Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District

703-324-1460 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Parkway
Suite 905, Fairfax, VA 22035
Willie Woode
Executive Director

Green Breakfast Events

NVSWCD facilitates a bi-monthly gathering to discuss environmental topics in a casual setting on a Saturday morning. Attendees include agency representatives, interested citizens and community members, students, lawmakers, members of the business community and representatives of local non-profits. Six green breakfasts are held each year.

To receive updates about Green Breakfast speakers or join us at an upcoming virtual Green Breakfast, please register for the Green Breakfast newsletter. Please direct questions to NVSWCD.

  • January 13, 2024 - Conserve Energy, Save Money, and Take Climate Action with OEEC with Neely Law, Senior Planner, Fairfax County Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination.
  • March 9, 2024 - Knockout Natives with guest speaker Sam Hoadley, Manager of Horticultural Research, Mt. Cuba Center
  • May 11, 2024 - Speaker TBA
  • July 13, 2024 - Speaker TBA
  • September 14, 2024 - Speaker TBA
  • November 9, 2024 - Speaker TBA

You can view our Green Breakfast YouTube playlist here or scroll down to view our past Green Breakfasts.


Past Green Breakfasts

Knockout Natives (March 2024)

Join Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District's March Green Breakfast as Sam Hoadley, Manager of Horticultural Research at Mt. Cuba Center highlights knockout native species and cultivars from the Mt. Cuba Trial Garden. Sam will discuss the horticultural and ecological performance of favorites like Monarda, Phlox, Echinacea and other standouts that will make a beautiful addition to your garden. 


Green Breakfast participants

Past Green Breakfast topics and speakers include:

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