Backyard Growers

Backyard Growers

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Community & Civic Organizations

About Us

Backyard Growers is a nonprofit organization that cultivates healthy, connected, environmentally sustainable communities and fights for food justice by teaching people to grow their own food. We connect kids, families, and seniors to healthy food through school, community, and backyard gardens.

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A Backyard Growers cooking workshop hosted at the Open Door
A Backyard Growers cooking workshop hosted at the Open Door
Gloucester students planting lettuce seeds for Salad Days in their school garden
Gloucester student with lettuce that she planted, grew, and harvested in her school garden for Salad Days
Gardeners harvesting their own fresh, healthy produce at Willowood Community Garden
Gardener Joanne harvesting celery in her backyard garden, built by Backyard Growers

Events

In-Person Workshop: DIY Healthy Soil Amendments
  • Learn the basics of garden soil health through composition, testing, and amendments, all of which can be done in a garden yourself.
  • Thursday Feb 23, 2023
In-Person Workshop: DIY Healthy Soil Amendments
In-Person Workshop: DIY Healthy Soil Amendments
  • Learn the basics of soil health through composition, testing, and amendments, all of which can be done in a garden yourself.
  • Thursday Feb 23, 2023
Virtual Workshop: How to Start Seeds Indoors
Virtual Workshop: How to Start Seeds Indoors
  • Backyard Growers will guide you through the process of starting your own veggie seeds indoors, including a materials list, dos and don’ts, and a live Q&A
  • Wednesday Mar 8, 2023
Giveaway: Free Veggie Seeds to Start Indoors
Giveaway: Free Veggie Seeds to Start Indoors
  • Backyard Growers will be giving away FREE vegetable seeds to get you started, which should be planted in March
  • Thursday Mar 9, 2023

Rep/Contact Info

Katelyn Marques
Development Director
Alison Woitunski DiFiore
Executive Director