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Posted 7/3/2018 1:32pm by MCFBoard.

Medway Community Farm's Farmstand is now OPEN to all

Tuesday through Friday: 2pm–7pm
& Saturdays: 10am–4pm

In addition to veggies, we're selling just picked Chicken Brook Farm local blueberries, honey, eggs, flowers, and more. If you see something you like, payment goes in the self-serve drop box, or to the farmstand attendant, with our thanks! Stop by soon! OPEN sign at 50 Winthrop Street!

#buyeatlocal #supportyourlocalfarm #freshestisbest


Posted 6/29/2018 7:28am by MCFBoard.

Second week of MCF
Summer CSA shares
Ooooooh la la – 
The (super scrumptious) snap peas are in the separate Pick Your Own share, and then there's spring garlic AND garlic scapes (pesto!), scallions, a gorgeous/tender head of broccoli, napa cabbage, bok choi, kale, adorable/tasty mini kohlrabi, parsley, and a huge colorful lettuce.

Shares still available – get YOURS
(pro-rated/fewer than full 20 weeks) Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday pick-up choice 
PYO any day Tuesday – Saturday

Check out all of the options,
and add-ons

Posted 6/3/2018 11:17am by MCFBoard.
Are Medway Community Farm Shares still available?

YES, yes, there are!

We need your help to complete our CSA Shares lists 

Check out the all of the options and add-ons

How about local eggs, neighborhood fruit?
Summer Large and Small Shares, and Winter Shares,
Vegetable or Flower "Pick Your Own" (PYO) Shares

Discover your choices. Share the good news in your community!

Sign up today!

Posted 5/7/2018 4:39pm by MCFBoard.


It's our Annual Seedling Sale 

Time to prepare your at-home garden, or give also a thoughtful gift! A favorite variety of flowers, cherry tomatoes, or a collection of herbs would be welcome!

May 12th at the Friends of Medway Libraries 
Book Sale 10-2 

AND May 19th & 20th at the Farmstand from 10-3
(and visit us at the Medway Pride Day!)

50 Winthrop St, Medway, look for the Carrot & Circle sign





Posted 3/18/2018 11:26am by MCFBoard.

Spring begins on Tuesday
( your MCF CSA Share reserved? Click here for info)
Gather Your
FUNDrive Donations

Clear, clean, and declutter your home. Gather your items for donation to a great cause. Get ready for Medway Community Farm's 2nd Annual FUNDrive collecting and donating your items to SAVERS. Raise funds for MCF and help you and your home feel better!

We are collecting from March 28 until Clean Sweep Day (no later than 10 am) Saturday, April 28. Bring your items to the MCF farmstand at 50 Winthrop Street, Medway. Drop off anytime before 4/28.

Questions? Send email to Marcia



Posted 2/7/2018 5:37pm by MCFBoard.
Introduction and CSA Sign Up 

Greetings Medway Community Farm members and  community at large
As Medway Community Farm's new Farm Manager and someone new to the community, I wanted to say hello and tell you how excited I am to be at the farm! I'm looking forward to meeting you all personally and seeing everyone out and about. 

As way of an introduction, I've been farming on a production scale now many years and before that my wife, Christine, and I were growing a small market garden in a community garden plot. It was such a great way to start because we were surrounded by people who were master growers and had the scrappy mentality to use what they could find to better their practices – something small farms and farmers do every day. I've had amazing mentors over the years (still do!) and started my farming journey on a small non-profit farm in Framingham. I love the idea of a farm being a central place and space for local communities, where people can see old friends and meet new ones, wander the fields, and feel a sense of pride that this farm is here for them. 

My goal for this season is to build on the already vibrant community that is here at MCF and continue to make the farm a place of inclusion for people of all walks of life. I'm looking forward to helping steer the farm towards more efficient systems, creating a place of even more beauty than already exists, growing more financial sustainability, and of course using farming practices that hold ecological balance, environmental stewardship, and sustainability as core principles.
Please stop in to say hello, and I hope that you'll enjoy the 2018 season and everything the farm can provide.



It's that time of year again, for your CSA program Sign Up. We've tweaked the CSA program this season to bring you more vegetables through the summer and fall for a small price but big value, added a Fruit CSA and Meat CSA to round out the already robust veggie share members receive, and have added a Saturday pick up for more convenience.  
If you have questions about any of the changes, please email Seth and he will be happy to discuss this season's setup.  
Please visit our CSA webpage for full descriptions of the choices, options and add-on packages. Sign Up now to guarantee your place in our share this season.


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Posted 1/16/2018 2:31pm by MCFBoard.


Medway Community Farm’s delightful and endearing black cat, Bobo, helped prepare this exciting Farm announcement.

To our share members, Farmstand customers, sponsors, volunteers, and supporters we are pleased to introduce our new Farm Manager, Seth Terramane, who joins our organization this week. He brings many years’ journeys growing things, the most recent focused on farming as his work of choice. His multiple talents, interests, and experiences give him skilled perspective and insight that we are excited to have applied to the growth and enhancement of our beloved farm.
As Seth and his family settle into our community, and he begins new season preparation and hiring additional staff, we will be presenting the 2018 CSA Share details and sign up, news of winter popup markets, and other exciting developments.
Thank you for your continuing support and participation. We are all the Community in Medway Community Farm. Welcome to Seth and to all who are discovering and joining this year!

Posted 12/11/2017 11:53pm by MCFBoard.

The Medway community has supported MCF events, purchases at our farm stand, and participation in our three seasons of CSA shares program for 8 years. The Farm Manager oversees all aspects of production, developing and executing the Farm Operations Plan, provides leadership and maintains a safe and welcoming environment. The Farm Manager works with the Education Coordinator to serve the local community, aligned with the Medway Community Farm Mission and Goals, in coordination with the Board of Directors.

Full time 1-year contract, offering competitive salary, Vacation/Holiday time-off, Health Insurance Stipend, and on-site housing (reduced rent).

Complete Job Description and application details:




Posted 12/4/2017 9:45pm by MCFBoard.

Medway Community Farm is sad to announce the departure of our Farm Manager, Katie Bekel. We wish her well in her future endeavors, in farming and making healthy and safe food available to more communities, and beyond. We appreciate Katie’s hard work and determined efforts on behalf of MCF, in support of our mission, and as an advocate for preserving local farmland, promoting farms, encouraging farm supporters like you, and farmers in their work.

We will keep the Medway community up-to-date on developments for the 2018 season, CSA shares, and farm stand vegetable availability when we know more, as we actively seek the best candidate to fill this position.    
- The MCF Board of Directors

Posted 11/20/2017 6:31pm by MCFBoard.

Dear Friends,     

As our eighth Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) growing season winds down at Medway Community Farm, we reflect on the journey our organization has taken and the wonderful Medway community of which we are honored to be a part.   

Medway Community Farm began with a vision of healthy local food, community connections, and food education. The vision was put into action with trust from the Board of Selectmen and your votes at a Town Meeting. The Town of Medway allocated land at 50 Winthrop Street to this mission, we established a not-for-profit section 501(c)3 organization, and we were off and running in 2009. Through the generosity of our community in support of our events, purchases at our farm stand, and participation in our three seasons of CSA shares program, our mission is sustained and our community expands.     

As 2017 comes to a close and you make plans for end-of-year charitable contributions, MCF invites you to make a Giving Tuesday tax-deductible donation on Nov 28th. If your plans include some Cyber Monday purchases on Nov 27th, please start at with our MCF link. Through Amazon, your purchases help MCF at no cost to you.

Each year since our inception, there are inspiring stories of the learning, hands-on experiences, and healthy eating that make both our present, and our future, brighter. Visit MCF for yourself and explore the joy of woods and fields on our sign post
 self-guided walking tour. You can volunteer for seasonal hands-in-the-dirt seeding or field work and discover the vitality of fresh vegetables, perhaps some that are new to you!

Within Medway Community Farm’s three-pronged Mission we delight in sharing Food: families gather their vegetable shares or purchase their favorites at the farm stand and market. Our volunteers and patrons also share their experience with their friends and family at the farm, where learning about and preparing new and interesting produce happens. We work and celebrate together with our Community: Individuals and families volunteer with seasonal hands-on help, for special projects, and participating in animal care. Volunteers at the Farm make a significant difference in our operation. Community events are a popular connection for many, with the Farm-to-Fork event to raise awareness and funds for the future, and a Fall Festival to celebrate the harvest and the joys of autumn. Also through Education: Farm-to-School programs with 2nd and 3rd graders growing seedlings at Burke-Memorial School nurtures an early appreciation of biology, nutrition, food production, and new tastes. All 4th graders are beneficiaries of the sustained School-to-Farm program, with four visits in the spring, learning about biology, food, and environmental science. This experience also builds practical farming skills in planning, productivity, and cultivating their own crops for their own farm stand sale day. The students manage all aspects of preparation, marketing, and sales. Our Summer Fun on the Farm and Farmer-in-Training programs, and child and adult workshops are also a resource through MCF education.    

Our nine-year journey has provided young students the opportunity to explore interests and discover ideas in agriculture, science, food topics, and environmental studies. Students at every level remark on the farm being their “happy place”, a place of pride and accomplishment, and of tasty food. They love to teach their families and friends about new vegetables
 and the importance of caring for the land. And Medway High School students regularly volunteer at MCF, contributing to our community and to the Farm’s success.

Your generosity is vital to help us continue to grow relationships between students, teachers, and Medway Community Farm. Those relationships are the key to a future of sustainable agriculture and a healthy community.

Today, we ask that you consider contributing your support for the first time, or renewing your generous past support so that we can sustain and expand our programs and broaden our community connections. Choose a level below and make a simple, powerful statement for the future. Thank you for your help in making Medway Community Farm’s impact a lasting legacy.

With gratitude,
Don Franzen
Board President                 

Donate to Medway Community Farm this Giving Tuesday 2017

In honor of GivingTuesday we invite you to make a substantial and tangible impact on the future of the farm and of our community. On Tuesday, November 28, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose, to celebrate and encourage giving.   

Help us create our most successful #GivingTuesday. Contribute to our Annual Appeal by making an online, tax-deductible 

Choose the level that works best for you right now.

$25.00 – cover the cost of a 128 plug flat of seedlings to be planted in the student gardens
$50.00 – cover the cost of a family’s week of vegetables donated to local Food Banks
$75.00 – cover the cost of staffing for our farm-to-school and school-to-farm relationships, summer programs
$120.00 – cover the cost of a week-long summer program for an area child
$500.00 – cover the cost of CSA shares for local families needing support
$______ – choose your own level of giving – your generosity makes an enormous difference   

You can also ask your employer. Many organizations will match your donation, which would double your contribution and impact. Please check with them to leverage every action to the fullest!    

Thank you for everything that you do and give in support of our Mission.


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