This is day one of my Green Team blogging! Hello, my name is Jasmine and I am a green team member. I have been taking care of over 40 vegetable plants at home due to the COVID-19 outbreak. My goal is to grow them indoors until they can be planted outside for public use. Staying home…

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Despite Mother Nature bringing monsoon like weather to the Southcoast, the first round of Sow and Grow seedling kits were successfully delivered today! Eight kits went out to residents in Fall River and New Bedford, each containing bio degradable soil pots, bags of gardening soil, and up to four different types of seeds! So far,…

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We’re excited to announce the we are launching a brand new program called Sow and Grow! Simply fill out the form and we will send you a seed starting kit along which our staff and Green Team employees will help you learn how to grow your own food in the process. You must be a…

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We are so proud and excited to share the news! Groundwork Southcoast is launching a school year Green Team. This program will run for 28 weeks during the school year for up to 6 Green Team members in New Bedford. This program will be for 15 hours of paid work each week and 5 additional hours…

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Just over one year ago, Jade represented Groundwork Southcoast along with Jay by going on a trip to Yellowstone Park for a week. Trips like Yellowstone are one of the exciting things that Groundwork Southcoast can offer for teens from the region because we are apart of the larger Groundwork Network. In her words, Jade…

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Two weeks ago Irlanda and I both spoke at Our Sister School (OSS) in New Bedford. We are beginning to work towards deepening our connection to all schools that serve the youth and families in the neighborhoods in which we work in Fall River and New Bedford. To start, we were invited to OSS. I…

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Green Team is off to a GREAT Start! For those of you who don’t know, Groundwork Southcoast (GWSC) really got going when the Executive Director began work in March. In that time she has been working diligently to build relationships in Fall River and New Bedford and the result has been that in just over…

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