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Arcadia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a more equitable and sustainable local food system in the Washington, DC area.

Based on the historic grounds of Woodlawn Estate in Alexandria, Virginia, thanks to a landmark partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Arcadia manages four distinct program areas that address a specific need in the community, while collectively engaging consumers, farmers, schools, and institutions.

Arcadia Farm

Demonstrates environmentally and economically sustainable growing practices.

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Mobile Market

Distributes fresh, affordable food to underserved DC-area neighborhoods.

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Veteran Farmer Program

Trains military veterans for new careers in agriculture.

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Farm to School Program

Connects schools with healthy, local food for school meals and provide hands-on food & farm education.

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From the Arcadia Blog

  • COVID-19 Spring 2020 Field Trip Updates

    Dear Educators,Following VA Governor Ralph Northam’s announcement to close all Virginia schools for the remaining portion of SY 2019/20, it is with a heavy heart that Arcadia has decided to cancel the upcoming Spring 2020 Field Trip season.In order to...

  • #HealthyTogether: Join us in looking out for our neighbors!

    Many residents, workers, families and children in the DMV will be adversely impacted by closures and concerns due to COVID-19.We can all help. As we mark the occasion of  Arcadia being featured in the March 22nd episode of MSNBC’s, What’s Eating America...

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Upcoming Events

3/18/2020 - Mobile Market Pop-Ups

11:00am-1:00pm: Edgewood, Edgewood St NE & Evarts St NE, 20017

2:00-4:00pm at Bellevue Library, 115 Atlantic St SW, 20032

Pre-Orders Only: Place your pre-order here by Tuesday, March 17th

 

3/22/2020 - What America Eats with Andrew Zimmern

8:30 pm - Facebook Live Watch Party