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22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

Somervillle, MA 02143

 

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November 11, 2019

Volunteer Coordinator

This week we visited the Somerville Family Closet. As part of our grant at the Growing Center to support outdoor/nature play all year long in the city, we are starting a gear closet to help remove barriers to outdoor play.

Francia Reyes, the coordinator of the Closet co...

October 23, 2019

Volunteer Coordinator

The middle of Autumn, when we're busy harvesting the last produce from our garden, is a great time to start growing mushrooms. One of the most accessible ways to enjoy mushrooms before winter is to grow Oyster mushrooms on leaf litter. I started a leaf litter mushroom...

October 14, 2019

The Growing Center is having a community benefit at Flatbread Pizza on Tuesday, November 19th from 5 pm - 9 pm.

Please join us! A portion of all pizza sales will benefit the Growing Center. Takeout or eat in!

Raffle tickets will be $2 each, for the following beautiful pr...

October 3, 2019

Come celebrate 25 years of ‘community greening’ with the Somerville Community Growing Center and Somerville Garden Club.

Let's get together and:

  • Celebrate 25 years of history together

  • Get to know one another

  • Learn more about the great work each organizati...

October 3, 2019

On Thursday, September 19th, Tyler the Turtle climbed to his new home at the top of the Growing Center. Tyler was sculpted and cemented by Somerville artist Emily Bhargava and tiled by more than 100 community members at fall events, summer playgroups, and other summer...

October 3, 2019

Grab a beer and join fellow Growing Center supporters for an evening of sips and support.

Friends of the Somerville Community Growing Center representatives will give an update on the progress of the Growing Center's Cultivate Campaign 2019, share successes from this...

September 18, 2019

Volunteer Coordinator

After the center officially re-opened in late June, we were once again able to host our two ongoing free weekly playgroups (still ongoing this fall on Tuesdays at 3:30 pm and Friday at 9:30 am) and host the Allen Street Head Start Preschool on Friday afternoons.

I saw...

September 9, 2019

The Somerville Community Growing Center's
Harvest Festival/ Fiesta de la Cosecha/ Festival da Colheita/ Festival Rekòt/ फसल महोत्सव
September 29th, 2019, 2:30-5pm, 22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA
Free to all, donations welcome!


Celebrate Pollinators and Migration! In hono...

August 21, 2019

Join us on Saturday, September 28, from 2-4 pm at the Somerville Community Growing Center for our annual Gathering of Fairies!

A garden celebration for fairies and their friends: build a fairy house, create a fairy wand, listen to a fairy story, and search the garden fo...

August 19, 2019

This Sunday, Aug. 25, at 3pm, please join us at the Growing Center for another wonderful reading in our Children's Book Author Series!

Somerville children’s book author and illustrator, Jef Czekaj, will read his book, “Oink-a-Doodle-Moo.”

A family activity will follow th...

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