January 2021 - Kim Haun, Arlington County’s Urban Agriculture Coordinator, presented on Urban Agriculture practices during the Advisory Board of Recreation and Parks Meeting (Meeting Video and Agenda and Meeting Minutes)
March 2, 2021 - Recreation and Parks Advisory Board meeting; Stacey Evers, founder of Grow a Row FC and Co-Chair of the Urban Agriculture Work Group of the Fairfax County Food Council presented jointly with Cory Suter, Co-Chair of Urban Agriculture Workgroup of Fairfax County Food Council, highlighting the accomplishments of the Fairfax County's Urban Agriculture Work Group (Meeting Video and Agenda and Meeting Minutes)
Early Summer 2022*: Final draft plan sent to key City Boards and Commissions for comment
Early Fall 2022*: City Council to consider the final draft of the plan
Fall 2022*: Contract with a park design firm
Summer 2023*: Construction begins
*These dates are estimates and subject to change.
If you have questions about this process or would like to provide comments, please call the Recreation and Parks Department at 703-248-5027 (TTY 711) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project is funded in the City’s Capital Improvements Program (CIP) with staggered amounts in Fiscal Year 2021 (for site plan work) and Fiscal Year 2023 (for construction). Costs are unknown until a Master Park Plan is developed.