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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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Green City Growers Joins Team FNV

May 23, 2016: Last week at the Building a Healthier Future Summit, Green City Growers was announced as a new partner organization with FNV. FNV is a bold new branding initiative led by Partnership for a Healthier America that uses disruptive marketing and an aggressive advertising program to reintroduce millennials and their families to fruits […]

Onsite Gardens LEED the Green-Building Industry

With the rise in demand for resource efficiency, proper indoor air quality, and lower energy bills, green buildings are swiftly making gains in the construction industry – they are becoming a stronger economic competitor in the field than ever before, with whom traditionally-constructed buildings cannot contend. What is LEED? Developed […]

Waste Not Want Not?

This growing season, we’ve teamed up with Desiree Curie, a local food blogger and recipe developer. Each month, Desiree will take us into her kitchen to whip up something seasonal delicious, and we’ll talk about the horticulture that went into it on our blog! She’s also responsible for the beautiful photos […]

Floating Forest Brings Free Food to New York

Swale, a collaborative food accessibility project, is bringing free produce to various boroughs in New York this summer – on a barge! The creators of the 80-foot by 30-foot floating food forest conceived of Swale as a way to challenge urban food systems and reimagine water as common space. The perennial-food forest model […]

Garden on the Defensive – Surviving Extreme Weather

Few things are more disheartening than putting your soul into your garden, only to have it wrecked by cases of extreme weather.  However testing it may be, don’t let the weather be victorious.  By meticulously following the forecast, you can take preventative steps to help protect your crops from devastations […]

GCG Takes on an Orchard!

It’s tough to catch a spare minute with our farmers these days. Between spring awakenings and the planting in of the first round of crops, the last month or so was a farming frenzy. Take that doubly so for John Neri, one of our returning farmers this year. In addition to […]

Water Conservation, Food Gardens Top List of 2016 Landscape Trends

It comes as little surprise to say that sustainability is in. And the landscape architecture industry, long criticized for its water-intensive love of lawns, is increasingly turning trend into practice. The Demand for Less Demand According to the 2016 Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of […]

The New Faces at GCG

Growing season is fully upon us here at Green City Growers! And with each spring comes a number of new faces whose tireless efforts are the reason that we’ve been able to keep growing (in every sense of the word.) This time last year we had 12 full time employees […]

Why Plant We Be Friends?

Have you heard this one? A mushroom walks up to a party and the bouncer says, “Sorry man, I can’t let you in.” To which the mushroom replies, “Aww, c’mon, I’m a fungi!” Like many veggies, this mushroom was in desperate need of some buddies… he needed someone to hang […]