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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.
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.
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.

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!
Compost, fertilizer, & more. Seed art & activities for kids.
Free soil lead testing, email Jess (see below) for instructions on taking a soil sample.

Contact Jess Liborio: 617-442-1322 x12 or [email protected]

Dudley Greenhouse
11 Brook Avenue, Roxbury

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). 

Summer Institute

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.


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

Tax ID: 04-3262532


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