Living Green in Somerville

Somerville, located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, just two miles north of Boston is quickly becoming the place to live whether you’re just starting out or relocating your family to the Boston area.  The neighborhood is rich in both history and culture and features something for everyone from history buffs to culture vultures.

Going green? An additional benefit of living in Somerville, are the numerous green spaces and activities within walking distance, making it easier to leave the car at home, reducing your carbon footprint every day!

Circle Around the Squares

The warmer months are idea for leaving the car in the garage and taking a stroll around any of Somerville’s city squares. Davis Square is known for its eclectic eateries and arts scene; they are host to The Somerville Arts Council’s popular ArtBeat festival every year as well as the HONK! Festival of Activist Brass Bands.

Union Square is known for its farmers market which is open weekends throughout the summer and into the early fall. This is the ideal place for those who are trying to eat locally produced foods as well as organic fruits and vegetables. This is the place to be for residents who are looking to live a green lifestyle, starting with the food you eat.

For those with an adventurous palate, take a short walk to Ball Square for an eclectic mix of local and ethnic restaurants from classic American to Nepalese, Ball Square has the perfect meal for any appetite. Looking for a great wine to accompany your meal? Ball Square has no shortage of great wine shops and bars to find that perfect bottle or cocktail and since Ball Square is so close to home, no need to designate a driver!

A Day by the River

Looking for the perfect way to spend an afternoon outdoors? Head over to the historic Mystic River, located in Somerville. The Mystic River runs into the Charles River which runs through Boston and has a rich history that dates back to the Native Americans. There’s plenty of green space around the river, providing the perfect backdrop for a day out of your condo or apartment, taking in some fresh air and maybe a picnic or impromptu soccer match!

Somerville is a great place to be for those who are looking to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle. With so much to do within walking distance and no shortage of green spaces, Somerville is the perfect place to build your new green space!

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