COVID-19 UPDATES AND RESOURCES

PGSCD OFFICES AND EVENTS

NOTICE ON PUBLIC ACCESS & PLAN SUBMISSIONS:

The Prince George’s Soil Conservation District is open for business, but there is no public access into our headquarters office (Upper Marlboro) or our satellite office (Largo). ALL plan submissions are to be made at the District headquarters in Upper Marlboro. Please drop off all submissions and pick-up packages in the vestibule. Contact either office for project status updates and guidance. If you have any other questions or inquiries, please call 301-574-5162 ext. 3 or send an email to pgscd@co.pg.md.us.

For USDA-FSA related inquiries, please contact Anna Kitzmiller at 301-574-5162 ext. 2 or anna.kitzmiller@usda.gov.

For USDA-NRCS related inquiries, please call 301-574-5162 ext. 3 to leave a message or contact Michael Baker, Acting District Conservationist, at michael.p.baker@usda.gov.

For MDA-related inquiries, please call 301-574-5162 ext. 3 to leave a message.

NOTICE ON ANNUAL DINNER:

The 46th Annual Cooperator Dinner has been postponed. Stay tuned for further developments.

NOTICE ON ENVIROTHON:

We are sorry to announce the cancellation of this year’s Prince George’s County Envirothon. There are several factors that went into making this difficult decision. For more information, please visit our Envirothon page.

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

Prince George’s CountyResources and Updates, including closures, press releases, and more.

Prince George’s County Health DepartmentGuide to Social Distancing

PGC Food Equity CouncilResources for food assistance during the corona virus outbreak.

Prince George’s County Public SchoolsLatest updates and resources from PGCPS

 

CDC & MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Get general, worldwide updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Get the latest updates from the Maryland Department of Health

LOCAL FARMERS AND PRODUCERS

Farmers Market Coalition – Stay informed with updates on Farmers Market’s.

Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA)Resources for farmers

New Entry Sustainable Farming Project – Check out New Entry’s information for farmers and food businesses.

Purdue University – Take a look at this perspective on the COVID-19 outbreak and how to navigate.

University of Maryland Extension – Article “You’re Going to Need a Different Marketing Plan”

COVID-19 FAQ for Community Gardens – Food safety handling information for community garden managers and gardeners

COVID-19 FAQ for Farmers Markets – Information for farmers market managers, market go-ers and vendors

Future Harvest – To help farmers and shoppers weather this crisis, MDFMA (www.marylandfma.org) + Future Harvest (www.futureharvestcasa.org) – along with collaboration from other local groups like MWCOG (www.mwcog.org) and Delmarva Grown (https://www.delmarvagrown.com/) – are creating a directory of local food resources for direct sales. If you would like to be included on this list, please answer the following questions and the information provided will be shared with the public.