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Volunteers Needed for Gathering of Fairies

A Gathering of Fairies will take place at the Growing Center on Sunday September 18 from 2-4 pm. This event is organized and run by FCGC volunteers (that’s us!). It is a fundraiser for the Growing Center. Can you help? We are currently looking for volunteers to help… Ahead of time by: -Gathering materials for fairy houses and wands: The materials must be natural, biodegradable, compostable. (The fairies are very particular about this). -For fairy wands: fairy-wand-size sticks (our fairies can use wands that are about 20 inches, give or take half a foot) and dried flowers and any other natural materials that can be affixed to a wand with yarn or ribbon. -For fairy houses: twigs, sticks, ba

Volunteer Spotlight: Katrina Piehler

1. Who are you and and how did you first learn about the Growing Center? I am a tried and true Somerville lover. I've lived in Somerville since 1992 and I also own a small business (a wellness coaching and massage therapy practice) in Somerville, since 2003. I learned about the Growing Center years ago when I came to a labyrinth walk. I don't remember how I found out about it, but I loved it and loved the idea of the Growing Center. So I kept coming back. 2. Where is your favorite place to escape to in the Somerville / greater Boston area? One of my absolute favorite things to do is to hang out in one of the many cool coffee shops/cafes in Somerville, particularly ones that have big open win

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Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

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