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June kicks off our busy season!  So many exciting things are happening at Norwell Farms this month--the farm stand, Mom & Me storytime, Farm Days, workshops and more.  
Farm Stand opens June 4th!

Our farm stand will be OPEN to the public for the summer starting June 4th! New expanded hours :

Wednesday -- Friday, 12 pm-7 pm
Saturday -- Sunday, 9 am-5 pm
 
We will also be at these Farmers' Markets:

Marshfield Fairgrounds, Saturday 2 pm-6 pm
Braintree Farmers' Market, Saturday 9 am - 1 pm
There are less than 3 weeks of school remaining!  Have you signed up for Farm Days?
 
Two-day hands-on sessions where children will be helping out around the farm including caring for chickens and pigs.

Grades K-2:
  • Session 1: June 20-21, 9 a.m. - noon
  • Session 2: July 11-12, 9 a.m. - noon
  • Session 3: July 25-26, 9 a.m. - noon

Grades 3-6:
  • Session 1: June 27-28, 9 a.m. - noon
  • Session 2: July 18-19, 9 a.m. - noon
  • Session 3: July 25-26, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 
Grades 7-12:
  • Counselor-in-Training volunteer program
  • Informational meeting for teens & parents on June 8 @ 5 p.m. at the farm.
  • Contact Merrie@NorwellFarms.org if you are interested in signing up.
 
Register Now!
NEW!  June Workshops
 
Norwell Farms is pleased to offer farm and homesteading workshops for adults.  

SOURDOUGH BASICS - JUNE 11 AT 9 A.M.
Join us for a 90-minute workshop on how to make sourdough bread.  Michael Pollan's Cooked series has revived the interest in sourdough bread and how it may be valuable to our understanding of the importance of fermenting our food.   Step-by-step demonstration of making sourdough from flour, water and sourdough starter. ($10 fee / $5 for Friends of the Farm)
 
YOGURT MAKING - JUNE 18 AT 9 A.M.
Join us for a 90-minute workshop on how to make yogurt.  Learn to make delicious yogurt with just milk and starter.  ($10 fee / $5 for Friends of the Farm)

For a full listing of workshops please visit our workshop listings.  Workshops are being added all the time so check back often!

 
Workshop Listings
Mom & Me Storytime at Norwell Farms
 
Or Dad or Grandma or Nanny....Come join our Farm Educator for a farm story, tour of the farm and a small craft or activity.  Meet the chickens, pigs and come explore our learning gardens.  This class is suitable for pre-school aged children who are accompanied by a guardian.
 
Pre-registration is required.  $5/Child
Register for Storytime

Have You Become A Friend of the Farm Yet This Year?

Please support your community farm by becoming a Friend of the Farm today!  We need your help to run our nonprofit programs at Norwell Farms.

Make a tax deductible donation of $50 or more today:
  •  Support our nonprofit mission
  • 20% off COUPON for our Farm Fun Days summer program ($18 value per child)
  • Automatic entry in a lottery to win two free tickets to our Farm to Fork Dinner on Friday September 16th, 2016 ($300 value)
  • A free tomato seedling at one of our Spring Seedling Sales (May 14,15 & May 21 & 22)
Become a Friend of the Farm 2016
June Volunteer Days 
 
Volunteer Days are up and running.  Please arrive early for your first visit, as we start promptly. Come prepared to have fun and work hard. Bring a bottle of water, sunscreen and a hat. A sense of humor is a good idea too.  Please come join us to help out at the farm on the following days in June:
  • Wednesday, June 1st, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 2, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 14, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m. -7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 23, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 30, 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Farm to Community Happenings

Blue Barn Farm Share Program
Norwell Farms is proud to be a participating farm with the Blue Barn Farm Share Program. Their mission is to provide families with no fee, farm food while providing local farms market rate compensation for the food they grow. They are looking for eligible families. Please contact them if you or someone you know could benefit from their mission.  

Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore
Norwell Farm continued our work with the Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore.  We worked with the residents to plant tomatoes, peppers, onions, basil, parsley and broccoli their raised-bed vegetable gardens.  We will continue to work with them throughout the growing season to add more vegetables as ones are harvested.
 
Norwell Farms will be at these upcoming Community Events

 Stop by and visit Norwell Farms at these community events!
  • Sunday, June 5th: Norwell Conservations 1st Annual Conservation Day at Jacobs Pond 
  • Sunday, June 12th from 3-5:00 PM at the Jacobs Farmhouse Annual Strawberry Festival

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