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  • Fresh Food, Future Farmers

    Our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and other farm product sales are central to our nationally recognized training program for new farmers – Learn To Farm at The Farm School. Product sales not only offset the costs of providing the training and programming, but the production itself is essential to our curriculum.

    We teach our students the best growing, harvesting and packaging practices needed to deliver the freshest and most delicious food possible to our CSA members. By joining our CSA, you support their learning and ultimately help grow more successful small farms.

    Join our 2017 Summer Vegetable CSA Farm Share on or before January 15, 2017 and pay the 2016 price.

    The Farmer’s Market season is done for the year, but you can look for us next June, Thursdays at the Watertown Farmer’s Market. 

    Check out our Meat Offerings for pasture-raised pork, lamb, beef and farm-fresh eggs.

    Get yourself a Farm School bag, hat or T-shirt on our Merchandise Page.

    Also, support our student-farmer and staff alumni in their new endeavors!

    Momoko at Soluna Garden Farm
    Kiyoshi at Kiyoshi Mino Needle Felted Animals
    Kim at Fruition Seeds
    Erik at Plough and Stars Farm
    Kate at Appleton Dairy
    Nora and Theo at Brassen Hill Farm
    Cheryl and Laura at First Root Farm
    Jennifer at Thorn and Bloom Perfume
    Nick, Alicia and Will at The Farm on Cragged Mountain
    Rich at Common Grow
    Stella at Side Hill Farm
    Nate and Jen at Crimson Clover Farm
    Max at MX Morningstar Farm
    Matt at Sparrow Arc Farm
    Chris at Sienna Farm
    Olivier and Jennifer at Hettie Belle Farm





  • The Farm School Vegetable CSA: Taste, value and meaning!

    Registration for our 2017 Vegetable CSA is open! Register on or before January 15, 2017 and receive the 2016 price.

    Members enjoy 21 weeks of certified organic vegetables and fruit delivered weekly from mid-June – October. Check out some of the crops we grow for our CSA members!

    Several share options are available:

    • Boxed shares allow you to pick up a box of pre-selected vegetables at your convenience and are sized to provide a week’s worth of vegetables for a family.
    • Market-style shares allow you to select your vegetables from a farmer’s market-style stand and are available in two sizes. Full shares are great for families, small shares are perfect for couples.

    Fill out my online form.

    Questions? Email nora@farmschool.org.


  • About our animals

    Our beef is grass fed and finished Red Devon. In summer, our herd is rotationally grazed on our pastures. In the winter the cows eat haylage (pickled hay) from neighborhood fields

    Our pigs are pastured in our forests and fed non-GMO/pesticide free grain and food scraps from our organic veggie fields.

    Our lamb is grass fed and finished. Our sheep flock is rotationally grazed on our pastures in summer and receives supplemental alfalfa feed and local hay in the winter.

    Our eggs are non-GMO and free range. Our laying hens nest in a mobile coop on wheels that moves amongst our pastures, where our chickens range freely. In addition to grass, food scraps, and insects, our hens enjoy GMO-free grain and scratch.

    Where to purchase our meat

    2016-17 Winter Meat CSA
    Our Winter Meat CSA is sold out for the 2016-17 season.

    Sizzlin’ Summer Sampler
    Registration for our 2017 summer meat share will open in spring 2017. To receive an email when shares are available, contact nora@farmschool.org.

    Special Orders
    Select cuts will become available for special order over the next few months.  To receive an email when meat is available for purchase, contact nora@farmschool.org.

    A selection of our pork, beef and lamb is also available for purchase at Quabbin Harvest in Orange, MA.

  • We will be at the following farmer’s markets for the 2016 season. Stop in and see us!

    Watertown Farmer’s Market
    Thursdays from 2-6PM
    at the Arsenal on the Charles, June – October


  • Be a part of The Farm School family by wearing your support.

    The Farm School Hat: a trucker hat featuring our new logo! All the farmers are wearing them! $20.





    The Farm School Bagu Bag: a grocery bag that fits in it’s own pocket, perfect for CSA pick up!





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    The Radical Radish T-shirts: made from organic cotton are available in many sizes to fit any person in your family. All t-shirts are $20, plus shipping and handling.
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    The Radical Bag: Now available in two colors, olive and natural. 100% recycled cotton. Longer length self-fabric handles fit over the shoulder. Open main compartment. Gusseted bottom. 11 1/2″W x 14 1/2″H x 5″D. Bags are $20, plus shipping and handling.

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    Radical Radish

    The Radical Radish: ‘The words radical and radish share a common etymological origin. Radishes are often vibrant in color, flavorful (to the point of tears in some Japanese varieties) and, most of all, a tuber, root-based crop. The Latin radix means root. To be radical, one is getting to the root of that in which they are engaging.’