Monday, March 18
Start first seeds in the Greenhouse!
Onions, leeks, lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, and flowers.
Monday, April 1
Apprentice Crew Begins - time to get to work!
April and May
Soil preparation and planting, planting, planting till y'er planted!
Saturday, May 18, 9am - 12pm
Spring Planting (and Cleanup) Day!:
Please join us to see what's happening on the farm in the spring, to meet our new farm crew, to help plant the flower and herb garden, to help clean up the farm shop and/or to join friends for tea, coffee and snacks.
Please bring: Your favorite tools and gloves if you would like to help and a breakfast treat to share. We'll provide tea, coffee and additional treats.
Time to pick up your first shares!
First week of CSA Distributions from the Farm Shop:
Regular Farm Shop Hours are
Saturday 8am-1pm, Tuesday & Thursday 2-7pm.
Saturday, June 8
You can come to farm shop each week on the distribution day of your choice. Our week starts on Saturday!
Tuesday, June 11
Thursday, June 13
First Boston Shares delivered.
Thursday, June 13
Regular Boston Distribution hours: 3 - 8pm
(except Jamaica Plain - 3:30 - 8pm)
Saturday, June 8, 8am - 1pm
Coffee and Pastries on the Porch
Come celebrate the start of the season with coffee and pastries on the porch. Stop by for coffee and conversation during distribution hours.
All ages and guests welcome!
Thursday, July 11, 5 - 6:30 pm
Cooking Demo - Veggie Pancakes
In our continuing effort to help you figure out what to do with all these gorgeous vegetables, Brookfield Farm will offer the first of many cooking demonstrations this season . Come sample a variety of Veggie pancakes and pick up a few ideas with your share!
Saturday, July 13, 10am -noon
Please note the change of date.
Due to cold, wet weather in May and June
our garlic needs another week to mature.
Help us pull this year's garlic crop from the ground
come anytime from 10am - noon
work is suitable for all ages
no special tools needed
Saturday, July 20 8am -1pm
Art Behind The Barn
check out Brookfield Farm's own community Craft Fair -
Come with gift lists for birthdays, holidays, etc
Saturday, July 27, 11am - noon
Cooking Demo - "Scallion Pancakes"
Shareholder Jennifer Page will be give a cooking demo for scallion pancakes at the farm shop. A great way to use this abundant early summer crop!
Sunday, August 11, 1 pm
Come check out your farm with a "behind the scenes" look with our
very own, Zoe Abram. We'll meet at the Farm Shop and walk
around the farm for about 90 minutes
Saturday, September 28, 10:30 am
Pumpkin Harvest Party!!!
Help us harvest all of our pumpkins from the patch starting at 10:30.
(don't be late, this goes very quickly with lots of people!) then pick
out your pumpkin and take a wagon ride around the farm. A fun time for
all ages, especially little ones
Sat, October 26, 10am - 1pm
Potato Harvest & Cookout Come help with our fall harvest...
Join us in the field, to pick up the last of our yellow potatoes and bring them to the root cellar. Wear clothes that can get completely dirty and come anytime during the late morning to help. We'll be picking up potatoes until about noon, and then loading them back to the barn until 1pm. Then we'll have fresh-roasted potatoes and chili and the barn (feel free to bring some food that goes well with that, if you'd like).
This work is suitable for all ages. Feel free to bring your friends and neighbors for a fun time in the field. You can come for as little or as long as you'd like!!
Join Us For A Harvest Dinner & Celebration - Saturday November 9, 5 - 8pm
Harvest Dinner and BFCT Annual Meeting - At the S. Amherst Congregational Church
Potluck Farm Supper - bring a dish that feeds 12 and uses as much
farm food as possible. We'll have our yearly review, awards, and a look ahead to 2014. Plus this year, we will highlight and celebrate all of the educational work of the Trust! All Welcome (feel free to bring friends). Celebrate our farm, food, and community.
Thursday, November 21, 3-7 pm
Last Distribution Day for the season (Boston Area)
Tuesday, November 26, 1:30-6:30 pm
Last Distribution Day for the season (Farm Shop)
Sunday, Jan 1, 2014, 1:30 - 5pm
Beating The Bounds
check here later for more info!