CRAFT calendar

CRAFT Topics 2010-2017

2017 CRAFT visit schedule

April 12. Why We Farm @ Newton Community Farm, Newton. POTLUCK!
Address: 303 Nahanton Street, Newton
Parking: Park on Winchester Street.
Bring: Food to share.

April 26. Greenhouse Management @ Hutchins Farm, Concord
Address: 754 Monument St, Concord

May 10. Tractor and Equipment Safety @ Stearns Organic Community Farm, Framingham
Address: 862 Edmands Road, Framingham

May 24. Crop Planning Part 1 @ Drumlin Farm, Lincoln. POTLUCK!
Bring: A dish to share. Please do not bring alcohol as is not allowed at Drumlin Farm.

June 7. Whole Farm Systems: Planning from the Ground Up@Chestnut Fill Farm Southborough.
Address: Chestnut Hill Road, Southborough
Map/Directions: From I-495: Take Exit 23A for Route 9 East. Follow for approx. 2.3 miles, then take a right-hand ramp to bear North on Rt. 85 (Cordaville Rd.). Follow 1.2 miles, then turn left on Rt. 30 West (Main St.). Follow 1.2 miles, then turn right onto Chestnut Hill Rd.
Parking: The parking area is on the right side of the road in the field past the collection of white houses and outbuildings.

June 21. Harvest Systems @ Siena Farms, Sudbury.
Address: 113 Haynes Road, Sudbury

July 5. Irrigation Systems @ Barrett’s Mill Farm, Concord. 
Address: 449 Barrett’s Mill Road, Concord

July 19. Weed Management @ Tangerini’s Mill Street Farm, Millis
Address: 139 Spring Street, Millis

August 2. Pests & Diseases @ Powisett Farm, Dover
Address: 39 Powisset Street, Dover

August 16. Livestock @ Clark Farm, Carlisle
Address: 185 Concord Street, Carlisle

August 30. No and Low Till Farming@Gaining Ground, Concord                           Address & Directions: 341 Virginia Rd, Concord. Follow signs for Gaining Ground parking, park near the sugar shack and walk up farm road through front gate.

Sept 13. Selecting a Farm Business Model and Marketing Your Produce @ Upswing Farm, Ashland
Address: 28 South St, Ashland 01721

Sept 27. Soil Fertility and Cover Crops @ The Food Project, Lincoln
Address:  94 Concord Road, Lincoln 01773
Parking is to the right as soon as you pull past the front entrance in a gravel lot.

Oct 11. Crop Planning, Part 2 @ Waltham Fields Community Farm, Waltham
Address: 240 Beaver Street, Waltham

Oct 25. Market Garden Budget @ Natick Organic Community Farm, Natick 
Address: 117 Eliot Street, Natick

Nov 8. Livestock and Winter CSA @ Alprilla Farm, Ipswich
Address: 94 John Wise Avenue, Essex

Dec 6. Annual Varieties Discussion @ Newton Community Farm, Newton POTLUCK!
Address: 303 Nahanton Street, Newton
Parking: Park on Winchester Street
Bring food to share.

2017 CRAFT Planning Group: Gretta Anderson, Matt Celona & Sarah Lang (Drumlin), Kevin Overshiner & Katie Bekel (Medway Community Farm), Chris Yoder (Vanguarden CSA), Meryl LaTronica (NESFP), Greg Maslowe (Newton Community Farm), Erinn Roberts (Waltham Fields Community Farm), TJ Walden & Cato LaCroix (Siena Farms)

2016 CRAFT Planning Group: Siena Farm, Vanguarden CSA, Hutchins Farm, Barrett Mill Farm, Upswing Farm, White Barn Farm, Medway Community Farm, Drumlin Farm, Newton Community Farm, Waltham Fields Community Farm,  Chestnut Hill Farm, Appleton Farm, Powisett Farm, NESFP

2015 CRAFT Planning Group: Medway Community Farm, Drumlin Farm, Newton Community Farm, Weir River Farm, Waltham Fields Community Farm, Three Sisters Garden, Alprilla Farm, Neighborhood Farm, Siena Farm, Clark Farm, Vanguarden CSA.