Newhall Fields Community Farm
Use the calendar below to sign-up.
Come join the fun on the farm and grow food together for our community from April to November.
On any day activities might include attention to soil health, seeding, watering, transplanting, weeding, thinning, mulching and harvesting. Instruction and educational opportunities will be provided on what to do on any particular session. A unique educational component will be part of this community farming activity. All volunteers must be in High School or accompanied by an adult.
How to prepare for a day on the farm: Wear appropriate farming attire including close-toed shoes, gloves, hat, and apply sunblock. Bring a full Water Bottle! Remember you are going to get dirty.
Tools: You can bring your own tools if you have them. Please mark them, to identify them as your own. Helpful tools to bring include: gloves, pitch fork, shovel, trowel, weeder, and pruning shears.
Newhall Fields Community Farm Location: 189R Lynn Street, Peabody, MA 01960. Behind Tillie's Farm Stand - Walk down the path to the left of the large greenhouse.
Parking: Street parking available along Lynn Street on either side of Farm Stand, please do not park in front of Tillie's Farm Stand or in the parking lot as those spaces are reserved for Tillie's Farm Stand customers only. No unauthorized vehicles are permitted in the fields.
Public Transportation: MBTA Bus route #435 (Liberty Tree Mall to Central Square Lynn) stops at Lynn Street and Fairview Avenue one block from Tillie's Farm.
Weather cancellations: We work rain or shine. It is your decision to volunteer in the fields or not. If you decide it is too wet, too cold, too hot, etc, then that is your choice. In the event that we cancel a work day, you will be notified via email that morning. For questions about cancellations, please email [email protected].
Tool Safety information: http://nasdonline.org/949/d000790/agricultural-engineering-safety-lesson-plan-hand-tool-safety.html
THANK YOU AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU SOON!!
|| Jeannette McGinn