Forests & Farms

Newton Community Farm 303 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

Drop-off program for children ages 5–12. Free! (Donations appreciated but not required!) Preregistration required. Presented by Historic Newton at Newton Community Farm, kids ages 5–12 will learn about how Native people and early settlers in this area interacted with the land.  How does where you live affect how you live? Students investigate how Native people in […]

Gardening Circle

Newton Community Farm 303 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

Do you have questions about plants you are growing in your garden? Want to share helpful information about a vegetable or flower that you love to grow? Come to our Gardening Circle Skill Share on Wednesday, August 24, 6–8 pm. This is a time to connect, share your knowledge, and help build a strong network of […]

Beekeeping Basics with Apiarist Sean Sanker

Newton Community Farm 303 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

Local beekeeper Sean Sanker, who keeps hives at Newton Community Farm, will lead this class in a discussion of beekeeping basics. He will explain the general process of keeping bees and the equipment needed as well as interesting bee facts. Sean has been keeping bees as a hobby since 2013. He is a Newton resident […]

$20

Gardening Skills Share Circle at Newton Community Farm

Newton Community Farm 303 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

Do you have questions about plants you are growing in your garden? Want to share helpful information about a vegetable or flower that you love to grow? Come to “office hours” at the Farm! To support everyone’s gardening efforts, we are starting a gardening circle, a time when you can ask questions, share your knowledge, […]

Free

Recurring Event Spring Seedling Sale

Spring Seedling Sale

Newton Community Farm 303 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA

We're growing 27,000 seedlings for our annual Spring Seedling Sale. We'll have all your favorites, plus some new varieties this year. Our plan is to bring back the in-person sale at the Farm on May 14–⁠15, from noon to 3 pm. More details to come. Thank you to Pat Costello, Pat Freysinger, Meghan Gill, Julie Irish, Helen […]