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Organic certification is a multi-year process, and is something we may pursue over the next several years.
We specialize in heirloom varieties of tomatoes and garlic. In 2014 we plan to grow more than 40 varieties of tomatoes and more than 30 varieties of garlic. We also grow a full complement of other vegetables, herbs and cut flowers. In the spring and early summer we sell vegetables and herb transplants for people to plant in their own gardens.
We started The Neighborhood Farm because there is an increasing demand for local, healthy food, but there is a lack of undeveloped, reasonably priced land in the Boston suburbs available for farming. This forced us to think of different ways to farm. We were inspired by the victory gardens of WWII and felt that lots of market gardens might be the most practical way to bring a new "farm" to the suburbs.
We are also committed to educating people about farming and gardening. We hope to help people to think about where their food comes from and to encourage them to try growing some of their own.
(This listing was last updated on Jan 12, 2014)