Get your veggies here! Marion St. Community Garden

A coworker (who’s also a neighbor) told me about this cute-as-a-button community garden on the 1500 block of Marion street off P ST. Apparently, it was an empty lot and the owners agreed to let the neighborhood create a community garden. They sell their produce on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-7. The space is even … More Get your veggies here! Marion St. Community Garden

Your Involvement Makes All The Difference

We all benefit from making our neighborhood safer and more attractive. Working recently with several investors that have chosen to open their business north of our community, the key has been “the neighborhood”. Investors look at the attractiveness and cleanliness of the neighborhood, in addition to the safety of the neighborhood prior to investing.  So … More Your Involvement Makes All The Difference

ANC5c01 report to BACA

MARCH 7, 2011 The last month has been a very active one in Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 5C generally and our Single Member District (SMD) ANC5C01 in particular. ANC 5C FEBRUARY MEETING The last meeting of the ANC took place on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at the Summit at St. Martins.  All 12 commissioners of … More ANC5c01 report to BACA

What Would You Like for BACA to Focus on in 2011?

           Dear Neighbors, Saturday, November 13th the Bates Area Civic Association officers will meet to put together a project plan and budget for 2011. The project plan and budget will be presented to the community for review, input and approval.              We would like to hear from you. What would you like us to work … More What Would You Like for BACA to Focus on in 2011?

Youth Gardening Project

All Nations Baptist Church Youth Gardening Project Saturday, March 27, 2010 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Earn Community Service Hours! Everyone of all ages may participate! Refreshments! All Nations Baptist Church 2001 North Capitol Street, N.E. at Rhode Island Avenue Washington, DC 20002 (202) 832-9591 Rev. Dr. James Coleman, Pastor Rhonda L. McManus, Gardening … More Youth Gardening Project

Fall Garden Update

Let’s jump straight from how-to-start-your-garden to well-that-was-fun! I failed to provide updates throughout the spring and summer, but I’m happy to report that the garden was mostly a success. Some things did VERY well, others failed to produce, but our small garden on 3rd Street  produced a bunch of fresh veggies and will continue to … More Fall Garden Update