WHAT WE DO
Work in North Central MA’s most underserved areas with a focus on fresh healthy food access and the natural environment. Support and manage 5 Community Teaching Gardens with over 75 gardeners. Teach students about the connection between food, health and the environment through. Teaching Garden for Kids (TG4K). Manage two farmers markets and promote federal nutrition programs. Connect residents living in urban environments to trees and green space.
- GARDENS – YOUTH
Average fruits and veggies consumed daily doubled!
97% of kids want to eat healthier in the future!
- FARMERS MARKET
Increased SNAP usership at the Fitchburg Farmers Market by 720% in 2017!
- GARDENS – ADULTS
70% of gardeners report being more knowledgeable about the connection between food and the environment.
190 volunteers gave 634 hours of their time.
WANT TO GET INVOLVED IN YOUR COMMUNITY?
CONNECT WITH GP!
CUSTOMIZE YOUR SPONSORSHIP!
GIVE $200 | $150 | $100 | $50
• Social media recognition
• Company name/logo on electronic and print marketing
• Tickets to annual harvest event
• Signage in the community
• Farmers market tokens for employees/customers
CONACT: DONNA MACKIE PHONE: 978.598.3723 x805 EMAIL: DONNA@GROWINGPLACES.ORG