Friends of Urban Agriculture gears up for winter meeting

Kirsten Conrad, the Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent for agriculture and natural resources for Arlington and Alexandria, has been named recipient of the second annual “Golden Radish Award” from the Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture.

Conrad will be saluted for her “significant contributions to advancing urban-agriculture issues, programs and enterprises in Arlington,” officials said.

The first award recipient was Puwen Lee of the Arlington Food Assistance Center, honored in 2018.

The awards will be presented at the organization’s winter meeting, to be held on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Central Library.  For information, see the Website at

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