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Tanimura & Antle Acquires Green City Growers

Tanimura & Antle & Boston, Massachusetts based, Green City Growers Announce New Partnership & Acquisition Furthering their joint commitment to providing communities with education and engagement with healthy, fresh produce SALINAS, Ca. (March 9th, 2021) – Employee owned grower-shipper, Tanimura & Antle and Boston, Massachusetts based, Green City Growers announced […]

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GCG’s 2020 Company Impact

Due to COVID, this year’s social impact stats look a little different from past years. We sent a lot more produce to food banks than we ever have, and while we saw a reduction in our overall number of customers, we were able to grow a significant amount of organic […]

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An Agrihood in Your Hood?

Agrihoods Promote Farm-to-Table Living and Sustainability Communities dedicated to sustainable, fresh, and local produce have been popping up across the U.S. to provide Americans access to a simpler life without the hardships of traditional agriculture. They’re called agrihoods, and there are now over 200 spanning 28 states. Many developers are […]

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The Healing Power of Green: Why Doctors are Prescribing “Green Prescriptions”

Green City Growers’ Vegetable Gardening Program at a Senior Living Site   In a world where stress and anxiety seem ever-present, doctors are turning to nature as a remedy, prescribing what’s known as “green prescriptions” to their patients. This practice isn’t just a trend; it’s backed by research from Harvard University’s […]

Guest Post: Christopher Grallert Reporting on His Eye-Opening Trip to Asia and Australia

It really pays to get out and see the innovation happening all over the world. The urban agriculture movement is global. I was thrilled to see truly impressive solutions and successes of companies all over Asia and the Australia that are moving urban farming forward. Here are a few of […]

Why We Should Be Incorporating More Green Infrastructure Into Cities

University Warsaw’s Library – Beautiful and Multi-Functional Rooftop Gardens.  In our rapidly urbanizing world, cities consume a substantial share of global resources. With over 55% of the population residing in urban areas, the challenge lies in maintaining a delicate balance between the allure of urban living and environmental responsibility. Green […]

The Real Benefits of Vegetable Gardening On Students and Our Future

On October 17th, Mayor Wu announced 10 new raised-bed garden classrooms in the BPS school system, which Green City Growers has had the honor to install, maintain, and lead education programs in. This post will talk about how urban vegetable gardens deliver on Mayor Wu’s two main goals of expanding […]

3 Ways Your Company Can Champion Circular Economies

What is a Circular Economy? A circular economy entails markets that give incentives to reusing products, rather than scrapping them and then extracting new resources. This approach supports both environmental and economic sustainability, ultimately leading to sustainable development:    Source: UNCTAD “Circular Economy” Why and How To Participate in a […]

Why You Should Add Urban Farms to Your Office Real Estate Property

Why You Should Add Urban Farms to Your Office Real Estate Property

Cultivating a Sustainable City: Policy Support Fuels Urban Agriculture Growth in Boston

Urban agriculture, an innovative practice that brings farming into the heart of cities, is gaining remarkable traction in Boston. This growing movement is not only driven by the desire for local, sustainable food production but also by the city’s unwavering commitment to supporting urban agriculture through well-designed policies and initiatives. […]

Why We are a Bcorp

Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business classification that balances purpose and profit.

GCG Names Christopher Grallert as Company President

Green City Growers (GCG) has announced the promotion of Christopher Grallert to the position of Company President.