Upcoming Events

Garden Party & Spring Fundraiser
March 24, 9am-3pm

 Our Annual Garden Party is a fun-filled event when we offer up a ton of landscaping and garden supplies, and host gardening demonstrations, local experts and vendors, local bands, and a local food truck.
Keep your eyes on our blog for more details as they become available!


Community Forklift hosts public parties & festivals throughout the year.  Please sign up
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If you would like to exhibit, vend, or play music at one of our events, please complete this form.



Free Workshop Series

Pick up a new skill!  We offer free public workshops throughout the year. Whether it’s a workshop on how to build a cold-frame for starting seeds or period-appropriate renovations for historic houses, we explore different ways to encourage reuse and environmental stewardship in your own home.

Click the titles below to reserve your space!

February 18th + February 25th @2pm-5pm
Beekeeping 101 ~ A two part series, presented by Josh Calo of Sol Nectar Farm
(This is a more intensive two part workshop intended for folks who are ready to begin to beekeeping. Due to the extensive nature of this class, there is an attendance fee, but please reach out if purchasing a ticket would strain your budget- we have a few scholarships available. Events (at) CommunityForklift (dot) org )

March 4th @12pm-3pm
Make Do & Mend: A drop-in sewing class, presented by Jen Athanas of Jen-A-Fusion Fashion Accessories

March 10th @11am-12:30pm
Drywall Installation and Repair, presented by Mark Wardlaw of BNV Remodeling

March 17 @11am-3pm
Seed Swap & Gardening Info Exchange, presented by Linda Jones of Elements of Nature
This workshop will be divided into two separate 30 minute talks on starting plants from seed, at 11:30am and 1:30am, followed by a full audience discussion, and then the open seed swap.


Seeking volunteers for our

Workshop Series

We are always searching for new workshop presenters!  If you are a tradesperson or creative DIYer and would like to help with a workshop on practical how-to’s or creative reuse, please propose your workshop idea here.  Please spread the word to your handy friends, too!


Catch us in the wild!

You can find our Community Builder street team at many community events throughout the year:

March 3
Rooting DC