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District of Columbia

The District of Columbia is approximately 61 square miles of highly urbanized landscape with over 588,000 residents and a median household income of $54,812. While no sizeable farming activity operations occur in the District, there are many active urban gardening groups that maintain pocket garden plots throughout the city. Primarily, the District is a large consumer of farm goods from the surrounding region and boasts over 18 farmers markets that operate both seasonally and year-round.

FRESHFARM Markets is a nonprofit organization founded in 1997 that operates 3 farmers markets in the District of Columbia at Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom, and Penn Quarter. Below are some quick links to FreshFarms Markets near District neighborhoods. For a complete listing of farm markets in the District, please visit the NCF Home Page

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American Community Gardening Association:

City Farms:

Hill East Community Garden:

Seventh Street Garden Project:

National Arboretum Youth Garden:

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