Category Archives: Community Gardens

Veggie of the Week! Cucumber!

Cucumber This week at Eats! we served quick pickles, which is a simple recipe to follow. But before we get to the recipes, here are some quick facts. Cucumbers are summer vegetables that are available in the Northeast from June … Continue reading

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Veggie of the Week! Swiss Chard!

Swiss Chard Swiss Chard is a beet grown for its leaves rather than its root. First cultivated in parts of Europe and in the Mediterranean. It’s appreciated for it’s acid-sweet flavor and there are several varieties: red, green and rainbow … Continue reading

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We’re doing big things! GTC Eats!

We’re four weeks into our GTC Eats! program and there are exciting things happening! Here’s a picture of last week’s share box: You can expect to see the same type of veggie each week depending on where we are in … Continue reading

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GTC Annual Plant Sale + Gardener’s Gathering: May 11th 9-1pm

 Gardening The Community’s Annual Spring Plant Sale!   Dear GTC Friends,  GTC is proud to announce our Annual Spring Plant Sale! When: Saturday, May 11 9am-1pm Where: 256 Hancock St. Garden Please join us in our annual Spring Plant Sale Event, happening … Continue reading

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Fridays at Gardening the Community

Every Friday we take a break from gardening and turn our attention to issues impacting our communities. Today the youth discussed race, class, food security and brainstormed ideas to create equality in their communities. Before the discussion the youth played … Continue reading

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Join GTC EATS!

Interested in helping out your community and eating healthy? Become part of the GTC EATS family! As a GTC EATS costumer you will receive a vegetable box every Tuesday. Customers in a mile radius of our GTC Hancock location qualify … Continue reading

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Project Grow!!

Join us on Dec 5th! To learn more about Project Grow in Mason Square!

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GtC Video (Redux)!

Learn about who we are and what we do today!!

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Rebuilding the Community

To our Friends and Supporters: Many of you have asked about how we are doing in light of the June 1 tornado and what you can do to help. Here is our response: For many, the tornados that hit Springfield … Continue reading

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Racial Healing through Food Justice

In any setting the first step to healing is knowledge. It was few years back when I actually heard racism defined as a social construct. It was at this time that I was introduced to the idea that “race” did … Continue reading

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