Green Team

 
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  • Green Team has received 1 donation
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  • Green Team has made updates to their project page.
    • 6 months ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Building and Expanding Urban Projects throughout Somerville!
    By - Kristin DelViscio - Green Team and Urban Agricultural Coordinator
    This year's Green Team is focusing on several garden building projects throughout the community. We are strengthening the youth's ability to brainstorm solutions and manage projects on their own. We are doing this by training the youth to create to-scale landscape maps. They are also developing their public speaking skills...
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  • Green Team has received 1 donation
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  • Green Team has received 1 donation
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  • Green Team has received 1 donation
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  • Green Team has received 3 donations
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  • Green Team has received 1 donation
    • 10 months ago
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  • Green Team has made updates to their project page.
    • 11 months ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Summer Harvests into Fall Foundations
    By - Marga Hutcheson - Grants Administrator
    Over the summer Green Team grew over 150 lbs of food at South St. alone, sold 200 lbs of food at the mobile markets, and donated over 100 lbs of food to local food pantries. We painted a data mural, organized a ribbon cutting to celebrate South Street Farm, and held 3 community volunteer days throughout the year. At the end...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Green Team has received 3 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Summer - Produce to market, EcoShed, and bicycles!
    By - Marga Hutcheson - Administrative Intern
    With the kick-off this summer’s Green Team, the first week of July ushered in a flurry of activity. We welcomed back returning Green Team youth and supervisors, met youth new to the program, and, of course, tuned up the donated bicycles that youth ride to the gardens where they work.  Some of these brave youth...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Hibernation is Over
    By - Chris Mancini - Executive Director
    Green Team is coming out of hibernation! After a winter spent honing their presentation skills, and advocating actively for youth jobs funding by rallying at the statehouse and meeting one on one with their senators and representatives, The Green Team youth are carefully tending their seedlings in preparation for the spring...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Winter Without Warmth
    By - Chris Mancini - Executive Director
    Autumn 2012 was looking like it would be a pretty typical harvest season. The returning members of our summer Green Team were busily buzzing about the city gathering the last tomatoes, bunches of basil and root veggies out of the ground, and preparing the soil for a winter rye cover crop. Following these housekeeping...
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  • Green Team has received 5 donations
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Summer Green Team is En Fuego!
    By - Chris Mancini - Executive Director
    Spring and Summer 2012 is one of the best on Green Team Record!  The only way to convey the magnitude of their accomplishments (which are still underway!) is to start at the beginning: With 7 youth in the Spring, and 14 in the Summer, the Green Team has: Built and planted Somerville's first urban farm, the South Street...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Green Team 2011 Update
    By - Chris Mancini - Executive Director
    The Green Team is a job-training program that provides urban, at risk youth with a stipend to participate in maintenance and improvement projects in park stewardship and urban agriculture.  In 2011, Groundwork crew members worked with the National Park Service to gain sustainable agriculture skills in the Boston Harbor...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Green Team has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
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  • Green Team has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
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  • Green Team has received 11 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    The White House features the GWS Green Team!
    By - Jennifer Lawrence - Executive Director
    Well spring is upon us, that is for sure! We have so many exciting events this season. We just successfully completed our 5th annual SomerGreen Festival, in partnership with the City of Somerville, our first ever Boston Tree Party apple tree planting, our river clean-up with the Mystic River Watershed Association and...
    • 3 years ago
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    GWS brings on a new Green Team Coordinator!
    By - Jennifer Lawrence - Executive Director
    While we are sad that we have lost the amazing skills of Maura Schorr Beaufait as she travels across Guatemala, we are so excited to be working with Adam Machson-Carter. Adam will bring us into a great new era of the Green Team! Jen Adam Machson-Carter, Green Team Coordinator (adam@groundworksomerville.org) Adam is the...
    • 3 years ago
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    Green Team videos! They're amazing
    By - Jennifer Lawrence - Executive Director
    Green Team Video on active transit: Groundwork Somerville and Somerville Community Access Television teamed up for a fantastic Next Generation Producers program focusing on Somerville’s community path, bicycle safety, nutrition, and living a healthy lifestyle. Check out the great videos below and be inspired! Green...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Green Team has received 18 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Green Team over for the summer!
    By - Jennifer Lawrence - Executive Director
    Well folks, it's true - the Green Team is over for the summer! After an amazing seven weeks of biking around the city, visiting farms, designing a new garden, harvesting and maintaining four garden spaces, and organizing an amazing youth summit, we are done! The good news is that the fall Green Team begins in just a few...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Green Team starts on Tuesday!
    By - Jennifer - Executive Director
    Our newly revamped Green Team program starts on Tuesday! We are so excited to be able to bring on 18 (yes, that's right 18!) high school students this summer who will focus on three topics: Urban Agriculture, Sustainable Landscaping and Community Planning Each team is also staffed with a Supervisor and a young...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Green Team hiring this week!
    By - Jennifer Lawrence - Executive Director
    Well it's that time again - time to hire our THREE 6-person Green Teams. This year we are focusing on three ideas: 1) Urban Agriculture 2) Community land-use planning 3) Sustainable Agriculture In partnership with the Somerville Housing Authority, the Minute Man National Historical Park, the Somerville Community...
    • 4 years ago
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    Green Team now powering the SoilCycle Program!
    By - Jennifer Lawrence - Green Team now powering the SoilCycle Program!
    Green Team members are now responsible for ensuring that local residents' compostable materials are picked up weekly as part of our newest program, Somerville Soil Cycle, our resident compost pick-up program. The youth team is responsible for: picking up the compostable materials ON BIKE, by pulling a bike cart full of...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Green Team begins parks/playgrounds assessment
    By - Jennifer Lawrence - Executive Director
    Hi folks! Just wanted to let you know that the Groundwork Somerville Green Team has officially begun their parks and playgrounds assessments! After finishing their own assessment tool, which includes people counts, access to healthy foods, and condition of equipment, they have begun assessing playgrounds, to be...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Green Team posted a progress report
    Schoolyard Gardens a hit in after-school clubs!
    By - Jennifer Lawrence - Executive Director
    Groundwork Somerville is now leading 97after-school clubs in Somerville! We are happy to be at the following schools: Argenziano Kennedy West Somerville Healey East Somerville Prospect Hill Academy Winter Hill Thank you so much to the schools for supporting us and allowing us to lead important educational...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Green Team has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Green Team has received 7 donations
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Groundwork Somerville

Somerville, MA United States

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