The Food Project

City Farm Fest | May 10

The Food Project is hosting City Farm Fest on May 10 from 11am to 2pm! Come to the Dudley Greenhouse (11 Brook Ave) to seed and garden. Don't miss this exciting event! For more information, click HERE.

Canning Basics | August 13

The Food Project presents 3 exciting workshops for Grow Well, Eat Well, Be Well. All workshops require advanced registration by phone or email: buildagarden@thefoodproject.org or 617-442-1322x68. Children ages 13+ are welcome to join their parents.
 
Canning Basics (August 13):
Preserve the summer's bounty in this hands-on class! Discuss canning equipment and safety measures, try out a few recipes and explore healthy ways to add flavor to food! Canning Basics will take place from 6:00pm to 8:30pm on August 13 at The Food Project Kitchen (555 Dudley Street in Dorchester).
 
Cooking With Your Neighbor (Sept. 14):

Jazz Under Glass | June 9

 

Don't miss Jazz Under Glass from 6pm to 8pm on June 9 in the Dudley Greenhouse. The Dudley Greenhouse is a community greenhouse in the Dudley neighborhood of Roxbury. It is located at 11 Brook Ave. This is a great opportunity for a night filled of fun, food and music. The cost is $25 per person (free for children under 12) which includes complimentary food from neighborhood chefs. For information and tickets, call 617-442-1322 x13 or visit jazzunderglass.brownpapertickets.com.

Grow Well Workshop | Feb 23 + 27

Learn how to start your own seeds inside  >> Read More

Eat Well Workshop | Feb. 9

Cooking with Your Neighbor:  Cape Verdean Cuisine 
 
A Dudley neighborhood resident and talented 
home gardener and cook, Maria Barros will lead 
her second Eat Well class at The Food Project! She 
will guide participants in making traditional 
Cape Verdean dishes, including vegetarian Cachupa.   

When: Saturday February 9, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM >> 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.

Thanksgiving Farmers Market Nov. 22

On Tuesday, November 22, there will be a Farmers Market event taking place on Tuesday, November 22 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Dudley Green House, 11 Brook Ave, Roxbury, MA. Come to support The Food Project and local food production! For more information about the Food Project's Build a Garden Program, click here.

 

The Food Project will be offering their last field veggies of the year - stock up on potatoes, leeks, winter squash, salad greens and many more favorites for your Thanksgiving dinner. The youth will be serving a delicious squash soup and have planned children's activities. Stop by to wish your neighbors a happy Thanksgiving!

Build-a-Garden, grow your own!

Grow your own vegetables at home! The Food Project’s Build-a-Garden program supports Boston residents and organizations to grow their own food in raised bed and container gardens. The program will provide you with: a raised bed garden or container garden kit, including soil and compost, seeds and transplants, a Growing Guide, workshops, and additional support by phone, email, blog, and newsletters.

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The Food Project Seeks Community Greenhouse Proposals, Deadline Jul. 20

The Food ProjectThe Food Project (TFP), with support from the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI), is seeking partners to share community space in the recently opened Dudley Greenhouse. The Dudley Greenhouse is a 10,000-square-foot facility in the Dudley Neighborhood of Roxbury. Owned by DSNI and leased by The Food Project, the greenhouse operates year-round as a food production and educational space.

Space is open to groups serving the neighborhoods of Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan, with priority given to projects that directly serve the Dudley Neighborhood. The RFP can be found attached to this post, and on The Food Project website. Applications are due July 20th, 2011.

Interested groups and individuals are encouraged to visit the greenhouse and meet with the Greenhouse Manager Danielle Andrews in advance of submitting a proposal. The greenhouse is open to the public on Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m., Thursdays from 1 to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 to 12:30 p.m. Appointments can also be made by contacting Danielle via email or phone (617-442-1322 x13). More details after the break. >> Read More

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