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Sustainability

UMassD Teach-in: Bridging Differences and Creating Change

UMD teach-in

As a senior in college with graduation only three months away, not only am I sad to be leaving my UMass community and wondering how to “adult”, I am also terrified of leaving the concrete fortress that has protected me from the outside world for the past four years. Usually you hear about people being…

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Sustaining Sea Scallops: Fish, Farm and Film Night!

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We are screening Sustaining Sea Scallops tonight at Groundwork! The locally produced and filmed documentary is about how researchers and fishermen team-up to improve the sustainability of not only their industry, but also the underwater ecosystem. Hang out after the screening for a Q&A with the director! Screening begins at 6:30pm and Q&A at 7:05pm.…

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Member Spotlight: Adam Davenport

Adam Davenport

“The fact [is] that most of the answers to our social and environmental problems are simple. Really to fix MOST of our ills just takes a change in mindset and habit. I have hopes for the millennial generation and beyond to break the tipping point on this. We are connected and have more resources than we ever have!”

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Coworking and Composting: True Sustainability

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We want to walk the talk when it comes to sustainability, so we are thrilled to introduce composting to Groundwork! Our member and friend Adam Davenport is spearheading the effort, and here he explains why composting is so important.

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Join us for a farm-to-table feast!

Farm to table

Hey everyone! So we’re halfway to our funding goal on IndieGoGo. To keep the momentum going, Dena and I decided to add a farm-to-table dinner as one of the perks for contributing. Contribute $200 and you and a guest will join us for a farm-to-table dinner served at Dena’s farmhouse in Berkley, MA. We’re talking a five course vegetarian feast, featuring organic veggies grown by Dena and lovingly prepared by both of us.

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Groundwork! is under construction

Open doors to Groundwork!

Construction is taking place at Groundwork! Construction workers have been working hard taking down walls, restoring the electrical and making all efforts to revitalize the space for Groundwork to move in!  The natural light is now flooding in through all of the windows, revealing the beautiful open space, wooden floors and beams.  We are slowly learning…

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