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Get Up DC gives $1000 to DC Urban Greens

We're always looking for ways to Give Back. So, we've partnered with Easterns Automotive Group to recognize people doing things right in our community.

WASHINGTON — DC Urban Greens is a nonprofit running urban farms in DC's food deserts to alleviate food insecurity.

Currently, it's doing seasonal crops and every week it has a fresh harvest and it buys fresh fruit. 

The group runs two markets in Ward 7 and Ward 8 on Saturday's. 

D.C. Urban Greens: Saturday Farm Stands 

It grows all year round so it can distribute produce all year round.

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Get Up DC wants to thank Easterns Automotive Group for partnering with us and sponsoring the segment. 

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Squash and DC Urban Greens

In total, we've donated $1,000 to D.C. Urban Greens so they can increase accessibility of affordable health foods to residents living in DC's food desert neighborhoods.

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Get Up DC Host Reese Waters

Reach out to Reese on Facebook or on Twitter @reesewaters or rwaters@wusa9.com. 

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