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The Friends of the Community Growing Center's Fundraising Committee is delighted to report that as of May 31, our fundraising totals for the month were a whopping $868––PLUS the $500 gift that the month's campaign was meant to match. Thank you to all of our generous fr...

A big THANK YOU to all of our wonderful friends and supporters, because last month, we not only succeeded in matching the $500 gift we received, but we MORE than DOUBLED it!

Thanks to all of you, in the month of April we raised $1,101, and this is in addition to the $50...

For more than a quarter century, the Growing Center has been dedicated to engaging the full population of Somerville, with a focus on children and youth, in providing an open and welcoming green space dedicated to nature education, urban agriculture, and community enga...

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

Grab a beer and join fellow Growing Center supporters for an evening of sips and support.

Friends of the Somerville Community Growing Center representatives will give an update on the progress of the Growing Center's Cultivate Campaign 2019, share successes from this...

September 18, 2019

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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...

July 30, 2019

The Friends of the Community Growing Center are excited to announce our new growing campaign: Cultivate Campaign 2019!

With generous help from three city Community Preservation Act grants, the Somerville Community Growing Center has just undergone a significant renova...

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Somerville Family Learning Collaborative Brings Storytime to the Garden

July 23, 2020

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