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Lynn City Farm Fest

April 14
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The Lynn Grows Steering Committee is launching its vision and set of priorities to build a better food system. 

After 2 years of work, hosting more than 30 listening session across the city with various groups and organizations, and hearing from approximately 300 residents about their food realities, we are inviting Lynn stakeholders and residents to come learn more about the vision and priorities, and get involved to help us build a better food system for everyone. 

Snacks, interactive activities, and music will be provided.

RSVP: Contact Olivia Boggiano-Peterson.

Held at the Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts, 590 Washington St., Lynn, MA

Lynn Winter Farmers Market


Third Saturdays, November  May 

April 14

11 a.m.  4 p.m.

Lynn YMCA, 20 Neptune Boulevard

Announcing, by customer request, the brand new Lynn Winter Farmers Market! Come over to the Lynn YMCA to get fresh, healthy vegetables for purchase using your EBT card, credit/debit card, or cash. Your purchases are eligible for the Healthy Incentives Program. Vendors: The Food Project, Farmer Dave, Riverdale Farm, and Phalla's Produce.

Find the Facebook event here


Garden Basics

April 7, April 21, May 5, June 2

10 a.m.  12 p.m.

Dudley Greenhouse, 11 Brook Ave., Roxbury, MA

Learn basic techniques for gardening in raised-bed gardens and other small spaces. This workshop is required for all new Build-a-Garden applicants. Participants create a garden map, use the square-foot method, and learn from demonstrations of planting techniques. Choose one date.

Facilitated by Nataka Crayton-Walker, professional gardener/farmer, and youth from The Food Project. Part of our Grow Well, Eat Well, Be Well 2018 workshop series.

Questions? Contact Angel Araiza at [email protected] or 617-442-1322 x55
The Food Project's 2018 Big Shindig

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

6 p.m. Cocktails | 7 p.m. Dinner

The Cyclorama at The Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

Join us at The Food Project's 6th annual Big Shindig fundraiser to celebrate 26 years of empowering youth leaders, strengthening community-controlled food systems, and stewarding over 70 acres of urban and suburban farmland in Greater Boston and the North Shore.

Come and be inspired by an evening of delicious food, youth stories, and a lively raffle and auction, all while supporting The Food Project's youth, food, and community. Help us raise the critical funds to kick off The Food Project's 27th growing season! 

Catered and sponsored by Gourmet Caterers.

Presenting Sponsors Bank of America and Linda and Bill McQuillan.

Tickets go on sale in March! More info at
Find the Facebook event here


Mother's Day Plant Sale—Lincoln

May 12 & May 13
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Buy vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings to start your garden! 
Rain or shine.

At The Food Project's Baker Bridge Farm
94 Concord Road, Lincoln, MA


Dudley City Farm Fest-Seedling & Gardening Supply Sale

May 12 & May 13
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Buy vegetable, herb, & flower seedlings to start your garden! Get your compost, fertilizer, & more for your spring gardening projects. We'll have activities for kids too!

FREE soil testing for lead will be available!

Questions? Contact Danielle by phone at 617-524-1320 or via email [email protected]g.

Located in the Dudley Greenhouse. For residents of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan.


Lynn City Farm Fest

May 19
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Buy plants, seeds & garden supplies!

Enjoy refreshments and check out RAW Art Works’ art-making table.

Held at the Lynn YMCA, 20 Neptune Blvd, Lynn, MA



The Food Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Tax ID: 04-3262532


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