University of Maryland Extension

Urban Agriculture

University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) is collaborating with multiple universities, partners, farmers, and stakeholders from throughout the Chesapeake Bay...

3rd Annual Urban Farmer Winter Meeting

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Baltimore, MD
Come socialize and network with other urban farmers and growers for this professional development training. About this Event UMD Extension and Farm Alliance of Baltimore invite you to the 3rd Annual Urban Farmer Winter Meeting. Come socialize and network with other urban farmers and growers while...

Cultivate Baltimore: Community engaged farming

Friday, Jul. 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Filbert Street Garden
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session, scholarships are available. Please contact futureharvestcasa@gmail.com with questions. Co-organized by Future Harvest CASA...

Cultivate Baltimore: Hand-scale farm tools

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Strength to Love 2
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session, scholarships are available. Please contact futureharvestcasa@gmail.com with questions. Co-organized by Future Harvest CASA...

Cultivate Baltimore: Soil health and pest ID

Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Whitelock Community Farm
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session, scholarships are available. Please contact futureharvestcasa@gmail.com with questions. Co-organized by Future Harvest CASA...

Cultivate Baltimore: Transplant Production

Wednesday, May. 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
The Greener Garden, Baltimore
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session, scholarships are available. Please contact futureharvestcasa@gmail.com with questions. Co-organized by Future Harvest CASA...

Research tour: Best Management Practices for Substrate, Water and Nutrient Management of Urban Farming Systems

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Research Greenhouse Complex, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Research tour: Best Management Practices for Substrate, Water and Nutrient Management of Urban Farming Systems Feb 28, 2019 5 to 8 PM Research Greenhouses, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (click here for Google Maps link) Come see first-hand the on-going research and preliminary results of...

Learn more about mushroom production (fungiculture)

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018. Updated 12/19/2019 Photo taken by Neith Little at Real Food Farm, Baltimore, MD Edible mushrooms can be cultivated outdoors on inoculated logs, or indoors on a substrate such as sawdust or grain. Outdoor...

Learn more about mushroom production (fungiculture)

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018 Photo taken by Neith Little at Real Food Farm, Baltimore, MD Edible mushrooms can be cultivated outdoors on inoculated logs, or indoors on a growth medum such as sawdust, grain, or compost. Outdoor...

Learn more about livestock suited to urban production

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018 Photo by Edwin Remsberg, © University of Maryland--AGNR Image Library. The types of livestock raised in urban areas are constrained by both space and local regulations. Some municipalities allow the keeping...

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