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Fall 2022 Workshops at the Community Farm

This fall we will host several workshops at the GFN Community Farm on Meadow Street in Florence. Details below: Pollinator Health and Diversity in the Garden September 15, 5:30 - 7pm Join us for an interactive workshop about pollinator health and diversity in your garden with UMass Extension and the…

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Map of Northampton including all of the points and places where Grow Food Northampton touches the community.  From our stewardship of the Grow Food Northampton Community Farm in Florence, to our work in the public schools, to our farmers markets and weekly Community Food Distribution Project food deliveries to 14 subsidized housing communities, we are working in diverse ways to build a just and robust local food system that serves everyone all over the city!

Grow Food Shares Is Building A More Equitable Local Food System.

Grow Food Shares is building a more equitable local food system.

Nearly 3,000 Northampton residents can’t access the quantity and quality of food that they want. In collaboration with emergency food partners, food insecure residents, and community organizations, we lead programs that provide access to locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables where people live, work, and visit. And beyond transportation and financial barriers, we work to understand and address deeper barriers that prevent people from eating healthy.

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The Community Food Distribution Project Makes Food Available Five Days Per Week.

The Community Food Distribution Project makes food available five days per week.

The Community Food Distribution Project, launched immediately after the pandemic hit Western MA, is a joint endeavor of Grow Food Northampton and the Northampton Survival Center. Food is distributed at the Northampton Survival Center three days/week, and doorstep deliveries of food, including fresh produce from local farms, are made to 13 sites throughout Northampton twice weekly by Grow Food Northampton. Food is available for all area residents, even if they have not needed help accessing food in the past.

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Affordable land for the next generation of farmers

Affordable land for the next generation of farmers

The Grow Food Northampton Community Farm is home to eight diverse farm operations of various sizes.

Organic gardening for the community

Organic gardening for the community

Our Organic Community Garden provides rich fertile soils, valuable resources and organic gardening education.

Farm education for our youth

Farm education for our youth

We host school field trips and farm education programs for hands-on experiences that instill a love of the land.

Year-round Farmers Markets In Northampton

Year-round farmers markets in Northampton

Providing the freshest farm products and a safe community space for all.

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