The Final Build: Food Project Community Gardens

During April Vacation Week, the Food Project installed a community garden designed by COGdesign volunteers Trevor Smith and Marie Macchiarolo on a vacant lot on Folsom Street, Roxbury. Below are some prize photos of the build. We look forward to … Continued

Bussey Brook Tour with Teri Rueb

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  On May 14, sound artist Teri Rueb (pronounced “Reeb”) led COGdesign supporters on an audio tour of the Arnold Arboretum’s Bussey Brook Meadow. Guests experienced Teri’s Other Order, a GPS-enabled smartphone app that plays narration, music, and sounds at specific … Continued

The Cancer Garden of Hope, six years later.

In 2010, the Conquer Cancer Coalition asked COGdesign volunteers Linda Herman and Ellen Forrester created a planting plan for the Cancer Garden of Hope on Boston’s City Hall Plaza. The garden features 150 linear feet of granite planters positioned over 3,000 … Continued

New views of Food Project designs

COGdesign volunter designer Michelle Macchiarolo has created some new renderings of the community gardens she designed with Trevor Smith for the Food Project. The gardens are scheduled to be installed by Food Project Root Crew volunteers next week (with some … Continued

COG begins New Bedford historic park design

Monday, April 3 was snowy, but COGdesign volunteers had a warm visit in New Bedford to discuss a future historic park celebrating abolitionists and New Bedford’s long tradition of interracial, intercultural collaboration. This project is a collaboration of the New … Continued

Final Plans: Folsom Street Community Garden (The Food Project)

COGdesign volunteers Trevor Smith and Marie Macchiarolo have completed two-phase plans for The Food Project for a community garden in vacant lot at 25-27 Folsom Street, Dorchester. The designs support human and environmental health, providing areas to grow foods, accessible paths and raised beds, capping for … Continued

Project Spotlight: Folsom Street Community Garden (The Food Project)

Earlier this year, The Food Project asked COGdesign to plan a community garden for a vacant lot at 25-27 Folsom Street, Dorchester. COGdesign volunteers Trevor Smith, lead designer at Land Escapes, and Marie Macchiarolo, a 2014 graduate of the Conway School of Landscape … Continued

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