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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

Empire Records: A Movie Screening with Strictly Brohibited, ONCE, and Groundwork Somerville

August 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
South Street Farm

RESCHEDULED FOR 8/20! Strictly Brohibited is thrilled to partner with ONCE and Groundwork Somerville for a screening of EMPIRE RECORDS at South Street Farm! Written by Carol Heikinnen and directed by Allan Moyle, this 1995 cult classic features an ensemble cast of alternative cuties (Liv…

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Somerville Times: Fresh, affordable, and accessible – how Somerville is tackling food justice

August 18 @ 1:20 pm

Fresh, affordable, and accessible – how Somerville is tackling food justice

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