Entries by Jake Ifshin

Getting wild with the kids at Scotland Recreation Center

My name is Tori Heller, and this past fall I had the pleasure of playing, working, and learning with kids at the Scotland Community Center in Potomac.  I am one of the naturalist educators that works with Everybody Grows, and together with Andrew Shofer, a fellow naturalist, we have begun to explore wild nature with […]

Everybody Grows 2017 End of Year Report

Everybody Grows 2017 End of Year Report 2017 was a year of significant progress for Everybody Grows. We expanded our reach by helping a group of neighbors living on 31st Street NE to start and maintain their own personal vegetable gardens. We significantly increased the learning opportunities for the children in the Scotland community through […]

Everybody Grows May 2016 Planting Days

Come out and get your hands dirty at four Everybody Grows planting events in May!  Our fire station planting events will both begin at Engine 26 at 1340 Rhode Island Avenue Northeast DC.  Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home is located at 1818 Newton Street Northwest DC. Volunteers will be helping with the hands-on work of planting […]

Planting Herbs and Writing Tunes at Scotland Rec

We collaborated with a group of young gardeners to start our first plants at our new inspiration garden at Scotland Recreation Center.  We are really excited about our new inspiration garden there, and we are off to a great start building a partnership with the staff and children at the recreation center. I want to […]

Israel Chicken Habitat Compost System Report

Introduction: Urban Master Composter Certificate I had the privilege of taking the Urban Master Composter course in Washington DC this past fall.  I highly recommend this course to anybody interested in urban agriculture or composting.  The class provides a great overview of many techniques to make compost and covers the science underlying these processes.   It […]