Learn to grow your own vegetables

Want to grow your own vegetables? We can help!
In our Kitchen Garden Education Program, we will provide you with a year-long membership to the community garden, including your own garden plot, along with everything you need to get started learning and growing.

Our Program

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The Kitchen Garden Education Program is a comprehensive, hands-on growing program at Fort Totten, in NE Washington DC, one block from the Fort Totten Metro Station. The program is intended for new and aspiring urban gardeners. If you want to learn to grow vegetables, whether you are an absolute beginner or are ready to take to it to the next level with cool weather crops, we can help you learn to grow your own fresh, seasonal, organic vegetables. We will provide you with your own garden plot, along with all the necessary supplies and materials, access to the community tool shed, and a year of individualized help & support. All your have to bring is your own commitment to grow.

Program cost is $600

We  offer tuition assistance, on a sliding scale, for qualified applicants. Well over half of our students represent low-income households, and participate at low or no cost. Request scholarship application by email.

 

We are accepting applications for the 2018 growing season

Register here

 

 

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The 2019 Program begins in March

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“My favorite part was learning about the wide-ranging experiences of master gardeners from all over the world, and how they apply that knowledge here in our Fort Totten garden.” Amy

 

It was great to learn new things and then have get to chose what to implement  in our plots.” Maia


Read about the in-the-garden experience from one of our new gardeners

 

Learn to grow these cool weather vegetables

 

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And these hot weather vegetables

 

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Click here to register and pay

For more information email us at

 

We are grateful to our partners and sponsors

 

Thank you for your generous support

Mom’s Organic Market

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Love & Carrots

Mamie D. Lee Community Garden

National Park Service

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