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
Written by LJCohen on July 4, 2015
We still have spaces in our Little Diggers (entering Grades 1 and 2) program for next week, July 6th.
For information on our full summer schedule and to register now click here.
Gardening Social Hour, July 7th, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Come and discuss, brainstorm, and support each other through our gardening…Read More
Written by LJCohen on June 22, 2015
Sign up now for one of our summer programs for kids. Spaces still available for most dates.
Farm Sprouts (Preschool aged children with a caregiver),offered June 23rd – August 21st; meets weekly, choose your day.
Little Diggers (Entering Grades 1 -2),offered June 29th – August 7th, one week sessions. Spaces…Read More
Written by LJCohen on May 26, 2015
Things seem to happen very fast and all at once at this time of year and the Farm is no exception. We are coming off an epic seedling sale and heading right into our first week of the CSA programs. The field is bursting with activity and so is the…Read More
Written by LJCohen on April 3, 2015
The glaciers are retreating and the Boston area is recovering from its mini ice age. This is the start of mud season.