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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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Fall, Football and…Vegetables!

Like us, are you a fan of football, tailgating, and all the traditional fare that goes along with it? Does your game day menu read something like this: spicy chili, burgers, pulled pork, and hot wings, where the only vegetables present are a few celery and carrot sticks that exist as garnish? […]

Zucchini-Corn Fritters with Tomato Compote

August is the month of abundance for some of Green City Growers staff favorites, fruiting crops such as zucchini, corn, and tomatoes, before we start planting in the fall crops. This particular combination of zucchini-corn-tomato are the ingredients for one of our favorite summertime recipes, zucchini-corn fritters with tomato compote. […]

When to Plant for a Bountiful Fall Harvest

With July now squarely behind us, and August nearly half over, the chilly grasp of autumn looms on the forefront of our minds. While our builds team has not quite begun building cold frames – though they will be soon – our farmers have been planting in fall crops for […]

Happy without Heat: Chickens in the Winter

One of your main concerns about installing a chicken coop at your home may be about how the chickens will keep warm in our harsh, New England weather. No need to worry! Because chickens stick together in a flock, it is not necessary to add heat. It might be tempting […]

Picking Your Pets: The Best Chicken Breeds

If you are thinking of raising backyard chickens at your house, you probably have a lot of questions about costs, health risks, and your local poultry regulations.  These are all very important things to think about, but there’s another question you should add to your list…what kind of chickens do […]

Tasty Summer Squash Treat

Now is prime time for summer squash! Wondering what to do with all that fresh produce in your garden? Here is a quick and easy (vegan!) recipe that makes a great snack or summer appetizer. Breaded Summer Squash Rounds   Ingredients: 1. 1 summer squash 2. 1/2 tsp garlic powder […]

Know Your Tomatoes

The arrival of mid-July heat and humidity has some of us almost (almost…) wishing for the snow of this past February. Yet, though the days are at times swelteringly hot and the sun unrelenting, we can make no complaints about the start of one of the most delicious times of […]

Stuffed Summer Squash Flowers with Tomato Olive Salad

Ever wanted to try making stuffed squash flowers, but thought it was too complicated? So did we, until we tried making them and found the process to be quite simple.  So grab some squash flowers and follow the (vegan!) recipe below, along with an easy tomato and olive salad recipe, […]

The Big 3: Combat Common Diseases with Backyard Chicken Keeping

When Jessie founded Green City Growers in 2008, she sought to find a solution to major health outbreaks that were becoming all-too-common in industrial vegetable production. These days, though, health concerns about egg and poultry production seem just as common, and we see backyard chicken keeping as an equally promising solution […]