The Burnham’s Field Community Garden has a New Mural!

John McElhenny submits-   Joey, The Burnham’s Field Community Garden has a beautiful new mural designed and painted by the talented kids at Art Haven in Gloucester.  The mural was framed and put up at the garden over the weekend by volunteers Joe and Paula Axelrod, Aria McElhenny and Rocky Delforge. The garden’s fence also … Continue reading The Burnham’s Field Community Garden has a New Mural!

2012 Burnham’s Field Community Garden Announcement for GMG

Gina Briguglio writes- Hello Community Gardeners! Spring is upon us! March 20th marks the official first day of the 2012 spring season and I am sure you are as excited as I am about our 2nd year out at Burnham’s Field. All this sunshine and 70+ degree weather should have you pondering your planting plan … Continue reading 2012 Burnham’s Field Community Garden Announcement for GMG

Video The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series Girl Scout Troop 523 From John McElhenny

Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. Recently there’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. GoodMorningGloucester is now running a series of video profiles of the Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners. Here are their stories.  By John McElhenny Burnham’s Field Gardeners – Girl Scout Troop 523 in … Continue reading Video The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series Girl Scout Troop 523 From John McElhenny

Burnham’s Field Gardener – Barb Collins

Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. Recently there’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. GoodMorningGloucester is now running a series of video profiles of the Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners. Here are their stories. By John McElhenny Burnham’s Field Gardener – Barb Collins Barb Collins, … Continue reading Burnham’s Field Gardener – Barb Collins

Burnham’s Field Gardener – Mary Kay Filos From John McElhenny

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. Recently there’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. In some ways, the Burnham’s Field Community Garden represents what’s best about Gloucester: a close-knit, hard-working community that cares for its neighbors. GoodMorningGloucester is now running a series of video profiles of the … Continue reading Burnham’s Field Gardener – Mary Kay Filos From John McElhenny

Community Garden Launched at Burnham’s Field Photos and Captions By John McElhenny

John McElhenny writes- Joey, The Burnham’s Field Community Garden has been officially launched! On Saturday, 25 volunteers laid down geotextile landscaping fabric, built 4’ x 8’ garden boxes, filled wheelbarrows full of compost and raked fine-looking garden plots that’d make a Midwestern farmer proud. Twenty individual garden plots are planned, along with a low fence … Continue reading Community Garden Launched at Burnham’s Field Photos and Captions By John McElhenny

Burnham’s Field groundbreaking this Saturday

Joey,  GoodMorningGloucester has done a great job covering the improvements to Burnham’s Field over the last four years so just wanted to share this news below — the official groundbreaking of the Burnham’s Field renovation project! It’s a good day for open space in the heart of Gloucester. Thanks for all you do, John McElhenny   … Continue reading Burnham’s Field groundbreaking this Saturday

Friends of Burnham’s Field Launched

Joey, Thanks to you and GoodMorningGloucester for being so supportive of Burnham’s Field (see here, here and here for a few examples of awesome GMG stories you’ve published about the field.) I wanted to share some good news: the launch of the first-ever Friends of Burnham’s Field. The Friends are welcoming new members: Anyone who … Continue reading Friends of Burnham’s Field Launched

Burham’s Field Community Garden ~ Fall Clean Up / Potluck Breakfast Saturday Nov 19th

When:      Sat, Nov 19th from 8 am to 12 noon Where:     Burham’s Field Community Garden Why:        To clean up & close the garden for the season Who:        YOU! We will be sharing a potluck style breakfast. Our ‘garden fund’ will take care of coffee and hot chocolate. Muffins, donuts, fruit, or any other delectables are … Continue reading Burham’s Field Community Garden ~ Fall Clean Up / Potluck Breakfast Saturday Nov 19th

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Kathy Hegarty of St. Ann School

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. There’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. GoodMorningGloucester is running a series of video profiles of the Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners. Here are their stories. By John McElhenny Burnham’s Field Gardeners – Kathy … Continue reading The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Kathy Hegarty of St. Ann School

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Devon the shellfish biologist

Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. There’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. GoodMorningGloucester is now running a series of video profiles of the Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners. Here are their stories. By John McElhenny Burnham’s Field Gardeners – Devon the shellfish biologist Devon, a shellfish … Continue reading The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Devon the shellfish biologist

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Todd Bowser and Liz Alexander

Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. Recently there’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. GoodMorningGloucester is now running a series of video profiles of the Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners. Here are their stories. By John McElhenny Burnham’s Field Gardeners – Todd Bowser and Liz Alexander Warning: … Continue reading The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Todd Bowser and Liz Alexander

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series Part III- Gina Curcuru

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series Part III  Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. Recently there’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. GoodMorningGloucester is now running a series of video profiles of the Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners. Here are their stories.  From John McElhenny  Burnham’s Field Gardener – Gina … Continue reading The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series Part III- Gina Curcuru

Introducing: The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series From John McElhenny

Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. A century ago, it was used as a dumping ground. Today it’s an area of green grass, play areas and ball fields where kids play and families socialize. Recently there’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. The gardeners … Continue reading Introducing: The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series From John McElhenny

Community Plots At Burnhams Field

Coming soon to Burnham’s Field: Fresh tomatoes and cucumbers? Would you like to grow your own cucumbers or tomatoes but don’t have a sunny spot to do it? Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. A community garden at Burnham’s Field would allow Gloucester residents to grow fresh, healthy vegetables or flowers … Continue reading Community Plots At Burnhams Field

BACKYARD GROWER’S GLOUCESTER GROW FEST SUNDAY JUNE 9TH!

Join Backyard Growers at the Gloucester Grow Fest on Sunday, June 9! The Gloucester Grow Fest is a FREE community event featuring tons of hands-on, family-friendly activities to celebrate healthy eating, green living and personal wellness! Activities for the whole family include yoga, art projects, games, gardening and cooking demos, and garden tours, with awesome community members … Continue reading BACKYARD GROWER’S GLOUCESTER GROW FEST SUNDAY JUNE 9TH!