Accokeek Foundation President Named 2012-2013 Noyce Leadership Fellow

For Immediate Release: March 5, 2012 Science Center and Museum Executives Chosen for Intensive Leadership Program WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Noyce Foundation, in collaboration with the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), announced last week the participants for its fifth round of yearlong sponsored fellowships. Accokeek Foundation President and…

Learning to Extend the Growing Season with High Tunnels

The 2012 season of farmer training programs offered by the Accokeek Foundation’s Center for Agricultural and Environmental Stewardship kicked off last month with much success. Attended by nearly 40 participants, the Farming in High Tunnels workshop brought together farmers and organizations working in both sustainable agriculture and youth education. Many interesting folks from farms and…

A Mid-Winter Break: It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Spring!

One of the perks of working here at the farm is witnessing the seasonal transitions. The natural landscape of Piscataway Park is quite beautiful, and though most would prefer the brilliance of the summer landscape with its lush pastures, green treeline, and colorful flora with butterflies and dragonflies dancing about, I am particularly fond of…