Leaf Those Leaves Alone!

The cold weather has been kicking in… and kicking us into action on all the fall chores we’ve been putting off! But the good news is, you can put off raking those leaves a little longer. If procrastination alone isn’t enough … Continued

3rd Annual Bar Stars Selects a Winner!

On Thursday, July 14th, Assembly Row hosted the 3rd Annual Bar Stars! At sunset on the rooftop in the balmy air, the restaurants of The Row competed for the title of bartender supreme. The contest brought the community together for … Continued

Where’d you get that honey?

Honey bees are the species of bees that belong to the genus Apis, which are the only kinds of bees that produces true honey — the kind we like to eat. Honey is made mostly of nectar and bee enzymes. As honey … Continued

Bee societies: battle of the sexes!

 Some bees are solitary and some bees are social. There are many species of solitary bees, such as carpenter bees, which do not live in colonies, but rather, each female creates her own nest and raises her young alone (or … Continued

Name That Bee!

You’re walking through your garden and you spot a fuzzy little creature buzzing in the flowers. You know a bee when you see one, but have you ever noticed that not all bees look the same? That’s because there are … Continued

Cummings Foundation Grants Groundwork “$100K for 100”

Groundwork Somerville is one of 100 local nonprofit organizations to receive a grant of $100,000 through the Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. The Somerville-based community organization was chosen from a total of 479 applicants during a competitive review process. Groundwork Somerville is dedicated … Continued

Somerville Makes Top 10 Best in the U.S.!

  Lonely Planet has “scoured the states to create the ultimate US travel wish list for 2016,” and recently published a list of the ten best places to visit in all of the United States. What was number six on … Continued

Building Groundwork Somerville’s Soils!

The Urban Agriculture movement is growing rapidly across the country, with city residents becoming as interested in vegetables gardens as they once where with ornamental landscapes. Community gardens are expanding and experiencing waiting lists and non-profit organizations such as Groundwork are working to … Continued