Year: 2021

#VeggieWednesday — Beets

It’s #VeggieWednesday – and today, it’s all about beets! Yesterday, we had a really good beet harvest with an impressive 168 pounds! Some beets harvested were the size of baseballs and softballs. Beets come in a range of colors and sizes and are a good source of fiber, vitamin A, and minerals including calcium, iron, Read More …

Kitchen Medicine: Spring Edition

Last month on June 19, 2021, Red Wiggler held its first in-person live workshop on the farm since the COVID-19 pandemic. 14 participants joined us for the spring edition of Kitchen Medicine with instructor Claire Hudson from Nadarra Leigh. Participants were greeted and checked-in by Elaine, one of our Growers. During the workshop, Claire provided Read More …

New Trees

How lucky are we? We love trees, and we recently had 5 new trees installed! Thanks to: Brian D., Pope Farm Nursery Manager with The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission – Montgomery Parks (M-NCPPC – Montgomery Parks), Horticulture, Forestry and Environmental Education Division for coordinating and the trees; and Marty K. with Kelly Landscaping Read More …

2021 Happy Mother’s Day

Soon, our fields will be full of beautiful blooming flowers, and we wish we could share them with all of you in person. Here is a virtual bouquet we created to share with you and the moms you love too. We hope this virtual bouquet of flowers, grown here at Red Wiggler Community Farm, brightens Read More …

Gleaning and Harvesting Kale

Back in April 2021, our spring crew gleaned and harvested overwintered kale for our Farm to Food Bank effort. The kale harvested went to Fox Chapel Elementary School in Germantown, MD, and we were connected to them through one of our partners, Manna Food Center. Check out some photos from our socially distanced harvesting efforts and Read More …

Happy Earth Day 2021

At Red Wiggler Community Farm, we celebrate Earth Day every day. But today, we pause to reflect on our vision of creating fertile ground to nourish a healthy and inclusive community. We thank you for your continued support of our farm, and we hope you will join us in doing your part to keep the Read More …