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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.



Spring Forward.

                                                           

Spring is here. 
Pansies and herbs, some vegetables, compost and soil.  
Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs
and 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 their first site in the hood.

Compost Cab and  
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 
 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw will be the  
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 
Stay tuned.
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Spring 2016 Hours  

Sat-Sun 9am-5pm 

Tues-Friday 12 noon-7:30pm 
Hours to begin April 2nd.  

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We are starting up a Community Garden  
@ OLD CITY
We are full.  

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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.
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OLD CITY green @ 9th and N 2012



Spring Joy Week 2

Spring is here.
Pansies and herbs, compost and soil.
Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs
and Trees.
We are ready for more each week.

EASTER EGG HUNT
Sunday 12noon-1:30

 

 

This coming weekend is expected to be beautiful.
In the meantime, you can always get a head start on our CSA.
We started with this CSA in 2009.
We were their first site in the hood.

Compost Cab and
OLD CITY Farm and Guild
 have collaborated.
More information to follow.
The great thing is that Shaw will be the
GREENEST neighborhood in town.
Stay tuned.
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Spring/ March 2016 Hours
Sat-Sun 9am-3pm
Tues-Friday 12 noon-6pm
Hours to expand in April.

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We are starting up a Community Garden
@ OLD CITY
We are full.
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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.
March 2014
The “farm section” where we grow produce. 


Spring Joy Week 2, 2016

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<div style=”font-family: Segoe Print,Comic Sans MS,Arial,sans-serif; color: #003b3a;”><strong>Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs <br>and Trees.</strong>&nbsp;</div>
<div style=”font-family: Segoe Print,Comic Sans MS,Arial,sans-serif;”><strong><span style=”color: #003b3a;”>We are ready for more each week.<br><br></span></strong>
<div style=”font-size: 20pt;”><strong>EASTER EGG HUNT</strong>&nbsp;</div>
<div style=”font-size: 20pt;”><strong>Sunday 12noon-1:30</strong></div>
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<div style=”color: #000090;”>This coming weekend is expected to be beautiful.&nbsp;</div>
<div style=”color: #000090;”>In the meantime, you can always get a head start on our CSA. &nbsp;</div>
<div style=”color: #000090;”>We started with this CSA in 2009. &nbsp;</div>
<div><span style=”color: #000090;”>We were their first site in the hood.</span><br><br></div>
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<div style=”font-family: Impact,Chicago;”>Compost Cab and &nbsp;</div>
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<div style=”font-family: Impact,Chicago;”>&nbsp;have collaborated.&nbsp;</div>
<div style=”font-family: Impact,Chicago;”>More information to follow. &nbsp;</div>
<div style=”font-family: Impact,Chicago;”>The great thing is that Shaw will be the &nbsp;</div>
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<div style=”font-size: 20pt; color: #008004;”>Spring/ March 2016 Hours&nbsp;</div>
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<div style=”font-size: 20pt; color: #008004;”>Sat-Sun 9am-3pm&nbsp;</div>
<div style=”font-size: 20pt; color: #008004;”>Tues-Friday 12 noon-6pm&nbsp;</div>
<div><span style=”font-size: 20pt; color: #008004;”>Hours to expand in April.</span>&nbsp;</div>
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<div style=”color: #5e0069;”>We are starting up a Community Garden &nbsp;</div>
<div><span style=”color: #5e0069;”>@ OLD CITY</span><br>We are full. &nbsp;</div>
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<div><span style=”color: #8c2000;”>Time to PRUNE!!<br>Tell them Frank sent ya.&nbsp;</span></div>
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<div style=”color: #008000;”>”To inspire your dreamer.”<br><br></div>
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Week 2 Spring Joy

                                                           

Spring is here. 
Pansies and herbs, compost and soil.  
Pollinating Perennials, Edible Shrubs
and Trees.
 
We are ready for more each week.

EASTER EGG HUNT 
Sunday 12noon-1:30

 

 

This coming weekend is expected to be beautiful. 
In the meantime, you can always get a head start on our CSA.  
We started with this CSA in 2009.  
We were their first site in the hood.

Compost Cab and  
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 
 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw will be the  
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 
Stay tuned.
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Spring/ March 2016 Hours 
 
Sat-Sun 9am-3pm 
Tues-Friday 12 noon-6pm 
Hours to expand in April. 

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We are starting up a Community Garden  
@ OLD CITY
We are full.  

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

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.
March 2014
The “farm section” where we grow produce. 

Compost Cab and
OLD CITY Farm and Guild
have collaborated.
More information to follow.
The great thing is that Shaw will be the
GREENEST neighborhood in town.
Stay tuned.
**************************************************

Spring/ March 2016 Hours

Sat-Sun 9am-3pm
Tues-Friday 12 noon-6pm
Hours to expand in April.
**********************************
We are starting up a Community Garden
@ OLD CITY
We are full.

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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.
March 2014
The “farm section” where we grow produce.



Spring 2016 Week One

Spring is “almost” here.
This coming week is expected to be beautiful.
In the meantime, you can always get a head start on our CSA.
We started with this CSA in 2009.
We were their first site in the hood.

Compost Cab and  
OLD CITY Farm and Guild 
 have collaborated. 
More information to follow.  
The great thing is that Shaw will be the  
GREENEST neighborhood in town. 
Stay tuned.
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Spring/ March 2016 Hours 
Beginning Sat 3/19 
Sat-Sun 9am-3pm 
Tues-Friday 12 noon-6pm 
Hours to expand in April. 

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We are starting up a Community Garden  
@ OLD CITY 
Drop us a line and we will forward it to our head gardener.
oldcityfar@gmail.com

Only a few plots left.
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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 



Final Week of 2015

Season’s Greetings.
We have just a few trees left.
Please call before stopping by.
We do have wood and wreaths and green gift items.
We are celebrating on
Saturday 12/19 10am-6pm…
Please, stop in for last minute gifts
Our Holiday Guild has been wonderful.  

 

Local wood and it has been cured 18 months in a barn.

December 18th A special Order of  

Poinsettias arrive from
Melwood Horticultural Training Center.
 

 http://www.melwood.org 

 

  

 

  

 

 

This is the last Saturday..12/19 10am5pm 

A lovely combination of art, food and fun.

Stay in Shaw. Stay local

A cool Holiday gift!!

 

Beverly Jones and Frank Asher made a 2016 calendar. 

On Sale now!! Order here and we can mail it to you. 

ttp://beverlyjones.co/collections/calendars 

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Open only a few more days.
Thursday, 12/17 3pm-8pm CSA
Friday, 12/18 12noon-8pm
Saturday 12/19 10am-6pm
Holiday Guild.
Sunday 12/20 CLOSED
Monday 12/21 3pm-8pm. CSA
We will see you in the Spring of 2016
if all goes as planned. 
202.412.2489

 

 

 

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All of us at Fairies’ Crossing wish you
a very Happy and Healthy Holdiay Season.
http://www.fairiescrossingdc.com/
FX logo   

To inspire your dreamer!
fairiescrossing@gmail.com
 
 

 

2015 Floriana Tree before Dito
2015 Tree After Dito and friends.
16 feet of glorious color. 

 

  ********************************************************  oldcityfarm@gmail.com      

202.412.2489
www.oldcityfarmandguild.com 
925 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Where people and plants come together! 

 

 



Giving Thanks

Local wood and it has been cured 18 months in a barn.

The trees are coming, the trees are coming. 

 

  

 

  50% off perennials and shrubs.
50% off all pots priced to go.
Help us make room for winter.
Very few shrubs left.  

BULBS ARE IN!! A few lilly bulbs…Lovely, fragrant lillies.
All bulbs are almost gone.
   

 

Trees, greens and things go on sale 11/27

Holiday Guild starting November 28th
for 4 consecutive Saturdays.
Stay in Shaw. Stay local

 

Beverly Jones and Frank Asher made a 2016 calendar. 

On Sale now!! Order here and we can mail it to you. 

ttp://beverlyjones.co/collections/calendars 

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Our Tiny House is a part of the Logan Circle House Tour.
We are excited to be apart of it
as well as being a sponsor

http://boneyardstudios.org
A bit of a show this Sunday
 
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 Maybe you just need something to do outside of the house on one of these beautiful days! 
We are establishing designated Volunteer Hours here
at Old City just for these occasions.

Saturday mornings from 9:30-12:00. 
A full day to volunteer
November 21st.9am-3pm
Come help us unload some trees. 

 

(Special gift for your time) Come for all or part of the time; an email with your intent to come is always appreciated!

oldcityfarm@gmail.com
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Thanksgiving is November 26th. 
Christmas Trees, greens and things go one sale   
November 27th….
We can’t wait for the sights and smells of the Holidays.  

Look no further than your urban farm in your hood.
We have AWESOME  
 day or night~time outdoor space.

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Holiday  Hours  Starting  November 27
11/27  Green Friday 10am-6pm
11/28  Small Business Sat 10am -8pm
Sun 10am-6pm
Beginning  11/29 Mon-Friday  12noon-8pm
Sat 10am-8pm
Sun 10am-6pm 
 
Thanks. 
202.412.2489

 

 

Fall Hours: 
Monday: Closed 
Tues. through Fri 12:pm-6pm
Thursday  12pm-7:30 pm for CSA 
Sat & Sun 9am-3pm  

 

 

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Need a fall clean up?
Fairies Crossing can help.
http://www.fairiescrossingdc.com/
FX logo   

To inspire your dreamer!
fairiescrossing@gmail.com
 
 

 

A season for magic.
Christmas Trees, Garland, Mistle Toe, Wreaths
 and more go on sale November 27th.
Frank Loves trees!! A tree hugger to the end. 

 

 

  ********************************************************  oldcityfarm@gmail.com      

202.412.2489
www.oldcityfarmandguild.com 
925 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Where people and plants come together!