Prince George’s County, Maryland…The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Community Services Division, in partnership with Timothy Dean of Top Chef Season 7 and Timothy Dean Burger restaurant, and the University of Maryland at College Park’s Extension Center, will introduce Harvesting Seeds of Hope on Tuesday, April 3, 2012.
The Harvesting Seeds of Hope healthy eating initiative will include teens from the Prince George’s County Police Athletic League (P.A.L.). The members of P.A.L. will take their knowledge of farming learned at the Montpelier Farm in Upper Marlboro to grow a pizza garden at police headquarters. Harvesting Seeds of Hope’s goal is to encourage healthy eating, teach plant science, stress the importance of teamwork and instill a sense of responsibility amongst teens.
Who: Corporal Erika Ervin, Prince George’s County Police
Community Services Division
Timothy Dean, Timothy Dean Burger Restaurant
Michele Riley, University of Maryland at College Park’s
When: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
What: Breaking ground and planting herb garden
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Prince George’s County Police Department Headquarters
7600 Barlowe Road
Landover, Maryland 20785
For more information, call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710. Members of the media are invited to attend.