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2021 GFN Community Garden Photo Contest: Enter Now!

Celebrate the beauty of the Grow Food Northampton Community Garden by entering the 2021 Garden Photo Contest! Any active or past gardeners can enter and photos from previous years are welcome. All photos must have been taken at the GFN Community Garden. Prizes will be awarded in a variety of…

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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.

A Vibrant Downtown Market

A vibrant downtown market

Providing the freshest farm products and a shared public space where socializing and relaxing is always encouraged

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Thank you Shefa on the Road!

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2021 GFN Community Garden Photo Contest: Enter Now!

Celebrate the beauty of the Grow Food Northampton Community Garden by entering the 2021 Garden Photo Contest! Any active or…

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Workshop: Cover Crops & Putting the Garden to Bed for the Season

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Seeking Board Members: Call for Nominations Open Now

Grow Food Northampton, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is seeking new board members with the vision, energy, skills, life experience, and…

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Grow Food Kids Summer Workshops in the Giving Garden

We are excited to announce another series of outdoor workshops at the Giving Garden, for youth ages 8-12! Garden Tie-Dye,…

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River Valley Co-op- Treasured Partner Throughout the Years

River Valley Co-op (RVC) and Grow Food Northampton’s partnership goes all the way back to when our organization was founded. River…

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