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February 15, 2012 at 7:56 am 3 comments

Customers at the Whitelock Community Farm farmstand.

Produce for sale at the Whitelock Community Farm in summer 2011.

Urban farming is a movement that’s gaining steam in cities across the state of Maryland.  An organization called Grow Annapolis coordinates gardens in our state capital.   Montgomery County has an active community gardens program, and at the Frederick Community Garden Association, they’re counting down to the beginning of spring.

Tom Hall talks with two urban farmers about the process of breaking ground in Baltimore.  The Whitelock Community Farm is located in Reservoir Hill, just a couple of blocks south of Druid Hill Park.  Dr. Cathy Maulsby is a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and volunteers with the farm; Elisa Lane is a co-founder and the farm manager.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. leslieislate  |  February 15, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    @Whitlock keep up the great work you are doing for Baltimore City

  • […] may still be winter, but that doesn’t mean the Farm is quiet. Yesterday, Tom Hall interviewed Cathy Maulsby and Elisa Lane on “Maryland Morning,” a daily radio program that airs on WYPR 88.1FM, about the Farm’s evolution from a guerrilla […]

  • 3. Cathy  |  February 20, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    Great work Whitelock Community Farm!


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