Community & Civic Organizations
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.
Community Event: Free Seed Swap & Giveaway at Burnham's Field
- Join us at Burnham’s Field in downtown Gloucester next to the community garden to pick up FREE veggie seeds and swap any extras you have at home.
- Sunday Apr 2, 2023
Annual Expert Panel: Social Justice in the Wake of COVID-19
- A panel discussion on social justice in the wake of COVID-19: resources, equity, and agency in Gloucester
- Friday Apr 7, 2023
April Seedling Sale
- Shop for veggie seedlings grown by our friends at Cedar Rock Gardens online or in-person at our April Seedling Sale.
- Wednesday Apr 12, 2023 - Sunday Apr 23, 2023
Virtual Workshop: How to Plan Your Vegetable Garden
- Join Backyard Growers to learn how to plan your own vegetable garden
- Wednesday Apr 12, 2023
Natural Wine-Tasting Fundraiser for Backyard Growers
- Join us at Helen's Bottle Shop for a fundraiser in support of Backyard Growers' work, featuring a curated selection of natural wines and delicious nibbles
- Thursday Apr 13, 2023
May Seedling Sale
- Shop for veggie seedlings grown by our friends at Cedar Rock Gardens online or in-person at our May Seedling Sale
- Wednesday May 10, 2023 - Saturday May 20, 2023