Monthly Archive: October, 2013

Visit Connection Lab at APHA

Connection Lab’s work with the Cambridge Food and Fitness Policy Council will be featured at a poster session at APHA, the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting in Boston. Come find us on… Continue reading

mural hurdles and headaches

What could stop a committed group of organizations from painting the mural that they designed months ago to raise awareness of food insecurity and food resources in Somerville?  Well… 1. It seems that… Continue reading

Outreach market mosaic

Access to fresh affordable vegetables, art and community-building all in one! Earlier in the summer we ran craft workshops at Somerville’s mobile farmers markets.  One of the projects was a mosaic sign that… Continue reading

A switchbox exploring the importance of art

Why bother with public art in a city?  I asked the participants of Saturday’s art walk why they think it’s important to have art in a city.  Their answers ranged from the political… Continue reading

Great Art Walk on Saturday

Saturday’s Art in Action event with the Somerville Arts Council and Shape Up Somerville was fun, with a good groups of friends and neighbors coming out to explore the public art of East… Continue reading