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Green City Growers transforms unused space in urban environments into flourishing urban farms. The Somerville, MA company founded in 2008, was inspired by small businesses that installed rooftop gardens in California. The company’s mission reflects the values of the company’s founding.
“Green City Growers transforms unused space into thriving urban farms, providing our clients with immediate access to nutritious food, while revitalizing city landscapes and inspiring self-sufficiency.”
The projects at Green City Growers are transforming the ways local food businesses operate.
The company focuses more than partnering with local businesses. Education and community outreach is a key aspect of the organization. Green City Growers teaches people how to build and install private gardens in homes, schools, places of worship, private home and schools.
A unique program of Green City Growers is an education program at five public elementary schools in Beverly, MA. A local farmer comes once a week to the schools to teach third graders how to grow their own food. The program reaches 300 – 400 elementary students. This program is a one-of-a-kind in the United States.
If you’re interested in learning more about Green City Growers check out their website at greencitygrowers.com.