A woman and children are planting in a garden.


With Us

Open Volunteer Hours

We welcome volunteers weekly at our participating Bridge Park Plots, spring through November.  To join us, check out our Events Calendar and click on the date you wish to sign up.  All volunteers must register in advance.  Spring opening dates depend on location.

  • THEARC Farm, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE on Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Hopkins Garden, 1227 K St SE on Thursdays
  • Nationals Stadium Giving Garden, 1500 S Capitol St SE on Thursdays

Corporate/Group Opportunities

Interested in volunteering your team or group in THEARC Farm or one of our Bridge Park Plots? Email Jamal Chevis – jchevis@thearcdc.org

Inclement Weather Policy

Please check the weather before attending any of our scheduled volunteer events, and be on the lookout for an email from the volunteer coordinator about cancellations or rescheduling should a storm or other prohibitive weather be predicted or occur.


Children of all ages are allowed to participate in most farming/gardening activities as long as they are accompanied by one or more parents or guardians.