Brookwood Community Farm

Welcome to our Farm

The Brookwood Community Farm is a working organic farm and education center located in Milton and Canton, MA. The farm is dedicated to preserving historic farmland through sustainable agricultural production that improves access to healthy, affordable, freshly grown fruits and vegetables in urban communities. The farm operates a community supported agriculture program, sells produce at local farmers markets and provides on-farm employment, educational and volunteer opportunities to members of the surrounding communities.

News and Events at the Farm

Farm to Table Dinner

Don’t miss Brookwood’s second annual Farm to Table dinner, celebrating the Bounty of the Season while Supporting Brookwood Community Farm’s Food Justice Programs! The dinner will take place Sunday, September 21, 4:00-7:00pm at the Bradley Estate, just down the road in Canton. This not-to-be-missed event will feature a chef-prepared farm-to-table dinner featuring all locally sourced food, craft beer, local wine and live music. We’ll have a silent auction and other opportunities for you to have fun while supporting Brookwood. Tickets are $100 and may be purchased online by clicking the button below. Tickets sold out quickly last year, so buy your tickets now if you want to attend!





Adult Education Programs

Brookwood is proud to announce that we are bringing back our popular Adult Education Series! Classes are held at the East Congregational Church kitchen at 610 Adams Street in Milton. Materials are included in all course prices. Registration is available on our website.

Learn about Fermentation!

Join us on Friday September 26th from 10-11:30am where Canton native, Michelle Kaplan will be teaching a hands-on fermentation workshop with local, seasonal ingredients. Learn how to transform just about any vegetable into a tangy fermented pickle! Come earn more about this fascinating process, taste a few ferments, and leave with a jarful of soon-to-be sauerkraut!Michelle graduated from Canton High School in 2008 and soon after began her travels around the country work trading on different organic farms learning skills of homesteading and community-building initiatives. She now lives in Great Barrington, MA and is involved in various projects such as home vegetable garden installation, Berkshire Barter Markets , event organizing , youth activist work, and many more.

Fermentation




Learn how to Make Jam!

Join us Thursday, October 9th from 6:30-8:30pm for a jam making class! Bonnie Shershow of Bonnie’s Jams is back! Celebrate the bounty of the harvest season with some all natural jam.  All participants will learn some new skills and get the chance to take a jar home. To learn more about Bonnie and why her jam is a celebrity favorite, visit her website at http://www.bonniesjams.com/

Learn to Make Jam




 

Upcoming Programs for Children

Insects on the Farm

Come discover more about insects as we explore the farm! Learn about the unique characteristics of insects, their life cycles, and their important role in the ecosystem. We will hike through field and farm as we search for a variety of insects. This program is designed and offered for both 3-5 year olds. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $5 per child


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Dig It! The Dirt on Dirt

This class offers hands-on exploration of the soils on the farm. Participants will learn about what comprises soil, how it is created, and why it is important. Students will explore the farm, forest, meadow, and wetlands to compare and contrast the different soils in each. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $5 per child.

  • Tuesday, September 23rd: 4:30-5:30pm (ages 8-10)
  • Saturday, September 27th: 11:30am-12:30pm (ages 8-10)

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Find Our Produce

Not in the CSA program? You can still enjoy Brookwood produce by finding us at the Roslindale Farmers Market, running from June 7th through November 22nd.