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The Growing Center's Harvest Festival

  • The Growing Center 22 Vinal Avenue Somerville, MA, 02143 United States (map)

Celebrate Pollinators and Migration! In honor of all the creatures and people who make harvest of the food we eat daily possible, come join in a visual and auditory feast and participatory activities.

Enjoy pumpkin decorating, touring the garden beds of native pollinators and herbs from around the world, making a butterfly button or set of colorful wings highlighting the artwork of Favianna Rodriguez's "Migration is Beautiful" project.

2:30-5pm: Garden Tours, Pumpkin Decorating, and Butterfly Making Activities
2:30-3pm: "Flower Talk: How Plants Use Color to Communicate" book reading with local author Sara Levine, learn about how plants attract pollinators;
3-4pm Music by Sawaari, ride a musical landscape of global rhythms and sounds

Earlier Event: September 28
A Gathering of Fairies
Later Event: October 6
Poetry in the Garden