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We're committed to making Somerville a more sustainable, equitable, and livable community. Learn more about what we do.

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Growing young leaders

We're cultivating Somerville's next generation of environmental leaders!

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Groundwork Somerville strives to bring about the sustained regeneration, improvement, and management of the physical environment through the development of community-based partnerships.

What will future communities need in order to overcome the challenges posed by a changing climate? Groundwork Somerville’s answer: diverse young leaders like the members of our Green Team.

FEATURED TEAM MEMBER

We're so happy to have Nakiba back at Groundwork this year! Nakiba is a former Green Team Member and Leader. This year, as our Food and Farms Intern, she will be helping out on the farm, running events, and assisting our youth programs. Welcome back, Nakiba!

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT

Since 2011, Groundwork Somerville’s staff, Green Team members, and community volunteers have worked together to transform two barren parking lots into an abundant food forest.

Upcoming Events

Music, Fun, and Games on the Farm!

June 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the farm for an evening of outdoor music, fun, and games! Dance with DJ Duke, buy art from Razalas Art, learn about local youth organizations, and play OVERSIZED yard games with EventThem! Donations gladly accepted ($10 suggested).     This event is…

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Recent News

Groundwork Somerville featured in “Medill on the Hill”

May 20 @ 12:08 am

Northwestern journalism student Yiming Fu wrote an article featuring Groundwork Somerville! Check it out here: Congress wants a national climate corps. These local groups have already been doing the work.

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