Author: Elgin Martin

#GivingTuesday 2018

Make an impact in Montgomery County with Red Wiggler Community Farm today!Today we begin our End-of-Year Campaign with #GivingTuesday, and we need your help to raise $6k for our programs.#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities in countries around the world. Millions of people have come Read More …

Mid-Atlantic Care Farming Summit

On October 16th, 2018 Red Wiggler Community Farm, in partnership with Future Harvest: Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture produced the first-ever Mid-Atlantic Care Farming Summit, on Red Wiggler’s campus in Germantown, Maryland. Red Wiggler identified 19 farms from 6 different states in America and Italy that work specifically with adults with developmental disabilities. Until recently, space Read More …

Program Spotlight: Leisure World

The Red Wiggler team completed our first Leisure World Market of the season on Thursday, August 2nd.  This visit has become a beloved tradition for Leisure World residents and our team of Staff & Growers. Red Wiggler Community Farm’s partnership with Leisure World was born in 1999, after resident Ben Margolin, discovered a Washington Post Read More …

Remembering Hallie Wells Birthday Today

Red Wiggler Community Farm remembers Hallie Ausmus Wells birthday today August 1, 1893- she would be 125. Below is a re-posting of an archived blog entry describing how she came to donate her 290-acre farm to the Park system in 1981- we are very grateful for this special woman and her contribution to our community. Read More …