July 14th..Summer Skies

OLD CITY Farm and Guild is living the dream! 
Sundays @ 10am-2pm 
We are just thrilled.  

           

Did you plant this week?
Plant in the early morning or after 7:pm 

 


We still have lots of native pollinators for your garden. Help the bees and butterflies
to do their thing. 

Coming up Saturday the 16th…   

   

Come on in for:

FLOWERS, Shrubs and Perennials Galore!!
Also….. 
We have some super cool scented geraniums. 
Citronella, mint, chocolate and pine..All good for your patio or balcony. 

Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil. 

Edible Shrubs and Fruit Trees.

We have got some cool stuff!    

  

We are busting out with plants and produce.
July is here… 

   

 

Happy to be a drop site for:   

Contact: 

http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and 
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is the    
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 

Stay tuned. 
A saying from Compost Cab: 
“If it stinks, you aren’t doing it right”.

 

 

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Always a good time to get your hands dirty.
Did you know that working/playing in the dirt boosts happy hormones? It really does!!  


 

 

Spring-Summer
 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm
If the weather is wet,
or really hot
call us @ 202.412.2489
to see if we are open.
Check us out on
Facebook for updates.    

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Time to think of our neighbors. 

Yep, they will be coming soon.  



Did you see many this year?
They were all over the farm
  


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It is that time of year again.
WOOHOO!!
BBQ TIME!! 


 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC
We now have worm castings. 


 

 


 


Need a spring Clean up?


 


Contact Fairies’ Crossing


 


fairiescrossing@gmail.com


 


” To inspire your dreamer.”


 


 

FX logo



 


OLD CITY Farm and Guild


 


925 Rhode Island Ave. NW


 


WDC 20001


 


202.412.2489


 



 


BLAST from the Past!   

Each week we will show a pic from our archives.
one year we had a bunch of grasshoppers come forth. 

Life really happened at that abandoned corner.  

  

 


 



OLD CITY green became

OLD CITY Farm and Guild June 2013       


We love adding life to places where nothing used to exist but debris.


That is how we got the name,


“The green beating HEART of Shaw”.  

Thanks, Ralph Brabham  


 


 



Sunny skies…

OLD CITY Farm and Guild is living the dream! 
Sundays @ 10am-2pm 
We are just thrilled.  

           

.Did you plant purple this week? Coming up:

 

Pollinator Week….
We will have lots of native pollinators for your garden. Just in time for the bees and butterflies
to do their thing.    



Lady Bugs are in!
Bring the kids.

Mantis eggs too…
Just in time to keep your
“not so good bugs” under control
without polluting your garden.

   

Come on in for:

FLOWERS, Shrubs and Perennials Galore!!
Also….. 
We have some super cool scented geraniums. 
Citronella, mint, chocolate and pine..All good for your patio or balcony. 

Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil. 

Edible Shrubs and Fruit Trees.

We have got some cool stuff!    

  

We are busting out with plants and produce.
June is here… 

   

 

We have Basil!!!!
  

PLANT NOW!!! 

 

 
Our CSA is in…
It isn’t too late to join   
Contact: 

http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and 
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is the    
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 

Stay tuned. 
A saying from Compost Cab: 
“If it stinks, you aren’t doing it right”.

 

 

******************************************


A good time to get your hands dirty.
Did you know that working/playing in the dirt boosts happy hormones? It really does!!  


 

 

Spring-Summer
 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm
If the weather is wet,
call us @ 202.412.2489
to see if we are open.
Check us out on
Facebook for updates.    

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Time to think of our neighbors. 

Yep, they will be coming soon.  



Have you seen a firefly yet?
  


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It is that time of year again.
WOOHOO!!
BBQ TIME!! 


 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC
We now have worm castings. 


 

 


 


Need a spring Clean up?


 


Contact Fairies’ Crossing


 


fairiescrossing@gmail.com


 


” To inspire your dreamer.”


 


 

FX logo



 


OLD CITY Farm and Guild


 


925 Rhode Island Ave. NW


 


WDC 20001


 


202.412.2489


 



 


BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives
Our racks on  9th and N..
We really brought life to that abandoned corner.  

  

 


 



OLD CITY green became

OLD CITY Farm and Guild June 2013
Our first June on Rhode Island…
To all, Happy Pride Month.
     


We love adding life to places where nothing used to exist but debris.


That is how we got the name,


“The green beating HEART of Shaw”.  

Thanks, Ralph Brabham  


 


 



Busting June.

OLD CITY Farm and Guild is living the dream! 
Sundays @ 10am-2pm 
We are just thrilled.  

           

We have annual colors
you can’t get at other places.   



Lady Bugs are in!
Bring the kids.

Mantis eggs too…
Just in time to keep your
“not so good bugs” under control
without polluting your garden.

   

Come on in for:

FLOWERS Galore!!
Also….. 
We have some super cool scented geraniums. 
Citronella, mint, chocolate and pine..All good for your patio or balcony. 

Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil. 

Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs

and Fruit Trees.
We have got some cool stuff.   

  

We are busting out with plants and produce. We grew some hot mustard.
June is here… 

   

 

We have Basil!!!!
  

PLANT NOW!!! 

 

 
Our CSA is in…
It isn’t too late to join   
Contact: 

http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and 
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is the    
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 

Stay tuned. 
A saying from Compost Cab: 
“A rind is a terrible thing to waste”.

 

 

******************************************


A good time to get your hands dirty.
Did you know that working/playing in the dirt boosts happy hormones? It really does!!  


 

 

Spring-Summer
 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm
If the weather is wet,
call us @ 202.412.2489
to see if we are open.
Check us out on
Facebook for updates.    

**********************************


Time to think of our neighbors.
Yep, they will be coming soon.  



 


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It is that time of year again.
WOOHOO!!
BBQ TIME!! 


 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC
We now have worm castings. 


 

 


 


Need a spring Clean up?


 


Contact Fairies’ Crossing


 


fairiescrossing@gmail.com


 


“To inspire your dreamer.”


 


 

FX logo



 


OLD CITY Farm and Guild


 


925 Rhode Island Ave. NW


 


WDC 20001


 


202.412.2489


 



 


BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives.

 
Right after we moved from 9th and N
 December of 2012, this
happened in March of 2013
@ 925 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Shaw Main Streets bought lirope for all of our tree boxes in Shaw.

Congratulations, Shaw Main Streets for your win of the GREAT AMERICAN MAIN Streets Award.    

 


 



OLD CITY green became

OLD CITY Farm and Guild in March of 2013
We used to host Cinema Verde.
We watched films on our big open white wall.
   


We love adding life to places where nothing used to exist but debris.


That is how we got the name,


“The green beating HEART of Shaw”.  

Thanks, Ralph Brabham  


 


 



Ready for the Sun

OLD CITY Farm and Guild is living the dream! 
Sundays @ 10am-2pm 
We are just thrilled.  

           

  


Lady Bugs are in!
Bring the kids.

Mantis eggs too…
Just in time to keep your
“not so good bugs” under control
without polluting your garden.

   

Come on in for:
FLOWERS!!

We have some super cool scented geraniums. 
Citronella, mint, chocolate and pine..All good for your patio or balcony. 

Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil. 

Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs

and Fruit Trees.
We have got some cool stuff.   

  

We are busting out with plants.
Okra seedlings came in yesterday.
 

 

We have Basil!!!!
  

PLANT NOW!!! 

 

 
Our CSA is in…
It isn’t too late to join   
Contact: 

http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and 
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is the    
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 

Stay tuned. 
A saying from Compost Cab: 
“A rind is a terrible thing to waste”.

 

 

******************************************


A good time to get your hands dirty.
Did you know that working/playing in the dirt boosts happy hormones? It really does!!  


 

 

Spring-Summer
 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm
If the weather is wet,
call us @ 202.412.2489
to see if we are open.
Check us out on
Facebook for updates.    

**********************************


Time to think of our neighbors. 



 


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It is that time of year again.
WOOHOO!!
BBQ TIME!! 


 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC
We now have worm castings. 


 

 


 


Need a spring Clean up?


 


Contact Fairies’ Crossing


 


fairiescrossing@gmail.com


 


“To inspire your dreamer.”


 


 

FX logo



 


OLD CITY Farm and Guild


 


925 Rhode Island Ave. NW


 


WDC 20001


 


202.412.2489


 



 


BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives.

 
Right after we moved from 9th and N
 December of 2012 this happened. 

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OLD CITY green became

OLD CITY Farm and Guild in March of 2013
We planted basil in the tops of these buckets and tomatoes at the bottom..We did it again this year. Come take a look.
   


We love adding life to places where nothing used to exist but debris.


That is how we got the name,


“The green beating HEART of Shaw”.  

Thanks, Ralph Brabham  


 


 



May Flowers.

OLD CITY Farm and Guild is living the dream! 
Sundays @ 10am-2pm 
We are just thrilled.  

           

  


Lady Bugs are in!
Bring the kids.

Mantis eggs too…
Just in time to keep your
“not so good bugs” under control
without polluting your garden.

   

Come on in for:
FLOWERS!! 
Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil. 

Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs

and Fruit Trees.
We have got some cool stuff.   

  

We are busting out with plants. 

 

We have Basil!!!!
  

PLANT NOW!!! 

 

 
Our CSA is in…
It isn’t too late to join   
Contact: 

http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and 
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is the    
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 

Stay tuned. 
A saying from Compost Cab: 
“A rind is a terrible thing to waste”.

 

 

******************************************


A good time to get your hands dirty.
Did you know that working/playing in the dirt boosts happy hormones? It really does!!  


 

 

Spring-Summer
 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm
If the weather is wet,
call us @ 202.412.2489
to see if we are open.
Check us out on
Facebook for updates.    

**********************************


Time to think of our neighbors. 



 


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It is that time of year again.
WOOHOO!!
BBQ TIME!! 


 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC
We now have worm castings. 


 

 


 


Need a spring Clean up?


 


Contact Fairies’ Crossing


 


fairiescrossing@gmail.com


 


“To inspire your dreamer.”


 


 

FX logo



 


OLD CITY Farm and Guild


 


925 Rhode Island Ave. NW


 


WDC 20001


 


202.412.2489


 



 


BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives.

 
Our first year on Rhode Island.
Summer 2013..
Our garden just went wild. We let it.
The birds LOVED it. 

 


 



OLD CITY green became

OLD CITY Farm and Guild in March of 2013  


We love adding life to places where nothing used to exist but debris.


That is how we got the name,


“The green beating HEART of Shaw”. 


 


 



May..May….May

OLD CITY Farm and Guild is living the dream! 
Starting Sunday May 8th @ 10am-2pm
We are just thrilled.  

           

Are you ready for this?
Our first show of the year on Sat 5/7. 

 


Lady Bugs are in!
And 3000 will be released this
Sunday at 12noon. Bring the kids.

Mantis eggs too…
Just in time to keep your
“not so good bugs” under control
without polluting your garden.

   

Come on in for: 
Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil. 

Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs

and Fruit Trees.  

  

We are busting out with plants. 

 

We have Basil!!!!
  

  Now is the time for herbs and vegetables.
gardening-things.jpg
 

 
Getting Close
CSA starts on May 5th
It isn’t too late to join   
Contact: 

http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and 
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is the    
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 
Stay tuned.

 

******************************************


A good time to get your hands dirty.
Did you know that working/playing in the dirt boosts happy hormones? It really does!!  


 

 

Spring 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm
If the weather is wet,
call us @ 202.412.2489
to see if we are open.
Check us out on
Facebook for updates.
  

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Time to think of our neighbors. 



 


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If you need tree help, we have a source for you!
Don’t let the pic fool you!   

It is that time of year again.
WOOHOO!!
BBQ TIME!! 


 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC
We now have worm castings. 


 

 


 


Need a spring Clean up?


 


Contact Fairies’ Crossing


 


fairiescrossing@gmail.com


 


“To inspire your dreamer.”


 


 

FX logo



 


OLD CITY Farm and Guild


 


925 Rhode Island Ave. NW


 


WDC 20001


 


202.412.2489


 



 


BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives.

May 2011 Hydrangeas in front of our Mural at OLD CITY green.
Painted by Katherine Rose Clark. 

In 2010.. At 9th and N NW
When we first started our CSA.

 


 



OLD CITY green became

OLD CITY Farm and Guild in 2013  


We love adding life to places where nothing used to exist but debris.


That is how we got the name,


“The green beating HEART of Shaw”. 


 


 



Stepping into Spring

 Is this awesome or what? 
Starting Sunday May 8th @ 10am.
We are just thrilled.  

           

 


Lady Bugs are in!

Mantis eggs too…
Just in time to keep your
“not so good bugs” under control
without polluting your garden.

   

Come on in for: 
Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil. 

Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs

and Fruit Trees.  

  

We are busting out with plants. 

 

We have Knock Out Roses!!!!
  

  Annuals and herbs

 

 
Getting Close
CSA starts in May.  
Contact: 

http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and 
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is the    
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 
Stay tuned.

 

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Ajuga for you! 


 

 

Spring 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm 
 

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We have peonies



 


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Time to PRUNE!!


 


Tell them Frank sent ya. 

It is that time of year again.


 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC
We now have worm castings. 


 

 


 


Need a spring Clean up?


 


Contact Fairies’ Crossing


 


fairiescrossing@gmail.com


 


“To inspire your dreamer.”


 


 

FX logo



 


OLD CITY Farm and Guild


 


925 Rhode Island Ave. NW


 


WDC 20001


 


202.412.2489


 



 


BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives.

Summer 2012

Summer 2013

 


We took an abandoned school lot in front of a closed school @ 925 Rhode Island Ave. NW in the winter of 2013.


OLD CITY green become
OLD CITY Farm and Guild.  


We love adding life to places where nothing used to exist but debris.


That is how we got the name,


“The green beating HEART of Shaw”. 


 


 



WE LOVE SPRING!!

                                                           

Come on in for some sunshine and fun! 
We have the great outdoors!! 

 


Lady Bugs are in!

Mantis eggs too…
Just in time to keep your
“not so good bugs” under control
without polluting your garden.

    

Come on in for: 
Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil.
Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs

and Fruit Trees.  

  

We are busting out with plants. 

 

We have Knock Out Roses!!!!
  

  Annuals and herbs

 

 
Getting Close. 
Contact: 

http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is   
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 
Stay tuned.
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Spring 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm 
 

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We have peonies

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Time to PRUNE!!

Tell them Frank sent ya. 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC

 We still do.

Need a spring Clean up?
 
Contact Fairies’ Crossing

fairiescrossing@gmail.com

“To inspire your dreamer.”

 

FX logo
www.fairiescrossingdc.com

OLD CITY Farm and Guild

925 Rhode Island Ave. NW

WDC 20001

202.412.2489

www.oldcityfarmandguild.com

BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives.

Spring of 2010.
We took an abandoned lot at 9th and N NW in the winter of 2008.
OLD CITY green was born.
We love adding life to places where nothing used to exist but debris.
That is how we got the name,
“The green beating HEART of Shaw”. 



Say YES to Spring.

                                                           

Come on in for some sunshine and fun!
We have the great outdoors!! 

 

 
Herbs, vegetables, compost and soil.  
Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs
and Fruit Trees.
 
We are ready for more each week.

We have Knock Out Roses!!!!
  

Shrubs are in…

 

 

Getting Close.
Contact:
http://www.lancasterfarmfresh.com/ 

    

Compost Cab and OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is   
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 
Stay tuned.
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Spring 2016 Hours    

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm  

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm 
 

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We Love Tulips
white-dew-tulips.jpg

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Time to PRUNE!!

Tell them Frank sent ya. 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC

 We still do.

Need a spring Clean up?
 
Contact Fairies’ Crossing

fairiescrossing@gmail.com

“To inspire your dreamer.”

 

FX logo
www.fairiescrossingdc.com

OLD CITY Farm and Guild

925 Rhode Island Ave. NW

WDC 20001

202.412.2489

www.oldcityfarmandguild.com

BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives.

Spring of 2013.
We took an abandoned piece of cement in front of a closed school
 @925 Rhode Island.
We started with very little. 



Spring..Sort of

                                                           

Spring is here.  (Sort of.) 
Pansies and herbs, some vegetables, compost and soil.  
Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs
and Fruit Trees.
 
We are ready for more each week.

We have HAY!!!!
  

Shrubs are in…

 

 
You can always get a head start on our CSA.    
We started with this CSA in 2009.    

We were the first site in the hood.  

Sign up soon…

We want to remain your local drop off site. 

 

    

Compost Cab and OLD CITY Farm and Guild 

 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw is   
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 
Stay tuned.
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Spring 2016 Hours  

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm 

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm 
 

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Can you find our Queen?
 
Our hive died this past winter.

We have a new hive and we are also hosting a

 second hive for a local keeper.
 
We released our queens yesterday.

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Time to PRUNE!!

Tell them Frank sent ya. 


We were the first to carry Chesapeake Compost in DC

 We still do.

Need a spring Clean up?
 
Contact Fairies’ Crossing

fairiescrossing@gmail.com

“To inspire your dreamer.”

 

FX logo
www.fairiescrossingdc.com

OLD CITY Farm and Guild

925 Rhode Island Ave. NW

WDC 20001

202.412.2489

www.oldcityfarmandguild.com

BLAST from the Past!   
Each week we will show a pic from our archives.

Spring of 2013. Our first few months on Rhode
 Island kept us in the water. Thanks to the
 prompt service of DGS, we had our drains opened up.