May 02, 2011
Mayor Vincent C. Gray to Welcome His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, to DC Urban Farm
The visit to Common Good City Farm highlights sustainable urban agriculture.
WHAT/WHO: HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales and Mayor Vincent C. Gray
WHEN: Late afternoon of Tuesday, May 3, 2011
WHERE: Common Good City Farm
V Street Between 2nd and 4th Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001
BACKGROUND: Prince Charles, a longtime supporter of sustainable community agriculture, will tour Common Good City Farm. The urban farm and education center grows food for low-income DC residents and provides educational opportunities to help increase food security, improve health, and contribute to environmental sustainability. PLEASE NOTE: only members of the media previously credentialed by the British Embassy will be allowed inside the security perimeter. The Prince’s tour and the Mayor’s greeting will be visible, at a distance, to non-credentialed media.