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2nd Annual Garlic Planting Party

Check out event details and RSVP on Facebook HERE.

Strolling Supper in the Garden

Strolling Supper Drawing


Please join us for the evening—enjoy a light seasonal meal and local beverages as you explore the Washington Youth Garden.


Date: Thursday,September 12, 2013

Time: 6:00-7:30pm

Cost per person: $35.00


Location: US National Arboretum (R-street Entrance)

 Attire: Business Casual with Garden Friendly Foot-wear

All proceeds support our educational programming.

Generously Sponsored By:

Whole Foods Market P Street

Rain Date: September 19, 2013

 Also providing local beverages:

Farmily Garden Days: Register Today!

Join other families on Saturday mornings (10am-12:30pm) for this year's Family Garden Days.

Washington Youth Garden staff will begin the day with hands-on garden activities and projects. Participants of all ages will get their hands dirty in the garden and harvest available produce. Next, chefs and nutrition experts will facilitate participatory cooking demonstrations for a seasonal dish.

Family Day Flyer 
















Register by clicking on the links below:

June 8th, 2013

July 13th, 2013

August 10th, 2013

Questions? Contact Anna Benfield at 

Saturday Volunteering Begins April 6th


We can't wait to welcome back our Saturday volunteer community into the garden on April 6th! If you want to become a Washington Youth Garden volunteer please see our volunteer page. 

Family Day at National Portrait Gallery


alice_waters_1Celebrate the arrival of the recently commissioned portrait of chef, author, and restaurant owner Alice Waters by artist Dave Woody. Enjoy live music from a Richmond gourd instrument band, learn more about the “farm to table” movement, and participate in hands-on activities.

Join the Washington Youth Garden for this free event in the Kogod Courtyard and decorate your own apron.

Sunday January 22nd, 2012, 11:30am - 3pm

National Portrait Gallery

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