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.
Join Brookwood Community Farm for Fall Fest!
October 18th 10am – 2 pm. Free for all BCF members. Not a member? Join Today!
12:30 – 1:00 Heirloom Apple Tasting
Baker and local fruit expert Simca Horwitz of Bushel and Crumb pies will lead a sampling of over 15 apple varieties including heirloom and lesser known varieties. She will discuss the multitude of varieties available locally, their history and uses. Info on where these uncommon fruits can be found will be provided along with apple themed recipes. Some apples will be available for purchase.
11:00-11:30 Honey Tasting
Beekeeper Kristin Mcdonnell of Bussey Brook Honey will lead a tasting of honeys provided by Brookwood and other local beekeepers. She will discuss how the season and blooming plants foraged by the bees affect flavor and quality of the honey. Kristin and other beekeepers will take questions about their experience-keeping bees in the greater Boston area.
Fun for everyone!
10:00-2:00 Cider making
Everyone is invited to take a turn hand pressing fresh cider!
10:30-11:30 or 12:30-1:30 Insect Class
Insects on the Farm
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.
11:00 – 1:00 Games with Judy Join farmers for sac races, three-legged race, doughnut on a string and other exciting activities.
10:30 – 2:00 Tie-dye
Bring a t-shirt or other plain clothing to transform into colorful wearable artwork.
10:30 – 2:00 Painting
Transform a rock from the field or a pumpkin into a work of art to take home or add to the learning garden.
10-2 Dig-in-the-dirt treasure hunt
Join the hunt for burred treasures in the learning garden digging box. Every adventurer will find a prize to take home.
Adult Education Programs
Seasonal Sweet and Savory Pies
Join Simca Horwitz of pie company, Bushel + Crumb (and former Brookwood farmer), for a hands on pie-making workshop. You’ll learn tips for easily making a great pie crust and a variety of classic and creative sweet and savory fillings featuring seasonal fruits and vegetables perfect for your Thanksgiving table. At the end of workshop, participants will get to enjoy the tastes of several pies made during the workshop.
Class is Wednesday, November 19th from 6:30-8:30pm!
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.