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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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Corporate Wellness in Waltham

    On Wednesday, June 10th, members of the Green City Growers team visited the Verizon Wireless and National Grid corporate wellness vegetable garden in Waltham. The aim of the visit, along with every corporate wellness visit, was to give employees a chance to get out of the office for an hour […]

Fresh Garden Sushi

With the warm summer weather finally starting to pick up, the staff at GCG decided to celebrate with fresh garden sushi, a vegetarian snack made fresh from our own garden! Keep reading to recreate the recipe. Fresh Garden Sushi Ingredients 8-10 cabbage leaves, washed and dried 2 cups cooked sushi […]

Backyard Chicken Eggonomics

Interested in raising chickens, but concerned about the, well, egg-onomics of it all? Here’s a handy infographic, courtesy of Mind Your Dirt, that breaks down the costs associated with backyard chicken keeping. Want to learn more more? Considering starting your own chicken family? Come join our resident chicken expert Khrysti Smith and […]

Chickens Take Roost at Goddard House

Next week, the Green City Growers team is installing Brookline’s first commercial chicken coop at the Olmstead Memory Support community at Goddard House Assisted Living. Since partnering with Khrysti Smyth and Yardbirds Backyard Chickens late last year, we’ve helped to provide these entertaining poultry-pets to a number of families throughout the […]

An Update from Fenway Farms

It’s hard to believe, but it has been over a month since opening day of Fenway Park and Fenway Farms. We couldn’t be happier by the attention and excitement that this project has received from Red Sox Nation, and baseball and vegetable enthusiasts across the country! Fenway Farms has been […]

Simple Spring Salad

Kale Salad with Spring Onions & Pumpernickel Croutons Spring onions, quite simply, are regular onions that farmers pull from the field to thin the rows. They can be cooked and used as standard onions or leeks, or, better yet, maximize their tender, sweet flavor by using them raw in salads, […]

Boston’s Farm Team Joins the Walk for Hunger

Green City Growers, also known as Boston’s Farm Team, is walking in the Project Bread Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 3rd! Project Bread is an incredible non-profit that seeks to develop multiple solutions to combat systemic hunger – solutions that meet people of all ages and walks of life […]

Spring in New England Bibimbap Recipe

From guest blogger Laurel Valchuis, al FreshCo It’s the ‘in between’ season. Winter crops are in shorter supply, and our favorite summer crops are still a ways from being harvestable. Yet there are still delicious seasonal dishes to be made! Some of our favorite root crops linger from last season: […]

Rain, Rain, Please Stay!!

By now, you’ve likely heard about the so-called ‘megadrought’ in California, whose effects have prompted California Governor Jerry Brown to instate the first-ever guidelines mandating water reductions for urban centers. These guidelines will save an estimated 500 billion gallons of water between now and February, but with 80% of the […]