Master Urban Gardner
Have you been wondering how to start growing your own food? The Fall Master Urban Gardening (MUG) program is now open for enrollment.
Share tricks of the trade with other community gardeners and Trustees staff at our get-together. Get all of your gardening and organizing questions answered!
New this season we will be hosting a series of Wednesday evening get-togethers for gardeners to spend time on both skill building and problem solving. We will start each meeting with a brief skill building section, then spend time on questions from the group regarding any aspect for community gardening – everything from basic garden practices to helping your garden organization work more smoothly. As the season progresses, suggestions from the group will inform the monthly skill building session.
We’ll also offer an online community where questions can be asked and answered in a timely way.
Early September is the perfect time to get native perennials, trees & shrubs and cold hardy vegetable seedlings in the ground. Find top-notch plants organically grown right here at City Natives, along with cover crop seed, season extension supplies, soil amendments, and great advice. Check back for a full plant list.
Join us for the second annual Boston Agricultural Exposition. The Expo is a day of agricultural exhibits,live animals, urban homesteading information, hands-on activities, farmers market, and old time games and contests. A great family outing with games and activities for kids of all ages. Be sure not to miss the pie eating contests and the zucchini races! We are once again we are partnering with Agricultural Hall and the Haley House on this seasonal celebration.
Saving your own seeds from vegetables and flowers is a satisfying way to complete the growing cycle. Saving your own seed saves money, allows you to propagate plants that thrive in your garden’s conditions, and even reduces the carbon footprint of your garden! Come learn how to properly harvest and store seeds from common garden plants.
Co-sponsored by the Brighton Garden Club and Faneuil Branch Library. Come at 10:00 for refreshments; workshop begins at 10:30.
Learn to make your own black gold! Join us in a lovely JP community garden to get all your compost questions answered.
Making compost allows you to recycle waste products into a valuable soil amendment. We'll go over ingredients, methods, and containers for making great compost in your community garden or backyard without creating pest problems.
Fermentation, canning, and quick pickling are great ways to hold on to the bounty of summer. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to do all three. You'll enjoy samples and leave with the recipes and knowledge to safely make your own preserves out of a variety of seasonal ingredients.
Goats on the greenway!
For one spectacular day each year, Sustainable Business Network transforms the Rose Kennedy Greenway and the City of Boston into the nation's largest local & sustainable food hub! Learn about the benefits of sustainably grown and produced food, shop the market, eat delicious local food, participate in fun, educational activities and exhibits, engage with top local chefs and enjoy local music.
Join Trustees in the Family Fun Zone for farm-based fun & games: milk our goats, meet our composting worms, and try your hand at veggie-based crafts!
The Lenox & Kendall Community Garden is hosting a mini concert featuring local musicians. Come early and explore the garden. We’ll have light refreshments, information about community gardening in Boston, and a mini-concert featuring local musicians. Come enjoy the garden with your neighbors and friends.
THe Lenox & Kendall Community Garden will open its gate to visitors. Come tour the garden, meet gardeners, share gardening tips, and get inspired. We’ll have light refreshments, information about finding a community garden plot, and a mini-concert featuring local musicians. Come enjoy the evening with your neighbors and friends