Every winter, urban gardeners, local food fanatics and community food security enthusiasts from the farthest reaches of the District of Columbia gather together at Coolidge High School for Rooting DC! It's a day-long free conference filled with hands-on workshops and inspiration about all sorts of urban food and farming topics. This year, the event is taking place Saturday, February 18th. If that's not enough to get you excited about spring, I don't know what is.
Here's Mo presenting at Rooting DC last year.
Arcadia will have a big presence at Rooting DC this year. Our very own farmer Mo Moodie will be talking about soil science at noon - find out how macro and micro nutrients impact the health of your plants, how to test your soil, and how to improve soil quality. Andrea Northup, who runs Arcadia's D.C. Farm to School Network will speak during two workshop sessions - one on how the D.C. school food system works at 10:45am, and one demonstrating 15-minute educational activities in the garden at 3:30pm. Check out the full agenda here. And don't miss our Arcadia table on display in the community tabling area!
Spread the word, and we look forward to seeing you at the fun, free, and fabulous Rooting DC! Learn more and register at www.rootingdc.org.