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Somerville Community Greening Celebration

Come celebrate 25 years of “community greening” with the Somerville Community Growing Center and Somerville Garden Club. Let’s get together and: -Celebrate 25 years of history together -Get to know one another -Learn more about the great work each organization does -Enjoy live music, food, drink, and a raffle Suggested donation: $10. This event is […]


An Evolutionary Journey through Domestication

Barbara Schaal Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor of Biology and Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis As the earliest farmers began to select wild plants and animals that had desirable traits, they initiated a series of genetic changes in these species that gradually made them more suitable for agriculture. […]