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Ashmont/Peabody Square Farmers Market**

1900 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester 

Ashmont MBTA plaza 

Friday, 3PM - 7 PM 

June 24 - October 14 

Boston Medical Center Farmers Market

725 Albany St, South End

BMC Shapiro Building

Thursday, 12PM - 2PM

June 24 - September 30

Boston Public Market

100 Hanover St, Downtown

Above Haymarket Station

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Sunday,

8 AM - 8 PM

Year-Round Indoor Market

Boston Public Market Open Air Market**

136 Blackstone St, Downtown

Outside Boston Public Market

Wednesday, 11 AM - 6 PM

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Peabody Slope Neighborhood Association

Phone: 

617.533.8123

Email: 

peabodyslopeneighborhood@gmail.com

Website: 

www.peabodyslope.org

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Meets every first Monday of the month at Dorchester Academy at 7:00 pm.

Mission: 

Peabody Slope Neighborhood Association's mission is to help preserve and enhance the quality of life in the neighborhood.  As a non-profit civic organization it:

 

  • Acts as a unified voice for residents and facilitates on issues and activities affecting our neighborhood.
  • Identifies and represents the best interest of the neighborhood while serving as a community link with City government agencies on matters affecting our residents and neighborhood.
  • Facilitates neighborhood social activities.
  • Fosters relationships with organizations within the Dorchester to promote improvements within its district.

Location

Dorchester Academy
18 Croftland Ave.
Dorchester, MA
United States
Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

Previously Mercier Ave. Crime Watch.

Friends of Peabody Square

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 

St Mark's Area Main Street's office is at 1914 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester MA 02124

Phone: 

(617) 825-3846

Email: 

FoPSAshmont@gmail.com

Website: 

https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofPeabodySquare

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

(Please check the facebook page.)

Mission: 

The Friends of Peabody Square seeks to:

-Serve as local liaison between community businesses, residents and city and state authorities to ensure the present (2011) traffic infrastructure construction project is completed according to community's wishes 
-Develop a maintenance-savvy volunteer group to help manage ongoing basic cleanup and maintenance efforts
-Develop various creative programming to activate the three public spaces, and
-Help raise money to support the group's work.

Location

Peabody Square
Dorchester Avenue Ashmont Street
Dorchester 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

St Mark's Area Main Street

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Check the facebook page.

Community Meeting Space Available: 

at SMAMS office 1900 Dorchester Ave.

Created: 
12/02/2011

Tavolo

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 

Phone: 

617.822.1918

Fax: 

617.507.4674

Email: 

eat@tavolopizza.com

Website: 

http://tavolopizza.com/

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday through Saturday 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Mission: 

From the Tavolo website:

"Just what the neighborhood needed.

A comfortable spot where everybody knows your name. Be welcomed with a smile as big as our TV screens. Try a meatball that was featured in Bon Appetit Magazine. Free parking across the street. The food press call Tavolo: unpretentious, tasty, diverse, a keeper. How many more reasons do you need? Visit Tavolo today. Where good food is everything. Open daily from 5 PM."

Location

Tavolo
1918 Dorchester Ave (between Ashmont St. and Bailey St.)
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Key Programs Offered: 

Boston REACH Coalition

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 

Erline Achille 1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 

(617) 534-2291

Fax: 

(617) 534-2563

Email: 
Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Meets 1st Monday of every month, 5:30 p.m., at the Grove Hall Community Center, 51 Geneva Ave., Dorchester.

Mission: 

The mission of the Boston REACH Coalition is to promote health equity and eliminate racial and health inequities in Boston. REACH: Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health. The 200-member coalition has met monthly for ten years. The coalition has earned an outstanding reputation in the local and public health community for its work in raising awareness of racial and ethnic health disparities, educating the public about health issues that affect the Black community in Boston, and for its credible partnerships with community members, policymakers, faith-based leaders, and academic institutions. The coalition includes community members, community groups, health care providers, business and faith leaders, and academic partners. With new funding as a Center of Excellence in the Elimination of Disparities (CEED), the coalition will expand its scope of work to address cardiovascular disease and public health issues related to men’s health, adolescent wellness, community advocacy, public policy, and environmental health. A strategic plan will ensure that community efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities can be sustained.

Location

Center for Health Equity and Social Justice
1010 Mass Ave
Boston, MA 02118
United States
Key Partners: 

Boston Public Health Commission (Center for Health Equity and Social Justice)

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Come to a meeting!

Key Programs Offered: 

Ongoing advocacy & community organizing. Community Voices The Coalition has worked with community member to identify factors that can promote or negate the health of the community. Please take a look at their projects and videos. Annual Retreat REACH Coalition members participate in this annual retreat to review and strengthen Coalition objectives and activities. Pink and Black Team: American Cancer Society Making Strides During breast cancer awareness month in October, join the Pink and Black Team to raise money for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Walk. More>> HPV Pilot Project The Boston REACH Coalition in partnership with Mass CONECT is conducting a pilot project aiming to understand better the communication barriers for underserved women with respect to the HPV vaccine and cervical cancer awareness.

Also (or Previously) Known As...: 

REACH 2010

Created: 
02/15/2011

Dorchester Board of Trade

Phone: 

617.398.DBOT (3268)

Mission: 

Since 1911, the Dorchester Board of Trade has been uniting and strengthening the community's businesses, as well as giving them a voice in the community. The Board is committed to the belief that strength among businesses, along with civic attentiveness, profits the entire community. The benefits and services of the Board of Trade are always expanding and today are greater than ever.

Created: 
10/22/2010

Food Project, The

Phone: 

(617) 442-1322

Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

M-F: 9am-5pm

Mission: 

To grow a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable food system. This community produces healthy food for residents of the city and suburbs, provides youth leadership opportunities. Most importantly, we strive to inspire and support others to create a change in their own communities.

Location

The Food Project - Dorchester Office
555 Dudley Street
Dorchester, MA 02125
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Donate, volunteer, buy our food, work on our farm, sign up for our mailing list, shop weekly at any of the Dorchester farmers' markets July through October.

Community Meeting Space Available: 

No

Created: 
11/02/2009
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