Happy Thanksgiving!

thanksgiving 2014We wish to express our many thanks to the farm and farm stand crew, members, volunteers, donors, neighbors, and friends who all contributed to a wonderful first season on the farm!

Lexington Community Farm Coalition Board

The Story of LexFarm

We hope you’ll become part of the LexFarm story.  You can support our efforts by:

  1. Signing up for our newsletter
  2. “Liking” us on Facebook
  3. Becoming a member
  4. Donating to our Build the Farm campaign
  5. Sharing our story with your friends.
Lexington Community Farm
Growing Community; Community Grown

Happy Fall!

Fall Landscape of Lexington Community Farm

As the first season of Lexington Community Farm winds down, we invite you to stop by over the next few weeks:

Volunteer Hours: Every Wednesday 1:30 – 3:30; Saturdays from 9:00 am to noon.

Farm Stand: See farm stand hours on sidebar: Enjoy the bounty of our first fall harvest through October 26th!

 

 

 

 

 

Community Farm Cleanup Day

Please join us this Saturday, September 20 from 9 am to noon for our Fall Community Farm Cleanup Day! We’ll pull out weeds, organize seed trays, and spruce up the site as we begin preparation for the farm’s restful season. All are invited to join in this great opportunity to make friends and make a difference at YOUR community farm! Bring work gloves and water! Please walk, bike or park at the Arlington Res parking lot to leave our small lot open for farm stand customers!! Sign up here !

Emily Passman: oil on canvas, "McCormick FARMALL"

Emily Passman: oil on canvas, 24″ x 30″ “McCormick FARMALL”

This painting by Emily Passman of LexFarm’s first tractor is now available for purchase, along with other beautiful works of art selected for “Art for the Farm: a garden party and fundraiser” on September 14th. You can now view all of the art online and purchase in advance of the event. Space is still available to attend the garden party and fundraiser. Please see here for more information and to RSVP

Take your Pick!!

PYO Flower Bed 1Our flower beds are looking spectacular and we want everyone to enjoy them! So we are offering a mid-season 6-week Pick-your-Own Flower CSA share! Come every week starting this week during farm stand hours (W–F: 2 – 7p; Sa: 9a – 5p; Su: 10a – 4p) and pick two bouquets of fresh flowers…Sign up with this link.

 

Summer Vegetables Have Arrived!

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Have you been waiting for some of your favorite vegetables to make their appearance? Well, wait no longer – corn and tomatoes are here! But even if you just come for the corn & tomatoes, we hope you will leave with some of summer’s other colorful vegetables.  Our farm stand is filled with beautiful and tasty zucchinis, cucumbers, eggplants, celery and onions (just to name a few).  Come by and see what we have been harvesting.

Veggies are here!

Radishes fresh from the fieldThe fresh veggies we’ve been waiting for are now here!

Stop by the farm stand at 52 Lowell St. in Lexington, next to the Arlington Reservoir and check it out:

We still have annuals and vegetable and herb plants for your own garden as well as perennial plants from the Wild Acres greenhouse in Lexington. Inside the farm stand, in additional to our beautiful produce, you’ll find quality products from other local producers: beef, cheese, eggs, jams, conserves & shrubs,  maple syrup, relishes, granola, grains & flour, sauerkraut and more …
Our summer hours are :
MON – TUES: Closed
WED – FRI: 2 pm – 7 pm
SAT: 9 am – 5 pm
SUN: 10 am – 4 pm.

 

Welcome to Lexington Community Farm

Ribbon cutting by Carl Valente

The farm stand at Lexington Community Farm opened to the public on Saturday, April 19 with a ribbon-cutting by Lexington Town Manager, Carl Valente.

LCF logoThe farm stand is now open!!

Address: 52 Lowell Street, Lexington, MA
Hours:  Wed – Fri: 2 pm – 7 pm; Sat: 9 am – 5 pm; Sun: 10 am – 4 pm.

Currently available: Lots of pansies and other flowers, bedding plants, syrup, eggs, cheese, meat and organic gardening supplies.

Stop by, say “hi” … and learn about your newest community farm!

Farm Stand opens Saturday

Erinn plowing the fieldFarmers and volunteers alike have been working hard to prepare the fields for planting, and the farm stand for opening to the public on Saturday, April 19 at 9:00 am for the first season of Lexington Community Farm.Volunteers prime the front of the farm stand

Stop by and purchase the first plants from the new farm, some of which were started in the greenhouse in early January. There will be lots of flowers and bedding plants available, along with a variety of other local farm products such as maple syrup, eggs, relishes, etc. Farm stand hours are: Wednesday – Friday: 2 pm – 7 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm; Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm.

Drop-in Volunteer hours are on Wednesdays from 1:30 – 3:30 and Saturdays from 9:00 – noon. See our volunteer page for details