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Interview with Song Sparrow Farm!

Beginning this year, we are leasing land to Diego Irizarry-Gerould, owner of Song Sparrow Farm. The 1/2 acre farm is located east of the Giving Garden, growing a variety of vegetables. Diego is no stranger to this land: he was our Giving Garden Manager in 2017! Summer intern Charlie interviewed Diego to learn more about Song Sparrow Farm and his connection to Grow Food Northampton. Below you can read excerpts…

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Grow Food Shares is building a more equitable local food system.

Nearly 3,000 Northampton residents can’t access the quantity and quality of food that they want. In collaboration with emergency food partners, food insecure residents, and community organizations, we lead programs that provide access to locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables where people live, work, and visit. And beyond transportation and financial barriers, we work to understand and address deeper barriers that prevent people from eating healthy.

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Affordable land for the next generation of farmers

Affordable land for the next generation of farmers

The Grow Food Northampton Community Farm is home to four diverse farm operations of various sizes.

Organic gardening for the community

Organic gardening for the community

Our Organic Community Garden provides rich fertile soils, valuable resources and organic gardening education.

Farm education for our youth

Farm education for our youth

We host school field trips and farm education programs for hands-on experiences that instill a love of the land.

A Vibrant Downtown Market

A vibrant downtown market

Providing the freshest farm products and a shared public space where socializing and relaxing is always encouraged

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