Boil Down Festival – March 7th, 10-2pm

The Maple Syrup Boil Down is upon us! A glitch in our website is presenting the incorrect date to the right. We will have the festival on Saturday (tomorrow), March 7th from 10-2pm at the Community Growing Center at 22 … Continued

Tapping Trees at Two Today – 2/17

Sorry for the late notice, but we’ve moved tapping up to 2pm today at Tufts. Apologies for all the changes, but the weather doesn’t seem to recognize our event schedule! Email if you have any trouble finding us!  

Maple News – 2/16

Hi Everyone! The maple tapping is postponed because of the cold weather, but we are at the Independent for the Maple Brunch from 11-2pm today! Check facebook and twitter for more frequent updates. Currently the maple tapping is rescheduled for … Continued

What Inspires You to Give?

  As I contemplated writing this annual letter and fundraising appeal, I asked myself what I could possibly say that you don’t already know. Many of you reading this letter have been following Groundwork Somerville for much of our 15-year … Continued

Return to Groundwork Northern Ireland

In May 2014, Groundwork Somerville hosted Ciaran Shannon, the Head of Policy and Good Relations at Groundwork Northern Ireland for three weeks at our office, showing him our work, bring him to local meetings, work days, garden classes and more … Continued


by Everett of City Soil CITY SOIL IS BEING EVICTED ON MAY 17th!! Zoo New England, under pressure from the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), has formally asked City Soil to leave their land in Mattapan. While we still … Continued

Urban Farming: A Hydroponic Story

What is the hardest part about growing food in the city? Finding space to grow is a pertinent problem but navigating densely populated neighborhoods to find a space that isn’t contaminated with high levels of lead in the soil is … Continued

Why Union Square Sky Gardens?

by Union Square Sky Gardens More people are looking to the sky to find garden space. In the search for viable gardening spots in our urban environment, every nook and cranny is precious, and our roofs are proving to be … Continued

Groundwork 2014 Gala!

Join Groundwork Somerville and friends at the annual Groundwork Somerville Gala on April 4th at 7pm. The Gala will be held at Anthony’s, on the corner of Highland and Central. Join us for this special once-a-year night when we clean … Continued