Greenspace Creation

Greenspace Hearing in Codman Square Jan. 18

Support the Talbot Norfolk Triangle Greenspace Master Plan! On Wednesday, January 18, the Department of Neighborhood Development will seek feedback from the neighborhood on future uses for numerous city-owned, vacant parcels of land. The Talbot Norfolk Triangle (TNT) Norfolk lots in question are  2 Woodrow Ave, 4-6 Woodrow Ave, 93 Norfolk Street, 106 Norfolk Street and 131-133 Southern Ave. The January hearing will take place at The Great Hall in Codman Square (located at 6 Norfolk Street in Dorchester) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on January 18. Please note, this event's date changed from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18. For additional information, please contact Bernard Mayo, DND Project Manager at 617.635.0297 or Walter Apperwhite, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services 617.635.2677. You can also contact TNT Neighbors by email at paul [at] An official flyer for the hearing can be found here. Read more about the greenspace development project here:

Urban Farm Hearing in Codman Square, May 23

Boston City Hall (May 19, 2011) – Boston City Councillor Charles C. Yancey and the Boston City Council’s Committee on City, Neighborhood Services and Veterans Affairs will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 23, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at The Great Hall, 5 Norfolk Street [sic] in Dorchester, to scrutinize the City of Boston’s proposal for establishing agricultural gardens on four Dorchester parcels. [The Great Hall is located at 6 Norfolk Street, Dorchester, MA]. >> Read More


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GreenDorchester (formerly known as Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition) is a volunteer-run local organization working to make Dorchester a greener, healthier, more sustainable place to live, work, play and/or learn.


450 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

Some of GreenDorchester's partners: Annapolis Neighborhood Association ~ Codman Square Health Center ~ Dorchester Historical Society ~ Dorchester House ~ DotWell ~ Fields Corner Main Street ~ Four Corners Main Street ~ Franklin Park Coalition ~ Friends of Ronan Park ~ Boston Healthy Homes and Schools Collaborative ~ St Marks Area Main Street ~ Uphams Corner Westside Neighborhood Association ~ Viet-AID.

New partners always welcome!

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Join in! Call 617-474-1478 or email info[at]

Key Programs Offered: 

Air Quality Improvement, Bicycling/Walking Advocacy, Community-based Planning, Community Gardens, Environment, Farmers' Markets, Greenspace Creation, Public Transit Advocacy, Youth Leadership Development

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