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Arcadia Farm

Arcadia Farm is located just a few short miles from downtown Washington, DC, on the historic grounds of Woodlawn Estate.  Arcadia’s demonstration farm and educational children’s garden currently encompasses four acres, providing a sustainable model of agriculture to new farmers, students and the public through hands-on community engagement.  

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Mobile Market

 

Arcadia’s Mobile Market is a 28-foot, bright green farmers’ market on wheels that delivering crates full of local, sustainably produced food across the national capital region, catering to underserved communities that don’t otherwise have access to fresh, affordable food. Arcadia’s Mobile Market promotes healthy lifestyle choices by engaging community members at market stops and students at schools in the preparation of local produce in cost-effective, nutritious ways.

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Food Hub

Arcadia is establishing a Food Hub to help get healthier, local food into school meals and the Washington, D.C. area market. The Food Hub will expand economic opportunity for regional, sustainable growers and increase market access to healthy, local food.

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Farm to School Program

Arcadia’s Farm to School Program is designed to improve our local food economy and the health and wellbeing of schoolchildren by helping schools get more local, healthy and sustainable foods into school meals.  Arcadia’s Farm to School Program also provides hands-on opportunities for schoolchildren to connect with their food and where it comes from.

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From the Arcadia Blog

  • Why Arcadia Calls Woodlawn Home

    We sometimes get this question: why is Arcadia Farm headquartered on such a fancy site, Woodlawn-Pope-Leighey?The short answer: Woodlawn has been home to people and organizations dedicated to progressing social justice since 1846 – and Arcadia is proud to continue...

  • Cob Pizza Oven Master Course - July 10

    Imagine a pizza cooked in your own backyard – cheese bubbling, crust crackling. Or a roasted chicken, or a platter of just-harvested vegetables (from Arcadia Farm!) simmering away for hours, snug in an efficient cob oven. Now stop imagining and make it...

  • Check out our New Tractor!

    Thank you, to everyone who supported Arcadia's Spring2Action Day of Giving in April. We raised almost $25,000 to purchase a tractor and training equipment for use in our Veteran Farmer Program.We ended up purchasing a beautiful, new to us, John...

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