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Category Archives: Gardening

The spirit of spring Posted on Mar 29

The spirit of spring

Madeleine BarrMultimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)View Madeleine's Bio Although it has been a relatively mild winter, signs of spring still ignite positive energies and excitement within the Commonwealth.  Lunch breaks take a little longer and the walk to your T   …Continue Reading The spirit of spring

Take your Food Shopping Outside! Posted on Sep 2

Take your Food Shopping Outside!

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio With the local harvest season well underway, now is the perfect time to take your shopping to the great outdoors and enjoy the bounty of Massachusetts farmers’ hard work. A recent trip   …Continue Reading Take your Food Shopping Outside!

Local wood for good Posted on Jul 29

Local wood for good

Anna Waclawiczek Chief of Staff, Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) View Anna's Bio You don’t have to live in the country to be a farmer – you can grow crops outside in the city too. Launched in 2007, Build-a-Garden teaches city residents square-foot growing methods   …Continue Reading Local wood for good

Growing native? Posted on May 24

Growing native?

Kate Samp Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Kate's Bio When I think of spring, images of brightly colored tulips and buttercups instantly come to mind. I love looking out my window every day and watching color return to the   …Continue Reading Growing native?

Earth Day 2011 Posted on Apr 21

Earth Day 2011

Reginald Zimmerman Assistant Press Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Reginald's Bio Tomorrow commemorates the 41st anniversary of the first Earth Day and Massachusetts residents can take part in a myriad of activities that celebrate the environment! Join in a community-wide   …Continue Reading Earth Day 2011

Weekly outdoor events Posted on Apr 4

Weekly outdoor events

Kate Samp Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Kate's Bio Join the Department of Conservation and Recreation for the next installment of the Waquoit Bay Research Reserve education series and learn how to grow your own organic garden. The event   …Continue Reading Weekly outdoor events