Locally Grown

  • Save the Bay News: Urban Watersheds, Community Farms, and Rain Gardens

    June 17, 2021

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look at the opportunities cities have to help stop pollution in the Bay and its rivers and streams.

  • A Place to Grow

    June 9, 2021

    CBF Buy Fresh Buy Local Intern Katie Claggett discovers seeds of change at an urban farm in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Save the Bay News: How Farms Can Save the Bay

    February 19, 2021

    Our monthly roundup of engaging and educational content for you to enjoy at home. This month, we look at some of the farmers implementing conservation measures to help save the Bay.

  • Clean Water, New Grass, and Space for Wildlife

    February 16, 2021

    Rotational grazing improves water quality and pasture quality at Funkhouser Farms in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.

  • Dinner and a Movie: Lovin' the Bay This Valentine's Day

    February 11, 2021

    From fungi documentaries to French classics, spatchcocked chicken to oysters and mignonette, these farm films and foods pair perfectly with Bay-saving.

  • This Is the Way Small Farms Can Survive and Thrive

    February 8, 2021

    Dairy farmer Matt Bomgardner sees grazing as a way to save money and preserve family farms.

  • The Day the Ladybugs Moved In

    February 1, 2021

    On their farm in Frederick County, Maryland, MK and Andrew Barnet are working to restore the soil, the water, and the planet—all in the name of good food and good life.

  • Reforesting Richmond

    December 16, 2020

    A CBF volunteer advocate gives away 12,000 trees, creating a healthier Richmond for all.

  • Get Real When Considering a Christmas Tree

    December 9, 2020

    Real Christmas trees are recyclable and renewable resources that clean our water and our air and provide important habitat for wildlife.

  • CSAs for the Bay

    March 6, 2019

    In the Chesapeake region, small scale farming that emphasizes best management practices is vital in supporting the health of the Bay and its waterways.

  • Stewarding the Land

    August 8, 2017

    Visitors on hay wagons rode through rolling hills of corn, cover crops, and contour strips under a blazing sun in Juniata County, to get a close look and learn about conservation efforts through farmers’ eyes.

  • Stewards of the Earth

    May 18, 2017

    Second Baptist Church of South Richmond has a Mission to Feed the Community and Protect Local Waterways.

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