Activities and Accomplishments – UAGE

Center for Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education Photo Gallery

1400 lbs. harvested on Gleaning Day – November 2015
CAUSES Hosts Second Annual Urban Agriculture Symposium – October 2015
UDC CAUSES Launches Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certificate Program – July 2015
Volunteers help support Gardens of the Senses – July 2015
Chef Spike Mendelsohn Visits UDC Food Hub and Farm – June 2015
Urban Agriculture Director Featured as Food Summit Speaker – January 2015
Farm Greens Donated to DC Central Kitchen – November 2014
UDC and Aruba Sign MOU to Collaborate on Food and Water Security  – October 2014
D.C. Students Enjoy Agroecology Day at UDC Farm – October 2014
UDC Celebrates National Pollinator Week – June 2014
UDC Urban Gardening Project featured by Associated Press Television – May 2014
UDC Research Farm Hosts Biogas Workshop – April 2014
Sandy Farber Bandier Gives Deer-Proofing Tips on Radio Show – March 2014
Produce from UDC’s farm donated to NBC’s ‘Food 4 Families’ Campaign – December 2013
CAUSES, DC Central Kitchen collaborate for school’s African Food Day – October 2013
Fiji at the Farm – October 2013
Hay Adams Partnership Promotes Locally Grown Food – September 2013

News and Media

Listen: The Growth of Large-Scale Indoor Urban Farming – The Diane Rehm Show
UDC seeks solutions to feed an increasingly urban world – For the land-strapped gardener, a place to grow – The Washington Post
Bringing the Farm to the City: How a Local Land Grant University is Supporting a Different Kind of Agriculture – USDA
Watch: Green roof featured on Week in Review – USDA
Urban Farmers Say It’s Time They Got Their Own Research Farms – NPR
Urban farms now produce 1/5 of the world’s food – Ensia
DC a leader in urban gardening research – Elevation DC
How One Of D.C.’s Worst Heroin Markets Became A Sustainable Food Source – Climate Progress
Could Washington, D.C., Become the American Capital of Urban Farming? – Takepart
Five Questions with Che Axum of the University of the District of Columbia – Food Tank
Listen: Oh, deer! Dealing with the prettiest pest – Federal News Radio
Urban farming yields fresh food, land reuse – National Geographic
UDC’s research farm embraces multiple missions: grow, teach and discover – Washington Post
HBCUs Bring Health and Wealth With Community Gardens – Huffington Post