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Phone: 617-822-FARM

Dorchester
Massachusetts 02124
USA
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Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: *Seed multiple trays of plants in the greenhouse or plant multiple trays outside.
*Prepare and spread multiple cartloads of compost on the land.
*Build several raised beds for planting our vegetable crops.
*Thoroughly weed at least one field, ensuring our plants stay healthy.
*Help assemble 50+ boxes of produce for our Community Supported Agriculture program.

Geographic areas served: Primarily Dorchester, as well as Mattapan, Roxbury, and the Boston Metro Area

Programs: Through our farm, we run three projects: the Experiential Education & Job Training Programs, ReVision Farm Stand, and Community Supported Agriculture.

Mission:
Our goal is to close the gap on health disparities, and increase access to affordable, nutritious, locally-grown, produce for families living in and around Franklin Field, and greater Boston.
Results:
This year, we were able to:
• Sell over 12,000 seedlings through our seedling coop.
• Sell almost 10,000 lbs of food through our farm stand and farmer’s market
• Donate over 2,000 lbs of food to ReVision Family Home the Boston Medical Center food pantry, and other community programs
• Distribute over 10,000 lbs of food to our CSA (Community Support Agriculture) share members
• Harvest nearly 5,000 lbs of food from our land in Dorchester - almost 10,000 servings of fresh vegetables
• Train and host 6 youth interns and a youth coordinator for seven weeks in the summer

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10/01/13
I discovered ReVision Urban Farm about 10 years ago. The concept of community-supported agriculture (CSA) was still pretty uncommon, and this was one of the few places doing it in the Boston area. Plus, my purchase of a weekly vegetable share supported a shelter for women and young children. It's an... more »
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*Seed multiple trays of plants in the greenhouse or plant multiple trays outside.
*Prepare and spread multiple cartloads of compost on the land.
*Build several raised beds for planting our vegetable crops.
*Thoroughly weed at least one field, ensuring our plants stay healthy.
*Help assemble 50+ boxes of produce for our Community Supported Agriculture program. Volunteer

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