Month: October 2020

2020 DMV Food Recovery Week: Tours at Our Farm

From October 12-17, 2020, Manna Food Center’s Community Food Rescue and DC Food Recovery Working Group cohosted the 2020 DMV Food Recovery Week. The week’s activities culminated with tours at Red Wiggler Community Farm. Check out this video from WDVM (localDVM.com) about our participation: https://www.localdvm.com/news/maryland/organizations-tackle-food-insecurity-with-dmv-food-recovery-week/ A big THANK YOU to everyone for participating in the Read More …

#MeetTheFarmerMonday – Meet Our 2020 Interns!

It’s #MeetTheFarmerMonday – Meet Red Wiggler Community Farm’s 2020 interns who were with us ranging from April to October. Our interns are an important part of our team and work alongside staff and Growers in everyday farm tasks, such as planting, harvesting, composting, weeding, and pest management. This year, our six interns (Annabelle, Charlie, Dylan, Read More …

Thank you for celebrating with us!

Thank you for celebrating with us! We are blown away by the support of our community. Thanks to all of you, we surpassed our goal of raising $15,000 and raised over $20,000! In a year as tough as 2020, seeing our community come together to continue supporting our efforts to create fertile ground to nourish Read More …

#VeggieWednesday — Mustard Greens

It’s #VeggieWednesday – and today, it’s all about mustard greens! Mustard greens are the leaves of the mustard plant (a cruciferous veggie), and we grow 3 varieties of mustard greens: Green Wave, Red Giant, and Amara. Mustard greens have crumpled or flat leaves that have scalloped, frilled, or lacy edges. Mustard greens are packed full Read More …