ECO City Farms

Miss Floribunda: The kid who likes bees

August 14, 2017

Dear Miss Floribunda, I am seven years old. My daddy is helping me with this because I can’t spell many words and he says I ask too many questions he can’t answer. I like bees. I like to watch them and they don’t sting me but my friend got stung. Why would they be nice to me and [read more]

PHOTOS: Riverdale Winter Farmers Market

January 29, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE – The Riverdale Farmers Market continues to run on Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m. in its new winter space. On Jan. 29, vendors occupied the righthand side of the building while market goers ate at tables and listened to music by Chris Ousley of the Bumper Jacksons to the left. [read more]

From seed to feed

August 14, 2014

With Eco City, local students learn about food systems Planting, weeding, harvesting, cooking: For the 20 high-schoolers participating in ECO City Farms’ Seed to Feed Summer Youth Program, it’s all in a day’s work. The program exposes students to every aspect of the food system, from planting [read more]

Farm celebrates Food Day

November 18, 2013

BY SCARLETT SALEM — On a windy yet sunny afternoon, about 300 people visited ECO City Farms for a Food Day Festival. Held on October 26, the free event included a farm tour, face painting, music, cooking demonstrations, hula hooping and ECO’s famous smoothie bike, featuring a bicycle-powered [read more]

County’s first urban farm unveils vibrant mural

November 11, 2011

ECO City Farms CEO and founder Margaret Morgan-Hubbard stands in front of the new mural, created by two Hyattsville residents. Photo courtesy ECO City Farms. BY SCARLETT SALEM AND PAULA MINAERT — On October 21, a crowd of about 30 area residents and elected officials gathered in [read more]