 nonprofit partners is one of the best parts of my job! On a recent visit to a partner that distributes fruits, vegetables, and groceries every week, I got to talking with one of them: a volunteer named Richard Adams. He’s in… Read more »
Posts By: Susan Topping
More than 500 people attended the first MCPS Family Market Day at Kennedy High School.
Simply by sharing information, we can build a more informed regional map of what is being done for seniors today and what areas need our attention tomorrow.
It’s not easy to find the right holiday gift for everyone. Your mom’s no help. Instead of giving you a list she tells you, “I’m just happy that the whole family is together.” Your uncle has every toy an adult could possibly own and any he doesn’t, you can’t afford anyway. And your friends are… Read more »
The Capital Area Food Bank, like all food banks across the country, has its foundation in conservation. Food banks ensure that good food does not go to waste. A dented can, a low-gloss apple, and a misshapen carrot can all still realize their destiny of filling stomachs instead of garbage trucks. Food banks were one… Read more »
For years, I have wanted to find a way to make the youth garden space at Clagett Farm feel more inviting and energized for the young participants of the Farm Youth Initiative program. A mural seemed like a good first step in making that a reality. Thanks to our friends at Common Good City Farm,… Read more »
In the classroom and out on the farm, kids are learning why it’s better to opt for a fresh apple when choosing snacks. We just finished our eighth week of the Farm Youth Initiative and despite this summer’s heat, our kids seem to love getting out of the city to visit Clagett Farm. A joint… Read more »