Reaching Out To Socially Disadvantaged and Underserved Communities Through Farmer Training

In partnership with the National Immigrant Farming Initiative, the Accokeek Foundation is extending its history of community education and farmer training to include underserved, socially disadvantaged, and limited resource communities through our Immigrant Farmer Incubator Program. The program serves immigrants and refugees who are interested in farming in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Many immigrants…

Visitors From Abroad Explore Tourism in Piscataway Park

Earlier this month, close to 20 tourism experts from the former Soviet Union visited the Accokeek Foundation as part of a month-long exploration of tourism in the United States. Their stateside travels, arranged through the International Trade Administration’s Special American Business Internship Training Program, will include visits to tourist sites in Utah, Massachusetts, and Maine,…