University of Maryland Extension

Urban Farmer Field School: Caring for Your Most Important Tool: Your Mind & Body!

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
EcoCity Farm
4913 Crittenden Street
Hyattsville, MD 20781
United States
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Kim Rush Lynch (UMD Extension) and Nazirahk Amen (Purple Mountain Organics)

Urban Farmer Field School series

This summer, join University of Maryland Extension on urban farms in Prince George's County and Baltimore City. Each Urban Farmer Field School in the series will cover a different topic, but every Field School will provide you the opportunity to learn in a hands-on setting and set goals for improving the financial viability of your own urban farm. 


Wednesday, August 15: 
Caring for Your Most Important Tool: Your Mind & Body!

Date and time: Wednesday, August 15, from 5:30 to 8:30pm

Location: EcoCity Farm, 4913 Crittenden Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781

Topic: Caring for Your Most Important Tool: Your Mind & Body!

The business of farming can be tough on your mind and body. It’s more crucial than ever to focus on work-life balance as one of the most important keys to the health of you, your family, and your business. Learn a variety of self-care tips including ergonomics for your hard-working body, strategies to build your immune system, and other stress reduction techniques for your mind and body.

Light refreshments will be provided at this evening workshop. 

Registration: $10, online here:

For questions about this specific event, please contact Kim Rush Lynch at
For questions about the Urban Farmer Field School series, please contact Neith Little and

The University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.

Los programas del Colegio de Agricultura y Recursos Naturales de la Universidad de Maryland están abiertos a todos y no discriminará contra nadie debido a raza, edad, sexo, color, orientación sexual, discapacidad física o mental, religión, descendencia, origen nacional, estatus matrimonial, información genética, afiliación política, o identificación y expresión de género.

This workshop is supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2015-49200-24225.


Kim Rush Lynch
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Contact Phone: 
301 868 8780
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