Folsom St. Garden Thrives with Neighbor’s Care

  Simora, a Folsom Street resident, has been toting water from his house across the street to the Folsom Street Community Garden, a COGdesign project site installed last April. Now, he’s harvesting his tomatoes, greens, and healthy eggplants. Thank you, … Continued

COGdesign Calls for New Projects

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The Community Outreach Group for Landscape Design (COGdesign) is seeking community groups from underserved areas of Boston and eastern Massachusetts to receive pro-bono landscape design and landscape architecture services. Applications for spring 2017 projects are due on Friday, September 16. … 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

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