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"Pure joy." That's how one volunteer described the scene at the Growing Center, as she arrived during the Teddy Bear’s Picnic to set up for the poetry reading later that evening." It’s a hidden gem,” is how people describe the space. “It's a shame it’s not always open,” remarked a neighbor, visiting for the first time. “A well-kept secret,” say others. The Somerville Community Growing Center Board has submitted a Conservation Preservation Act (CPA) grant proposal that, if funded, will make this 1/4 acre urban oasis in the heart of Somerville a resource that can be shared and used by the community well into the future. It won’t have to stay a secret if it can be renovated to support more freq

Planning Committee Meeting

The FCGC Planning Committee will hold its first meeting of the year ​on Sunday afternoon, ​Sunday ​January 21st from 2:00 - 4:00​pm at SCATV (90 Union Square, Somerville, MA). ​Our theme this year is “Harmony​.​” We will be discussing​ and brainstorming​ what ​programs and events to host at the Growing Center this year!​ At previous meetings we have come up with ideas like: International Music Series, Yoga Classes, Outdoor Movies, Urban Agriculture Workshops, ​Children's Garden Initiatives, Poetry Lectures and more!! Bring your ideas! None are too goofy - believe ​us!​ ​ If you can come, please RSVP to

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22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

Somervillle, MA 02143


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