The 2021 Somerville Community Maple Syrup Project!
For over 20 years the Growing Center has been doing an educational community maple boil. Making maple syrup from sap collected from maple trees in Somerville. This year, we had nine taps on the hillside of the Tufts campus, in view of the Boston skyline. We started tapping early in February and had our boil on Feb 28th. It takes 30-40 gallons of sap to make one gallon of maple syrup. With the help of volunteers we produced about 1.5 gallons. That syrup will be gifted to some
With Your Vote, We Can Win a Gardens For Good Grant!
We have an exciting announcement to share with all of our friends and supporters: The Somerville Community Growing Center is a contender in the Nature's Path Gardens for Good competition! We have an amazing opportunity to receive $5000—all we have to do is crowdsource votes! And we'd be so grateful for your help earning votes and spreading the word! The short window for voting is from now until April 7—but the top 21 vote-getting non-profit gardens will receive the money. Pl