Backyard Growers Holiday Pop-up Shop opening!



We’ve filled our office at 269 Main Street with veggie socks, garden books, children’s watering cans and more! Come shop our new and vintage funky clothes, gardening tools, cooking supplies, and books- plus our usual supply of seeds, organic fertilizers, and pest sprays.

We will be open every MondayFriday 9 am- 5 pm

Also, shop late from 5-10 pm on Ladies Night Dec 1, Employee Night Dec 8, and Men’s Night Dec 15!

All proceeds benefit Backyard Growers’ schoolcommunity, and backyard garden programs.

Beeman Holiday Fair!

You’re invited to the annual
Beeman Holiday Fair!

Saturday, December 3, 2016
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Buy your Christmas tree and wreaths
(Free local delivery!)
Play games and win prizes
Create crafts
Decorate gingerbread houses
Support our school and local vendors


Millennial Networking Event

Born between 1976 & 1994? That means you’re a Millennial! Come hang out with other professionals from around Cape Ann to mingle with, promote, and inspire each other. This event will be casual & fun.

Cape Ann’s Next Generation will be at Jalapeno’s Mexican Restaurant on November 3rd from 5 to 7 PM – join us! Check out the event details on Facebook – Millennial Networking Event.


Like our page on Facebook for event details – Next Generation Cape Ann
Contact Andrew Marques at or 978-282-5732 for more information.

West Parish students paint for GEF 10th Birthday Gala

Students at West Parish Elementary School  paint a garden bench that will be auctioned off at the 10th Birthday Gala for the Gloucester Education Foundation.

The Gloucester Education Foundation’s 10th Birthday Gala is a fundraising event to celebrate and support GEF, and the organization’s work in the Gloucester Public Schools. Garden benches painted by students at each of the Gloucester schools will be auctioned off at the event held on Friday, November 4th at the Beauport Hotel.

Stay tuned for a preview of the benches painted by students at the other Gloucester schools, and if you missed the beautiful one from the kids over at East Gloucester Elementary School, you can find it here.

For more information, please visit the GEF Facebook page.


November 11th Blood Drive

Come give the gift of life in honor of our Veterans.  The Gloucester Knights of Columbus is hosting a Red Cross Blood drive on November 11th (Veterans Day) at Our Lady of Good Voyage hall from 1 pm to 6 pm.  gloucester-11-11-16-sm-poster