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SPARKLE: Garden Talk and Potluck Picnic at the Koiner Farm
June 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
This garden talk will also be followed by a tour of the farm, and a Potluck Picnic for all to enjoy under the breeze of the trees. Last year’s event was a memorable one, so we hope you can join us for what is bound to be another enjoyable visit at the Koiner Farm.
RSVP: Let us know what kind of dish you will be bringing for the Potluck Picnic or email [email protected] or call 301.503.7401.
The founders of a new urban agriculture nonprofit in Montgomery County will discuss life and work at the Koiner Farm in downtown Silver Spring, and their mission to steward and manage urban farms across the county for the purpose of hands-on STEM education.
Our presenter, Kate Medina, is Founder and Director of Education at The Charles Koiner Center for Urban Farming. CKC Farming (as it’s known) is a new nonprofit in Montgomery County, Maryland that aims to inspire local food innovators through greater access to urban farms. CKC Farming operates at Koiner Farm in downtown Silver Spring.
Koiner Farm is owned by Mr. Charles Koiner, now 98. CKC Farming provides support to Charles as he continues to farm his 1-acre plot and assists his daughter Lynn in fulfilling her vision of maintaining the property as a working farm in perpetuity. For more info about the Charles Koiner Center for Urban Farming, visit www.ckcfarming.org.