urban agriculture

Green Agriculture in Dorchester

See an Urban Farm on a house lot.

Meet the Productive Collective and UFI Urban Farmers.

Touch the Fish Farming tanks, learn how they work.

Watch us install solar panels to power the water pump.

Hear a talk on Greening Agriculture with Solar techniques by scientist/inventor, Dr. Richard Komp.

On July 17, 2014 at 6:00 PM, Mmet at 32 Lindsey Street, Dorchester for the solar  installation and tour of the Urban Farm. Take a short walk to New Testament Pentecostal church, 86 Waldeck St. at Tonawanda St. for the talk with Dr. Komp.

Urban Agriculture Re-zoning: City-wide Kick-off

The Citywide Urban Agriculture Rezoning Kickoff and Visioning Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, January 30, 2012 at 6:00PM. Come hear about urban agriculture from keynote speakeR Will Allen of Growing Power (recently listed in top 50 most influential food folks!) and give your thoughts about ideas for urban agriculture in Boston. Participants will have the opportunity to take part in a visioning exercise to talk about their hopes and aspirations for urban agriculture in the city of Boston.  

Meeting location: Suffolk University, 73 Tremont Street, between Park Street and Government Center T Stations. There will be a variety of food and farming advocacy organizations' informational tables at the meeting. Check out the flyers below for more information in English, Spanish, Chinese and Haitian Creole. Find out more about the urban agriculture project's pilot in Dorchester on two city-owned vacant parcels here.  Questions? Please contact:
Tad Read, Senior Planner
Boston Redevelopment Authority
One City Hall Square, 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02201
Phone: (617) 918-4264
E-mail: john.read.BRA@cityofboston.gov
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