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Events & Workshops

Food For Us
Participate in a day-long workshop to:
  • Learn about food access issues in Lynn 
  • Work with (other) Lynn residents who want to improve food equity
  • Start planning for a better food system
Participants may apply to serve on a steering committee* to develop recommendations for improving the Lynn food system to be heard by city leaders.
*A partnership of The Food Project and the Lynn Food and Fitness Alliance.
April 1
April 22
May 6
(Attend ONE)
All workshops Saturdays 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m and held at the Lynn YMCA, 20 Neptune Boulevard, Lynn, MA 01902. Youth (over 14) and adults welcome!

Garden Basics Workshop

Learn basic techniques for gardening in raised-bed gardens and other small spaces. This workshop is required for all Build-a-Garden applicants. Participants create a garden map, use the square-foot method, and learn from demonstrations of planting techniques.
April 8th, 10 a.m. 12 p.m.
April 22nd, 10 a.m. 12 p.m.
May 6th, 10 a.m. 12 p.m.
June 17th, 10 a.m. 12 p.m.
Facilitated by Nataka Crayton-Walker (professional gardener/farmer) and youth from The Food Project. Located at The Dudley Greenhouse, 11 Brook Avenue, Roxbury. Part of our Grow Well, Eat Well, Be Well 2017 workshop series.
Questions? Contact Angel Araiza at or 617-442-1322 x55
The Big Shindig

April 26, 2017

Join us as we celebrate all that you have achieved to support youth leadership, strengthen communities, and steward over 70 acres of urban and suburban farmland. This signature event is an inspiring evening of delicious food, youth stories, and a lively raffle and auction. Proceeds support our work with youth, food, and community. Click here for more information or to become a sponsor.

Lincoln Mother's Day Plant Sale

May 13 & May 14 , 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

at the Baker Bridge Farm in Lincoln, 

Buy vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings to start your garden. Rain or Shine. Directions here to the Baker Bridge Farm (94 Concord Rd, Lincoln, MA).

Lynn City Farm Fest

May 20, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Munroe Street Farm in Lynn

Featuring music from Tigerman WOAH. Come buy plants, seeds, and garden supplies! Enjoy refreshments and help in the garden. RAW Art Works will have an art-making table for kids and creative adults. Directions to our Munroe Street Farm (60 Munroe St, Lynn, MA). 


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

Tax ID: 04-3262532


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