Visit the Growing Center at: 

22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

Somervillle, MA 02143

 

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January 13, 2020

It may be cold outside, but don't forget that the Growing Center can be enjoyed all year round! For folks interested in visiting the site this winter, we've put together some information to help guide your use of the grounds.

Winter Use Guidelines at the Growing Center:
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January 9, 2020

The Growing Center had a busy and beautiful 2019 season. As our major renovation and redesign completed in the early spring, we benefited from the generous work of so many friends, volunteers, and community partners to get the space ready to re-open and for our jam-pac...

December 12, 2019

Volunteer Coordinator

In early November we spent time at the Growing Center harvesting all the still-producing tomatoes and herbs that wouldn’t survive the frost that was on the way. We raked leaves, cleaned the raised bed, coiled up the hoses, and put them out of the way for the winter.

T...

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 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...

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.

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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...

July 22, 2019

Thank you for supporting the Growing Center’s fundraising efforts!

We will be open for Yard Sale Donation Drop-Off the following days & times, WEATHER PERMITTING:

*Wednesday July 24 from 7-8:30 pm

*Thursday July 25 from 3:30-5:15 pm

*Thursday July 25 from 7:30-8:30 pm

*Frid...

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