Ecosystem Farm Historical

Ecosystem Farm Historical (HM1TGR)

Location: Accokeek, MD 20607 Prince George's County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 41.686', W 77° 3.927'

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Piscataway Park Accokeek Creek

The Robert Ware Straus Ecosystem Farm gives a look into the possible future of farming. Sustainable and organic farming practices allow the Farm to attain high quality produce with minimal impact on the environment.

The Robert Ware Straus Ecosystem Farm is an experiment in organic farming on seemingly unsuitable soil.

Its poor drainage and low fertility create challenges for farming in this soil, yet the Ecosystem Farm overcomes those problems. Thorough a program called Community Supported Agriculture; local residents support the farming operation and receive a share of its harvest in return.

(Inscription under the image on the bottom right) VisitingWhat can you do? At the Ecosystem Farm, learn about cutting edge, ecologically friendly farming techniques. You won't just hear about them, you'll see them in action! Learn more about how food is produced by getting to know a farmer-here or at a local farmer's market. Visit to learn more about sustainable agriculture.
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Placed ByNational Park Service US Department of Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 320374 N 4284929
Decimal Degrees38.69476667, -77.06545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.686', W 77° 3.927'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 41.16" N, 77° 3' 55.62" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3599 Bryan Point Rd, Accokeek MD 20607, US
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