On June 18th, the Trustees will be hosting the 23rd Annual South End Garden Tour in Boston’s South End. This tour is not only in support of the Trustees mission of sustainably preserving places of natural, scenic, and historic beauty but in support of our Community Gardens . The Boston Community Gardens provide a sense of community but also a sustainable source of food for many of Boston’s residents.
We are currently recruiting volunteers to support this year’s tour by serving as Garden Sitters, Registration Volunteers, and Membership Volunteers. The event is from 10am-4pm and is broken down into three, two hour shifts. We are also pleased to be able to offer a complimentary tour ticket to all of our volunteers.
Ever wondered what the wind turbine off of Rt 93 looked like up close? This is your chance to find out.
Take a tour with the Medford Energy Department folks and hear about how it was built, listen to it whir and even peek inside! Friends/family are welcome. RSVP now!
The tour will begin at the McGlynn school, where we will first listen to a short presentation about the permitting and installation of the turbine, and then we will visit the turbine up close.
When: August 14, noon
Where: Meet at the Office of Sustainability or at the McGlynn School
Tour downtown Salem and hear about different planning approaches and strategies to encourage redevelopment and to enliven and reconnect the waterfront to the city. Salem is a mixed use and fascinating community that possesses a strong historic charm. Along the tour, learn about the way that historic preservation continues to strengthen the surrounding community. Spend the last half hour of the tour enjoying Salem’s weekly farmer’s market where home-made products accompany produce, coffee, and cookies.
Commuter Rails leave Boston for Salem approximately every hour from North Station. For schedule information click here. The tour will meet at the Salem train station at the kiosk with a map of downtown on it. The kiosk is located at the bottom of the stairs.
3-5p.m. on June 14.
Download the flyer here.
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