Food For Us
Participate in a day-long workshop to:
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.
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!
Register at http://bit.ly/foodforus
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.
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 [email protected] or 617-442-1322 x55
Dudley City Farm Fest
May 13, 2017, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Dudley Greenhouse
Buy vegetable, herb, & flower seedlings to start your garden!
For residents of Roxbury, Mattapan, and Dorchester only.
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).
August 3 – 5
Location: Greater Boston area
Learn ~ Grow ~ Connect
From this three day Institute, you will learn alongside people coming from organizations across the country to understand our model of tiered-structure youth leadership development in the context of farming and food justice. Register here.