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Do you looove strawberries? Do you miss the strawberry festival from your home town since moving into D.C.? Are you looking for a fun event supporting urban agriculture? If any of these apply, come to the inaugaral D.C. Strawberry Festival! This is an event celebrating our early summer strawberry harvest, urban agriculture and food access in the tradition of rural strawberry festivals across the country. Hosted at the H St. Farm on the rooftop of W.S. Jenks, we will have a full day of fun contests, classes, cooking, games and, of course, lots of strawberries.Local vendors and community members will be there too, they're listed here so you can check out the awesome things they make and do. See our full lineup of events below, and we'll see you on June 14th for lots of strawberry fun!   Events 9:00 AM- Aquaponics Operation & Growth 101 Class 10:00AM - Opening remarks by Niraj, intro to vendors & welcome. 10:30 - Submit names for the fish-naming contest! There should be a few small fish in the Hootie 1.0 within a week. 10:45 - Vote on names for fish and proceed to naming ceremony. [see fish pic attached] 11:00AM - Jam making session: Learn how & buy some of ours to take home.       - Entries open for guessing the weight of strawberries 11:30AM - Reading of Children's book by CQ Wilder feat. Nala 12:00PM - Strawberry stuffing contest (chubby bunny style) 1:00 PM - Chutney making session: Learn how & buy some of ours to take home.      - Strawberry weight guessing closes and winners announced! 2:00 PM - Strawberry Dessert contest! Will be judged on a panel and podium will receive strawberry-related prizes. 3:00 PM - Costume contest, for pets or humans (or both....) 4:00 PM - Closing remarks, strawberry giveaway/raffle closing. Cultivate the City - Cultivate the City was created to inspire healthy and sustainable living by empowering communities with tools and training for urban agriculture. Gally Gardens - A collaborative green space project between Cultivate
  • Start:July 14, 2019
  • End:July 14, 2019
  • Recurring
  • Where:H St. Farms @ W.S. Jenks and Son by Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road Northeast, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20002
  • Phone:N/A
  • Event Type: Food & Dining, Festivals & Fairs
  • Ticket Price:N/A