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Plan your 2016 garden and get in your seed order

Spring will be here before we know it! It’s time to plan your 2016 garden and get in your seed order. High Mowing Organic Seeds are only $2.75/pack for fantastic, New England-hearty, organic seeds! By purchasing these 100% organic seeds, you are supporting the Somerville Community Growing Center while helping to create a healthier community by growing [...]

Somerville Celebrates the 2016 Annual Boil Down Festival!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (from Groundwork Somerville) Somerville Celebrates the 2016 Annual Boil Down Festival! Join Groundwork Somerville on March 12th for Somerville’s annual Maple Syrup Boil Down Festival! Community members of all ages are invited to the Somerville Community Growing Center at 22 Vinal Avenue between 10am and 2pm to watch and learn as sap [...]

You’re Invited to the 2016 Maple Syrup Boil Down Festival

Maple Syrup Boil Down Festival March 12th, 10am-2pm The Growing Center, 22 Vinal Ave On March 12th, we celebrate Somerville’s annual Maple Syrup Boil Down Festival! Community members of all ages are invited to the Community Growing Center at 22 Vinal Avenue between 10am and 2pm to watch and learn for free as sap from [...]

Growing Center Seed Fundraiser & Seed Swap

Spring will be here before we know it! It’s time to plan your 2016 garden and get in your seed order. By purchasing these 100% organic seeds, you are supporting the Somerville Community Growing Center while helping to create a healthier community by growing delicious veggies and flowers. You can come by the Winter Farmers [...]

An Update on the SCGC Public Design Charrette

Thanks to Terra Cura, Inc. and all of our friends and community members who participated the 1/9 Design Charrette. Read on for details from Eva Leung and Adam Davenport. On Saturday January 9th, 2016, we conducted our first design charrette with our friends at the Somerville Community Growing Center to kick off the concept design phase of the [...]

Welcome the New Volunteer Coordinator: Erica Jones

Hello Growing Center Friends and Happy 2016! Every new year comes with changes and transformations. After 3 hardworking years, Kim Schmidt, the Volunteer Coordinator has decided to step down from the role. While the Growing Center is sad to see Kim leave, we deeply appreciate all of the hard work she has carried out during [...]

Help Shape Our Future!

Please consider taking some time to engage in influencing the future redesign of the Somerville Community Growing Center! Your input is desired. There are multiple opportunities, including this gathering, as well as upcoming working groups to be scheduled. Feel free to participate in all or any–and invite others that you feel would be interested. Thank [...]

Happy Holidays, and Thanks

Dear Friends of the Community Growing Center, A heartfelt  for helping our community to gather, learn and celebrate through another successful year with the Somerville Community Growing Center! In 2015, together, with your participation and support, we have had much to celebrate: Introducing children of all ages to the magic of our precious, wild urban [...]

Seed Money for the Growing Center!

Help us raise $400 and we’ll receive a matching grant of $400 from SeedMoney.org …only if we are one of the first 75 organizations to reach this goal! So please give today ~ this is a significant amount of money for our mostly-volunteer organization that does so much, for free, for everyone in the community. https://www.seedmoney.org/en/projects/26381-Somerville-Community-Growing-Center

Wreath Project Volunteers Needed

We’re seeking 10-15 volunteers to help out with various phases of our annual fun and fundraiser, the Wreath Project.  (And remember that helping to advertise the wreath sale to your friends is a great way to help if you don’t have time for other options. Link to order form below) There are many ways that [...]

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