September 18, 2014 | Krista Brick

Fake Grass at Lakelands Park Looking for Rain

It may be an artificial field but what it needs is some rain. The organic turf field being built at Lakelands Park in Gaithersburg is nearly done, but now Gaithersburg Project Manager Sean Stevens said the synthetic grass could use a little rain. “We need rain to settle in the infill,” he said looking over […]

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August 22, 2014 | Krista Brick

County’s First Organic Turf Field Behind Schedule

The first organic turf field in Montgomery County being built at Gaithersburg’s Lakelands Park is weeks behind schedule. The field, to be installed using 100 percent organic coconut fibers, rice husk and cork infill instead of traditional black rubber, was set to be done by Aug. 15. It now looks like it won’t be ready until […]

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August 13, 2012 | Staff Writer

Executive Ike Leggett at Red Wiggler Farm

Farmer Pilot Project (Video)

County Executive announced a new farmer pilot project to encourage entrepreneurship in the county’s agricultural reserve. The event took place on the Red Wiggler Farm. Learn more about the new farmer pilot project at Montgomery Economic Development. Learn more at the Red Wiggler Farm website.

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