Somerville Garden Club

Urban Agriculture Events – Somerville Growing Center

The Somerville Community Growing Center
22 Vinal Ave., Somerville (near Union Square )

Attend a composting workshop or join an informal discussion and skill-share about the benefits and challenges of attracting birds and raising chickens, worms and bees in the city. Contact the skillshare organizers (the contact person is listed for each skillshare) if you would like to sign up to skill-share at urban chickens, worms, birds or bees. We are grateful to lovers of these magnificent creatures for participating and sharing their experience and wisdom.

Urban Chickens
Sunday May 8 from 2-3:30 pm
Interested in fresh eggs? Curious about how to join this growing movement?

For more information: Lisa at (617) 666-2969

Urban Composting Workshops
Saturday May 14 and Saturday June 25 from 12-1 pm
Come learn the basics of turning yard and food waste into a valuable soil amendment in one of the most rewarding ecological activities that fits well in the city. Learn a few simple guidelines and see a range of options.

For more information: Tai at (617) 628-9988 or

Urban Worms
Saturday May 14 from 2 pm – 3pm
Why raise worms? These little powerhouse composters churn out beneficial soil amendments with little work, eating up food waste.

For more information: Tai at (617) 628-9988 or

Urban Birds
Sunday May 29 from 2-3:30 pm
Want to learn about birds in the city? How to attract our feathered friends? What qualifies a garden as a backyard habitat?

For more information: Lisa at (617) 666-2969

Urban Bees
Date and time to be determined
These pollinators are key to production of our food. Learn about the joys and challenges of beekeeping.

For more information: Jared at 1-614-743-4834 or

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