This blog is written by GCG Founder & CEO, Jessie Banhazl For 5 weeks, I will be travelling through Germany, Sweden, and France to learn more about how other countries approach urban farming through an Eisenhower Fellowship . I am so thankful for this amazing opportunity, and I hope to […]
Green City Growers’ CEO & Founder, Jessie Banhazl, reports from the road in Sweden on her Eisenhower Fellowship. Learn more about her program objectives, and check out her previous posts from Gothenburg, Berlin ,and Munich After leaving Gothenburg, I continued my journey to Sweden’s largest cities- visiting Stockholm Malmö, Uppsala, and Lund, […]
Green City Growers’ CEO & Founder, Jessie Banhazl, reports from the road in Gothenburg, Sweden on her Eisenhower Fellowship. Learn more about her program objectives, and check out her previous posts from Berlin and Munich After two great weeks in Germany, I said my goodbyes and flew to Gothenburg, Sweden’s 2nd […]
Green City Growers’ CEO & Founder, Jessie Banhazl, reports from the road on her Eisenhower Fellowship, taking place from September 9th- October 13th, 2019. To learn more about her program objectives, check out her previous blog post. Before arriving in Berlin, I had a vague sense of what urban agriculture […]
Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business classification that balances purpose and profit.
How did you get into farming? I sort of fell into farming while researching Slow Food for my Master’s degree in Italy. Slow Food is a now international movement that began in Italy in response to the first McDonald’s opening in Rome in 1986. Today Slow Food advocates for “good, […]
“I’ve come to recognize that caring for a garden can also be a way of caring for one’s self. It’s extremely inspiring to see first-hand how our programs help lift people up.” Read the full interview with our farmer and educator Eric Dawson to find out what led Eric to Green City Growers and how he sees his work here engaging and inspiring local communities.
Green City Growers, in partnership with the Boston Public Schools, Friends of the Boston Schoolyards, and the BPS STRIVE program, are pleased to announce that we are the recipient of a 2019 Farm-to-School grant from the USDA.
If you are an urban gardener with limited space, these are the plants for you! Microgreens have been widely grown and harvested since the 80s, but they are now beginning to pick up popularity because growing them is so simple! The term microgreens refers to a variety of edible immature […]
How did you get into farming? When I was a little kid, I asked my father for candy money. I was 12 or 13 at the time. He said to talk to Mr. Morrison, who owned an apple orchard down the road. My best friend Jimmy and I picked up […]
This year we’re focusing on building strategic partnerships and sustained profitability to provide the greatest social and environmental good we can.
None of us are real believers in resolutions, but many of us have goals for the coming year both professionally and personally. Here’s a list of some of our goals: GCG Team: This year we are all looking forward to growing and learning in our recently redesigned Research and Development […]