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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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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.

THIS MONTH'S 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.

Recent News

In COVID-19 Era, Green Youth Employment Program Adapts to Online Format

Most summers, Green Team members can be spotted planting produce at South Street Farm, working a shift at the Somerville Mobile Farmers’ Market, or biking through one of the city’s neighborhoods. Though this year the Green Team was most visible on Facebook and Zoom, the…

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Upcoming Events

Somerville Winter Farmers Market

December 4 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Center for Arts at the Armory

The Center for the Arts at the Armory is excited to announce that the Somerville Winter Farmers Market is coming back for its 12th season! This weekly market offers the best locally grown and regionally produced agricultural items including vegetable produce, cheese, eggs, meats, fish, breads, pastries, and chocolate. This season,…

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