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Growing Center Update: Seeds and Syrup

It’s a busy week for the Growing Center. We’re having a seed swap, High Mowing seed sale and the Boil-Down happening. Got extra seeds? Wish you had more varieties but can never put a whole pack to use in your urban yard? Stop by the Growing Center Seed Swap held at the Winter Farmers’ Market [...]

Organic Seed Sale

Dreaming of Spring? Plan your 2015 garden and purchase great, organic High Mowing seeds through the Somerville Community Growing Center. A portion of each sale will go towards helping fund programming and maintenance at the Growing Center. Mesclun! Calendula! Snow Peas! Check out the wonderful bounty on our online order form. High Mowing Organic seeds [...]

Holiday Giving

Please include The Growing Center in your year-end giving! Donate online here.   Dear Friends of the Community Growing Center, Did you know the Growing Center celebrated its 20th anniversary this season?  Hopefully you have enjoyed one or many of our free events over the years – from the maple sugar boil to full moon [...]

Help Growing Center Recieve CPA Funding!

Somerville Community Preservation Committee Receives 15 Applications for CPA Funding The Community Preservation Committee received 15 applications totaling over $8 million in requests for CPA funding for historic resources and recreational land project proposals in the FY15 funding cycle, which closed on Dec. 1. The 15 projects cover more than 20 sites which are located [...]

Wreaths for Sale at Uniun Pop-Up Holiday Market

The Friends of the Somerville Community Growing Center are going to sell the remaining holiday wreaths at the Uniun Winter Market this weekend!  Come on by Saturday or Sunday.  Event details: Visit the Union Square Pop Up Holiday Market and discover handmade and original designs from 20+ local artists and crafts people.  Join us for [...]

Holiday Wreath Sale

It’s time for the Somerville Community Growing Center  Holiday Wreath Sale!!  The Friends of the Community Growing Center are pleased to offer fresh evergreen wreaths artistically hand-decorated with an attractive bow and locally grown and wildcrafted plant materials Wreaths are $35 for orders received by November 25.  $40 after 11/25 To order a lovely, hand-decorated wreath please fill out the order form [...]

Wreath Fundraiser!

  It’s time for our annual wreath fundraiser. Order before 11/25 for the early bird price of $35, $40 after. You can order your beautiful, hand-decorated wreath here: Growing Center Wreath Order Form

Seeds & Songs of Change: Celebrate grassroots organizations like the Growing Center

On November 15th the Friends of the Community Growing Center will be partnering with New England Grassroots Environment Fund (NEGEF) to host a satellite viewing party of Seeds & Songs of Change at the Center for Arts at the Armory. Come join us at the Center for Arts at the Armory as we tune into [...]

Harvest Fest Sunday 10/5

Come celebrate the growing Center’s 20th season! Harvest Fair 2014 Festival de la Cosecha~ Festival da Colheita~ Festival de Moisson Celebrate the harvests of the season with pumpkin decorating, games, cider demonstration, music and more. Free fun for the whole family. Donations accepted. Sugar pumpkins for sale, starting today for the month of October, as [...]

Global Mala and Fall Harvest Fermentation workshop

We invite you to be part of a global intentional practice of yoga and meditation coinciding with the UN International Peace Day and the Fall Equinox. The workshop is by suggested donation to the Growing Center, $10 per component or $25 for the whole workshop. However, all are welcome if a donation is not currently [...]

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