JO Wilson School Garden

The J.O. Wilson Elementary School Kitchen Garden is a part of a larger neighborhood improvement plan in the NOMA neighborhood of DC to revitalize the school grounds, creating a healthy and creative gathering space for students and the community.

The Kitchen Garden aims to increase the environmental sustainability of the school grounds through implementation of green infrastructure practices, increase visibility and community access of school facilities, provide educational opportunities to the students and the public and highlight the importance of the urban agricultural movement in creating a sustainable and equitable food systems.

Operating as usual


Pumpkins and apples? Yes, we have! We are here until 5:30pm as every Tuesday! 🍎😊


Aren't these beautiful?! We'd like to thank you all for helping the school garden! Don't forget we are At JO Wilson every Tuesday from 3:00-5:30pm! πŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎπŸ›’


Don't forget to stop by the market today! We have a beautiful pumpkin, many other fresh products πŸ™‹πŸπŸπŸ…πŸŒΆand seedlings🌿!! We also have 🍎 and pumpkin butter spread from our people of DC Greens!


Thank you kids, you all did such an amazing job today! πŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ

We are here for you until 5:30! 🌿 Stop by and get some Asian Pears (Peoples' favorites)🍐 and much more from the market!!


We enjoy every time we spend with the kids, last time they were packing and weighing CSAs!!πŸ€— Remember, tomorrow from 3:00pm to 5:30pm, come over and get some fresh products at the MarketπŸ›’πŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎπŸŒΏπŸ…


Want some fresh veggies? Save yourself a trip to the market πŸ›’and sign up for our CSA!πŸ“πŸ₯¦πŸ…

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πŸ“§or contact us at: [email protected]


Come, enjoy and volunteer with us at JO Wilson!πŸ‘¨β€πŸŒΎπŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎ Are you in?

Contact us at πŸ“§ [email protected] to sign up!


We had a lot of fun with the kids at the last market ! πŸ€—πŸŒΏ Don't forget to stop by and get some fresh veggies and fruits. We will be here for you every TuesdayπŸ“πŸŒΏ


Come join us for our Welcome Back School Market until 5:30 PM! Peaches, pears and figs! Not to mention a boat load of pickled sour gerkins 😊 come check us out, and learn about our Fall CSA starting in September! πŸŒΆπŸ“πŸ‘πŸ


Come join us for some fresh produce until 5:30 PM. NOT TO MENTION BLACK RASPBERRIES!! Learn & sign up for our summer CSA!


Come cash in on all the berries - strawberries, pine berries, mulberries, service berries and sweet cherries πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜±πŸ’œ we are out here until 5:30 PM


Come get your strawberries and mixed green pesto at JO Wilson πŸ“πŸŒ± plus learn and taste about the amazing cooking classes coming from Aunti Oye 😊


Ever heard of a ground cherry? A delicious fruit with the texture of a tomato and the taste of a strawberry πŸ…πŸ“
Stop by the JO Wilson School Garden Mother's Day Sale & Market and grab yours now. Sale going on ALL day!!
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JO Wilson Elementary School J. O. Wilson PTA Cultivate the City


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Come check out the JO Wilson market until 5:30 PM. Harvest your own lettuce off our farm wall and try delicious healthy food from Auntie Oye! Don't miss it!


A HUGE shout out to TWC for coming out on this cold day to help get the garden ready for the (real) spring!! 🌱🌸🌺🌻🌞 and thanks for our delicious food sweetgreen and Old City Market And Oven πŸ’œ


Support the JO Wilson School Garden & sign up for Cultivate the City's CSA Program at JO Wilson Elementary School!


Come Join Cultivate the City and Underground Greens this Saturday to learn how to grow your own micro-greens!


This week we made homemade holiday butter with a Dazey churn! Absolutely Delicious!


Here's a sample of what types of things come in our CSA bags each week! Today is the last day so we're going ALL OUT!! Come by for samples and fresh products!


Remember the market and CSA pickup is TODAY! We'll be here until 5:30


Stop by the market today to spiralize some squash and enjoy other fresh, local produce!


Greens for days! The market today has plenty of healthy, fresh foods to keep you energized and help you make it through the rest of the week. We'll be here until 5:30, come say hi!


Today is JO'S Fall Festival! And how are we adding to the festivities? We're hosting a scavenger hunt later with a chance to be featured in our page! πŸ‘πŸπŸ‚
Stop by for some hot cinnamon apple cider, apple cider donuts and some other delicious finished products! πŸŒ½πŸπŸ‚πŸŒž


Come visit us for an awesomely festive fall market today! We'll be at the school entrance until 5:30, with a cooking demo from 4-5.


Thanks to our pre-K class for helping us harvest sweet potatoes today! See you for our weekly market and CSA pickup this afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30!


Good morning! Stop by for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating our new pollinator and rain garden! Come out and enjoy the garden!


And the towers are back πŸ˜† It was a scorcher, but now we're all set for a great fall crop, hope more families can make it out to our next Community Build Day on September 10th!


Happy Saturday! Come out and join us this morning as we get ready for a new school year and get the garden ready again! We have some great new additions and we would love to share it with you! Thank you @JOWilsonPTA and Bacio Pizzeria for the delicious lunch- we'll be out from 9-12 so bring the kids and come check it out, before the heat really comes out!


Building a new aquaponics systems with the help of @anacostiaaquaponics, to help connect our students to their watershed!


Come visit our last school garden market today! We'll be here until 5:30. Thanks for an amazing year!


Our amazing garden club ended the year by creating some beautiful garden art! We created collages using items such as coleus leaves, dandelions, herbs, and flowers to explore our senses.


We had a fantastic strawberroes & Salad Greens Day! A big thank you to everyone that helped make this day happen! It was a day full of fun and learning. Our students loved their strawberries and some learned they love salad as well.


Strawberries &Salad Greens Day is tomorrow! Get ready for some delicious samples in the cafeteria. Stop by our school garden market on Thursday for some special events and visit the OSSE website to learn more about tomorrows events.


Watersheds, Garden I Spy, and more! Another great week at the JO Wilson school garden. This week we focused on building our own watershed to learn about pollution, plant identification, plant families, and strawberry planting. Also a big thank you to our new interns for an amazing first week!

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Thank you kids, you all did such an amazing job today! πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒWe are here for you until 5:30! 🌿 Stop by and get some Asian Pe...




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