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The GROWvember Challenge

The GROWvember Project

By now, almost everyone is familiar with Movember. And Bostonians likely know the November Project. Let us be the first to introduce you to GROWvember: our challenge to YOU to help us convert rooftops and vacant lots into common and productive places to grow food for 2015, as this growing season comes to a close. November isn’t just for growing mustaches anymore.

GCG has been working closely with local governments all year to break ground on several large scale urban farming projects slated for Somerville, Boston and East Boston in 2015.

At Food Day 2014 we spread the word about how individuals can get involved in this challenge locally via Groundwork Somerville and MA Urban Farming Network, or by becoming an Urban Ag Ambassador. GCG also attended the momentous groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Boston Public Market.Urban agriculture is a return to our roots. It beautifies our city landscapes while cultivating a network of food sustainability and security shared by all. MassUFN calls it the 3 A’s: local produce that’s Accessible, Affordable and Abundant. Break ground on your own garden this month. Join GROWvember!

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