Barn Raising Blog

NO FARM STAND or VOLUNTEER HOURS Saturday, July 23

Written by Alison Scorer on July 22, 2016

Our Assistant Grower, Charlie, is at a family wedding this weekend and Farmer Greg will be at the West Newton Farmers’ Market so both the FARM STAND and VOLUNTEER FIELD WORK are CLOSED Saturday, July 23. We hope this will be the last unexpected farm stand closure for a while….Read More

NO VOLUNTEER FIELD WORK WEEK OF JULY 18

Written by Alison Scorer on July 20, 2016

Due to the large number of youth engaged in programming at the farm this week there will be NO VOLUNTEER FIELD WORK HOURS Wednesday July 20, Thursday July 21, or Saturday July 23.

Farm Stand Closed July 19

Written by Alison Scorer on July 15, 2016

The Farmstand will be closed on Tuesday, July 19 for our Dinner on the Farm event.

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Thanks to everyone who registered for Dinner on the Farm.  We are now SOLD OUT, but you may sign up for the waiting list.  More info Read More

Dinner on the Farm – July 19

Written by Stephanie on June 5, 2016

Please join us for our annual Dinner on the Farm, where you can enjoy a beautiful evening with fantastic food, and a gorgeous view of our fields. As in past years, Board Member and Chef Jon Orren will offer a delicious and inventive menu prepared with the help of the culinary…Read More

NCF Welcomes Tom Ashbrook – Saturday, June 4

Written by Stephanie on April 29, 2016

Tonight, we welcome Tom Ashbrook for a talk and Q&A session.  Limited tickets are available, and will be sold at the door.  The talk starts at 7:00. If you would like to join us for a tour of the Farm with Farm Manager Greg Maslowe, please meet at the big…Read More

Save the Dates!

Written by Craig on February 25, 2016

Evening Book Talk with Philip Warburg

Thursday, April 28th at 7PM in The Barn

 

Newton Community Farm 10th Anniversary Seedling Sale

May 14th and 15th at the Farm

 

An Intimate Evening with Tom Ashbrook

June 4th, 6:30-8:30 in The Barn

Buy Tickets Here

 

 

High Tunnel Frame is Complete!

Written by Stephanie on December 26, 2015

high tunnel frame

Farmer Greg and Farmer Dan have completed the frame for our new high tunnel!  One of our highlights of 2015 was receiving a grant from the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to build another moveable high tunnel.  This will help us expand…Read More

Thank You to the Newton Economic Development Commission

Written by Stephanie on October 30, 2015

 

NEDC Certificate

The Newton Community Farm is honored to be recognized by the Newton Economic Development Commission.   As part of the Commission’s 2015 Business Excellence Awards, the Farm was given a Certificate of Recognition for our contribution to the community….Read More