News, Stories, and Field Notes from the Growing Center

Nature Play at the Growing Center ~ End of Summer 2019

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 so much fun and happiness; bare feet in the sand, hiding in the “bee area”, reading books under the yew trees, blowing bubbles, climbing trees, playing with loose parts (pieces of wood, rocks, bricks, and sticks), playing with water, and watching out for the resident bunny. Families from the preschool came to pick up their children at the Center on these Fridays; one dad and his son, while sitting on the stone steps near th

Come be a part of the Harvest Festival!!

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 honor of all the creatures and people who make harvest of the food we eat daily possible, come join in a visual and auditory feast and participatory activities. Enjoy pumpkin decorating and touring the garden beds of native pollinators and herbs from around the world. Learn more about local impacts of climate change. Make a butterfly button or set of colorful wings highlighting the artwork of Favianna Rodriguez's "Migration is B

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22 Vinal Ave, Somerville, MA 02143

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 76

Somervillle, MA 02143


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