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Buy monastery-grown and local herbs, vegetables and flowers, take a tour of the historic Franciscan Monastery gardens, and enjoy food and craft vendors at the annual Franciscan Monastery Plant and Herb Sale.

Saturday, April 25 (9 am – 6 pm) and Sunday, April 26 (8 am – 3 pm)
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land
1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017

Sponsored by the all-volunteer Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild and held in the monastery’s century-old gardens, the sale features herbs, flowers, roses, plants and shrubs, many of them grown in the monastery’s greenhouse. The monastery-grown plants include lavender, basil, rosemary, kale, carrots, lettuce and lots more.

Free drop-in garden tours are Saturdays from April 4, 2020 through September 26, 2020, 11 am and 12 noon. Meet outside Visitor’s Entrance. Special group tours available on request. Contact pcunniff@gmail.com.

The sale benefits the preservation and care of the gardens, which were designed by Franciscan friars over 100 years ago, as well as our urban beekeeping and vegetable donation program, which last year provided our community with more than 8,000 pounds of fresh produce in partnership with local food non-profits and parish food pantries.

Questions: leave a message at gardenguild@gmail.com or visit www.fmgg.org.

Visit the calendar of events to see all the happenings at the Monastery.