It’s National Farmers Market Week. With more than 15 regular farmers markets in Prince George’s County, it’s easy to buy local and support agriculture within our community.
View our May speaker series featuring Jane Berkow, the president of the Green Burial Association of Maryland, which she helped found in 2015. In 2014, she retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, where she worked for 20 years as an organization development consultant.
Upper Marlboro — Cabin Creek Heritage Farm is an example of what the Prince George’s County Planning Department was striving to achieve in its RCP. The goal of the plan is “preserving our existing rural and agricultural communities including our rural viewsheds, farmland, and the agricultural economy.”
Cheverly embraces its small-town feel—the 1.35-square-mile area is mostly residential. This zoning mimics most of the surrounding area. The 2017 Preliminary Greater Cheverly Sector Plan states that 32 percent of the greater area (2,507 acres) is residential, and 87 percent of those homes are single-family residences.
Bladensburg Waterfront Park — As part of the 2007 Approved Bladensburg Town Center Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment, the Prince George’s County Planning Department envisioned the revitalized Anacostia waterfront as “a draw to the community and an attractive western gateway, balanced by the cultural features of the town’s eastern gateway at the Publick Playhouse.”