Why we’re not fighting COVID with disposables
As we plan a phased reopening of Groundwork’s physical space, I can assure you that a few items are not on my shopping list: disposables such as plastic utensils and…Read More
Earth Day Spotlight: Flying Carrot Farm
In celebration of Earth Day, read our interview with Susan Murray, the founder of Flying Carrot Farm in Dartmouth, MA!Read More
New Bedford’s Transition to a Smart City: Resilient Independence, or Technocratic Feudalism?
How can New Bedford capitalize on technological innovation and the need to prepare for climate change in a way that stimulates homegrown economic development and resilience?Read More
UMassD Teach-in: Bridging Differences and Creating Change
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…Read More
Sustaining Sea Scallops: Fish, Farm and Film Night!
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…Read More
Feed New Bedford, Feed the World: Southcoast Food Security Forum
As I walked into the auditorium of the Charlton College of Business at UMass Dartmouth, I felt a wave of excitement and motivation. The seats were filled with such a…Read More
Member Spotlight: 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!”Read More
Coworking and Composting: True Sustainability
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.Read More
Join us for a farm-to-table feast!
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.Read More
Freelancing to Save the World (and yourself)
A couple of years ago, I took a series of vows (or precepts) as a Zen student. Among them, I vowed not to take more than what I…Read More