Photos of Waltham Fields Community Farm

Oakes Plimpton has helped distribute tons of organically grown produce to meal programs, food pantries and shelters.

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This farm grows organic vegetables for meal programs, food pantries and shelters while giving adults and children farming experience. It also has a "Children's Learning Garden" where camp groups come during the summer months to learn about where their food comes from and to plant, weed and harvest the garden. Volunteer opportunities: planting, cultivating and harvesting produce; usually you can take home some veggies for your efforts. To support the farm there's also a Community Supported Agriculture program where you can invest in the farm in return for regular delivery of produce to various sites including the farm. Sunday is the usual volunteer day; call if you can come on a weekday. Look forward to seeing you out at the farm!

240 Beaver Street, Waltham, MA 02452 (@ U/Mass Extension)

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