Montgomery Parks to Host Virtual Community Meeting on Proposed Community Garden at Edgewood Neighborhood Park

by MCS Staff
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Online community meeting hosted in English with live Spanish interpretation, December 8, 2021, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

WHEATON, Md. – Montgomery Parks(opens in a new tab), part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, is hosting a virtual community meeting to present preliminary concept plans for the proposed community garden at Edgewood Neighborhood Park(opens in a new tab) in Fairland.

English and Spanish Virtual Community Meeting: Community Garden Project at Edgewood Neighborhood Park, December 8, 2021, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Watch and submit questions by joining the online Zoom meeting at  https://mocoparks.org/edgewoodgarden(opens in a new tab)or listen only via phone by calling:  + 301 715 8592 Webinar ID: 860 5602 8248

The Montgomery Parks Community Garden Program includes 12 gardens across the county and serves over 500 families, working through 20 partners. The goal is to continue the expansion of the program by identifying suitable park locations for additional gardens.

Edgewood Neighborhood Park was identified as a suitable location in the department’s Community Garden Site Suitability Study based on criteria necessary for local food production. The intent of the project is to introduce a community garden that engages families in local food production in smaller spaces, address food security, and establish a model for future designs to come.

For more information about the program and the site suitability study, residents can watch the Community Garden Program Briefing(opens in a new tab) presented to the Planning Board on April 15th, 2021.

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