Schoolyard Gardens Program

 
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Schoolyard Gardens Program

Schoolyard Gardens Program
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Healey School Garden

Healey School Garden
Young Somervillians exploring in one of our 9 garden spaces. (view small | med | large | orig)

Building the East Somerville garden

Building the East Somerville garden
Let's learn how to build a garden! Our programming follows STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) as we learn to predict sun paths, count square footage and nutrition! (view small | med | large | orig)

Grown in Somerville booth

Grown in Somerville booth
Groundwork Somerville works year-round with youth as they plant, tend and harvest from our schoolyard gardens. Youth can even sell their produce at the Farmers' Market! (view small | med | large | orig)

Harvesting from the garden

Harvesting from the garden
Here at the Healey School, Groundwork Somerville garden clubbers hard at work. (view small | med | large | orig)

Locally made products

Locally made products
Youth participants can also try their hand at creating new products. This Schoolyard Salve was made with herbs and flowers from our gardens. The logo was created by a high school employee. (view small | med | large | orig)

Local Somerville Maple Syrup

Local Somerville Maple Syrup
Yes -- Even SOMERVILLE can produce delicious maple syrup. At this joint effort between Groundwork Somerville and the Somerville Community Growing Center, Aviva Asher, Gardens Coordinator, teaches young Somervillians the science behind maple syrup. (view small | med | large | orig)

Grown in Somerville Sign

Grown in Somerville Sign
Welcome to the Groundwork Somerville booth at the local Farmers' Market! Come two Saturdays a month and learn from local youth the importance of purchasing local produce. (view small | med | large | orig)

Green Team!

Green Team!
High School employees add another element to the Groundwork Somerville summer programming. Here they are clearing the site of a new park from decades of debris! (view small | med | large | orig)

Healey Garden in its infancy

Healey Garden in its infancy
The beautiful Healey School garden in its infancy! (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Groundwork Somerville

Somerville, MA United States

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