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Vegetable Garden Basics | May 9

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Want to grow your own food but don't know where to start? Come learn the best practices for soil building, water-smart gardening, composting, and harvesting.

 

When: Saturday, May 9th

1:30:PM-3:30PM

Where: Woolson St. Community Garden .

44 Woolson Street Mattapan

For more info: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/greater-boston/event-1872.html

 

Gardening at Uphams Corner Library | May 28

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Come help the Uphams Corner Library plant, water, and weed the library’s (small) new container garden! For ages 5 and up!

 

When: Thursday, May 28th

5:30PM-6:30PM

Where: Uphams Corner Branch of the BPL

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For more info: call the Uphams Corner Branch at (617)265.0139

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Spring Planting 2014

Save the Date
The Green Neighbors Education Committee, Inc. presents: Spring Planting 2014 Learn to grow food at your own home, in your yard, on your porch, inside your house.
Free event to help people learn how to grow your own fresh, healthy nutritious foods.
Information tables, displays and demonstrations.

Planting Daffodils in Franklin Park | November 2

Saturday, November 2 10am -1pm at the Valley Gates Parking Lot in Franklin Park. The Franklin Park Coalition will be planting daffodils, pulling invasive trees and cleaning up the park to keep it safe and healthy. College students and community neighbors are encouraged to come out and volunteer in the beautiful fall weather. All ages can help.

 

For more information please visit: http://www.franklinparkcoalition.org/

You Can Pickle That?! | October 19

Saturday, October 19 at 9 am the Nightingale Community Garden (512 Park Street, Dorchester) will offer a free cooking class on how to "pickle" your harvest and preserve vegetable throughout the cold winter months.  
 
To register for this event visit http://bostonnatural.org

Spring Planting 2013 | March 9

 

Don’t Forget…Spring Planting in less than 2 weeks

 

The Green Neighbors Education Committee, Inc. and the Foundation for a Green Future, Inc. present:

Spring Planting 2013

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 1:30 PM until 5:30 PM at First Parish Church, 10 Parish Street in the Meeting House Hill section of Dorchester.

 

Learn to grow food at your own home, in your yard, on your porch, inside your house.

 

This is a free event to help people learn how they can fight the world food crisis by learning to grow your own fresh, healthy nutritious foods.

 

Our co-sponsors include:

First Parish Church in Dorchester

Boston Natural Areas Network

The Family Nurturing Center of Dorchester

College Bound Dorchester

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Spring Planting 2013

 

 

Save the Date

 

Please put us on your calendar and forward this message.

 

The Green Neighbors Education Committee, Inc. and the Foundation for a Green Future, Inc. present:

Spring Planting 2013

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 1:30 PM until 5:30 PM at First Parish Church, 10 Parish Street in the Meeting House Hill section of Dorchester.

 

Learn to grow food at your own home, in your yard, on your porch, inside your house.

 

This is a free event to help people learn how they can fight the world food crisis by learning to grow your own fresh, healthy nutritious foods.

 

Our co-sponsors include:

First Parish Church in Dorchester

Boston Natural Areas Network

The Family Nurturing Center of Dorchester

College Bound Dorchester >> Read More

Grow Well Workshop | Jan 26

Growing Indoors: Containers & Sprouts Workshop.

Craving that ‘fresh from your garden’ taste 
in the middle of winter? Learn simple 
ways to grow food indoors all year, including sprouts and microgreens. Intermediate to Advanced gardeners

WHEN: Saturday, January 26, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dudley Greenhouse, 11 Brook Ave, Roxbury, MA

To register for all workshops. email -

buildagarden@thefoodproject.org Or call 617-442-1322 x12

Planning Your Garden Workshop | Jan 15

Planning Your Garden Workshop
Get a head start with planning your vegetable garden by learning basic principles of garden design, techniques for maximizing space, and tips for ordering seeds. 
 
Date/Time: Tuesday January 15, 6:00P.M. - 7:30P.M. 
Location: The Food Project's Dudley Greenhouse, 11 Brook Ave, Roxbury 
Contact: Kathleen, buildagarden@thefoodproject.org or 617-442-1322 ext 12 with questions or to sign up.

theMOVE Garden Girl | Sept. 2

 

theMOVE is hosting an Urban Garden Workday with The Garden Girl on September 2. The event will help TV personality Patti Moreno of Garden Girl TV. It will take place at Fort Hill in Roxbury. The event will start at 10am, and go until 1pm. At 1pm, lunch will be served. The event costs $8 for non-members and $5 for members. There are 12 more spaces available as of 8/29! Sign up by clicking HERE. For more info, email liz@getoutma.org, call 617-863-6488 or visit http://getoutma.org/volunteer/

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