Spring Happenings at Backyard Growers!

Spring is here and we’re gearing up for our seedling sale, movie night, compost workshop and new MassLIFT members!

unnamed (1)Summer Seedling Sale!

Fill up your garden with summer veggie starts from Backyard Growers! Tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and more!  May 23rd- May 28th at the Backyard Growers office. See our website for our address, times, and varieties: BYG Event: Summer Seedling Sale

Movie Screening: Can You Dig It?

Join Backyard Growers, The Common Crow, and the Cape Ann Farmer’s Market at the Cape Ann Community Cinema for a screening of Can You Dig It?, a film about the urban agriculture movement in South LA.  Sunday, May 22 at 6:30 pm.  See all the details here: CACC Movie Screening: Can you Dig It?

Americorps Backyard (1)Looking for new MassLIFT Service Members!

Interested in doing a year of service? Know someone who is? Backyard Growers is a host site for MassLIFT Americorps, which allows us to have awesome service members make things happen in our community and our gardens. Please visit the MassLIFT website at masslift.org and click “Join MassLIFT” for the details of the position and to apply! 

unnamed.pngCompost Workshop

Learn how composting works and how to incorporate it in your garden! Join us at Gloucester High School to for a composting workshop in collaboration with Black Earth Compost. Saturday, May 14, 3-5 pm.  See details and register here: BYG Event: Composting Workshop