Written by Stephanie on October 30, 2015
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
Written by Alison Scorer on October 11, 2015
Come and join us for Food Day fun, October 24th.
As part of the national celebrations we will be offering a special Food Day Farm Sprouts from 10 – 11am, and then from 7:30 – 9:00pm a screening of the short film, Food for Thought Food for Life , followed…Read More
Written by Stephanie on September 23, 2015
This month the farm celebrates LJ Cohen, a critical volunteer for the farm in the online space. Lisa was an important advisor in our recent Web site redevelopment, acting as a coach to the other volunteers and a liaison to our external development partner. She has given her time to…Read More
Written by LJCohen on September 11, 2015
Here on the Farm we are busily getting ready for our largest event of the year…. our annual Fall Festival. This event, where the public is invited to come and enjoy the farm, offers many activities to appeal to farm enthusiasts of all ages. To make this a fun…Read More
Written by LJCohen on August 24, 2015
Over the last week, NCF and our Farm Manager Greg Maslowe have received nice coverage from our local news outlets, the Boston Globe and the Newton TAB. The Globe profiled Greg, highlighting the special skills needed and challenges facing a modern, urban farmer. The TAB told the story…Read More
Written by Alison Scorer on August 17, 2015
Join us for cooking fun!
Coming up A Summer Cooking Party,
Tuesdays in September Kids Cooking Green and Newton Community Farm join together for a farm, food adventure!
Written by LJCohen on August 11, 2015
This month the farm celebrates Susan Tornheim, our newsletter editor. Susan is the one who makes our popular newsletter possible. Since 2009 she has reliably shepherded each issue from the initial schedule to distribution, ensuring that it is informative, entertaining, and well-written. Susan has lived in Newton for over 40…Read More
Written by Alison Scorer on August 4, 2015
Education Updates – Week of August 10th
Farm Sprouts and Farmer in Training provide age appropriate ways for children to learn about the farm, and the food it produces. Register now!
Written by LJCohen on July 29, 2015
At every board meeting Farmer Greg gives a short presentation about a farming topic. Last night the topic was “ugly vegetables,” and what they mean for the NCF. Ugly vegetables, like tomatoes that aren’t perfectly round or leaves of chard with a hole or two, are a byproduct of all…Read More
Written by Alison Scorer on July 22, 2015
We still have some spaces in our Farm Sprouts, Little Diggers and Farmer in Training program running next week, July 27th. Don’t miss out! Information and registration details can be found here.
“Our 7 year old son recently participated in the Little Diggers program at Newton Community Farm for his…Read More