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Events & Workshops


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


Lynn Winter Farmers Market


Third Saturdays, November  May 

May 19

11 a.m.  4 p.m.

Lynn YMCA, 20 Neptune Boulevard

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

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 Summer Institute

August 1 - 3, 2018


Join us to learn, grow, and connect with your peers from across the country and the world.
"The Institute was exactly what I needed to get my creative juices flowing around my fledgling ideas for a sustainable food project involving youth."
The three-day Institute is packed with activities, workshops, and engaging conversation that will teach you about The Food Project’s youth development and sustainable agriculture models, food justice initiatives, and how to create more food secure communities. The Institute includes both engaging classroom training and on-farm learning during the dynamic summer season. Register today!


A taste of what you'll get at the Summer Institute:

  • Learn the foundations of youth leader development in the context of farming, social justice, and food access initiatives
  • Have in-depth conversations with The Food Project staff and others interested in youth-led sustainable, local agriculture
  • Get inspiration and support from others to create change in your own community
Cost: $450. Click for more information and to register!

Contact Information
Cindy Davenport | [email protected]


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

Tax ID: 04-3262532


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