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If you garden in the greater DC area and tweet, join me at Garden Ranter Susan Harris' garden for the first ever DC Garden TweetUp on Aug 27. Details here:

And if you are not on either service, but want to learn more -- feel free to join us also!

UPDATE: The 8/27 Twitvite is no longer at Susan's - we've moved it to:

Please join us for an evening of film, local light fare and drinks, and live music, with a focus on locally-produced food and community gardening. The Neighborhood Farm Initiative will present the short film "Food Justice: A Growing Movement" and a very special 30-minute work-in-progress screening of the locally-filmed documentary "A Community of Gardeners," which explores the vital role of seven urban community gardens in Washington, D.C. The screening will be followed by a Q & A with the filmmaker, Cintia Cabib.

The event will take place at the Letelier Theater in Washington, D.C., on Thursday evening, August 27, 2009. The Letelier Theater is located in Georgetown at 3251 Prospect Street, N.W. For directions and parking information, visit Refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Program and screenings at 7:30. Tickets $15 with small surcharge for online sales. Details and presale tickets available online at Cash or check accepted at the door, if seats are still available.

Proceeds benefit programming of the Neighborhood Farm Initiative and the production of "A Community of Gardeners." Visit Neighborhood Farm Initiative on the web at and learn more about "A Community of Gardeners" at This screening is part of the Local Food Film Series, a program of the Local Food Project at Airlie. Special thanks to Media That Matters Film Festival for providing use of "Food Justice: A Growing Movement."

Come join us - whether you tweet or not :-).


I hope your tweet up goes well. Looking forward to ours in Raleigh during the Garden Writers conference. H.

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