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Localize It! Baltimore Free Farm Earth Day Festival

Who Says Being Sustainable Isn’t Fun?

Come join the Baltimore Free Farm folks at Ash Street Garden on Sunday, April 22nd for LOCALIZE IT! and learn how sustainability and fun can go hand in hand.  As an official participant in the 8th Annual Baltimore Green Week, Localize It! is a day of educational events including local crafts, workshops and a Chili Brew Contest.  Below is a list of events for the day:

Localize It!
Ash Street Garden
3510 Ash Street
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What’s going on this year?

Chilibrew V! Anyone can be a judge in this homebrew competition(21+ only!) and chili cookoff organized by BaltiBrew. http://baltibrew.org/chilibrew/
-Local craft & food vendors
-Live music(more details TBA)
-Workshops
-Facepainting
-Street performers
-Kid friendly atmosphere!
..and more!

 

To learn more about Baltimore Free Farm and the Ash Street Garden, CLICK HERE.



Beekeeping in Baltimore Workshop Series
February 7, 2011, 12:29 am
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Beekeeping in Baltimore Workshops

Baltimore Free Farm and Baltimore Honey are teaming up to bring you a Beekeeping in Baltimore workshop series. The 5 workshops will be presented by Meme Thomas, of Baltimore Honey, at the Baltimore Free Farm’s Ash Street Sustainability Center.  Attendees can attend the entire series for $100 or a single workshop for $35 if they pre-register.  The first workshop begins Sunday, February 13, 2011.  For more information about the workshops, CLICK HERE.

Meme Thomas is the Director of Baltimore Honey and the owner of Earthscape Design, a landscape and environmental design firm located in Baltimore City.  Baltimore Honey is a not for profit organization providing the City of Baltimore with local natural/organic raw honey from a community supported apiary.

Baltimore Free Farm is a network of community activists in Baltimore who work to promote sustainability through urban agriculture.  To learn more, CLICK HERE.



Free Class On City Composting
August 8, 2010, 9:02 am
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Learn How To Compost In The City

Composting In the City
Sponsered by The Baltimore Free Farm
August 12, 2010, 6 – 7:30 pm
Ash Street Garden, 3519 Ash St.
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This event is free.

Afraid that starting a compost pile will attract rats or other pests? Not sure exactly what you can and can’t add to your pile? Join Master Composter Angela Smith to learn how to compost in your garden. For more information or to RSVP: 410-448-5663 x128, community.greening@parksandpeople.org



Strange Folks II At Ash Street Garden, Sunday Aug. 1st

Strange Folks II Presented By Baltimore Free Farm At Ash Street Garden

Strange Folks II
Sun, Aug 1, 12:30 – 5:00 PM
Location: Ash Street Garden
3519 Ash St, Baltimore
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Strange Folks II is a second installment of a combination potluck/folk music event at the Ash Street Community Garden in Hampden.

Ash Street Garden is a project of the Baltimore Free Farm. The BFF is a network of community activists in Baltimore, MD whose goal is to promote sustainability through urban agriculture and other progressive projects.  Their pilot project is the Ash Street Garden in Hampden.  It consists of numerous productive organic vegetable plots on land that was reclaimed, with the cooperation of the Baltimore City government, from vacant lots suffering under urban decay, trash, and crime.

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