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May 24, 2016- Claggett Farm 6:30 PM

posted May 6, 2016, 8:35 AM by Bowie-Crofton Gardener   [ updated May 6, 2016, 8:38 AM ]

Claggett Farm

11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Visit this Sustainable Farming and Food Production that Benefits the Chesapeake Bay at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Claggett Farm.

We will be meeting at 6:30 in Upper Marboro at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Demonstration and Educational Farm. 

Please consider carpooling to the site.

Directions click on below;

After turning into the main entrance at the fork in the road bear left.  You will be parking in an area near 3 barns on that road.

We will be riding a hay wagon.    There will be good steps to climb into the wagon.  We will have folks to help you.

A few of the many things we will see are;

A large CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) that grows organic vegetables and provides this production to the Greater Washington DC area. 

Environmentaly friendly and healthy grass based organic sustainable beef and sheep management.

A large native tree and shrub nursery that distributes plants for stream   corridor restoration throughout the state.

Educational programs that tie urban and suburban populations to how food production can be friendly to the Chesapeake Bay.