Your Local, Midtown Farm

 

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Great things are growing at the Kingston YMCA Farm Project! The quarter acre farm uses organic methods to grow fruits and vegetables from arugula to zucchini. The Farm is a place of education and community food production: Young people in the Y's after school programs and Camp Starfish work in the garden, learning first hand how to grow food. The Dig Kids program employs urban youth to work on the farm and at our farm stand. Pre-school aged children are invited to Little Farmers, where we read garden stories, work in the garden, and make a farm snack. We provide hands-in-the-dirt experiences for school groups, camps, and organizations.

The Farm Project also hosts community work days and farm based events, providing opportunities for people of all ages to contribute to the farm. We have two farm stands, a bike powered mobile market and a stationary stand in the lobby of the YMCA. We accept SNAP and WIC and Department of the Aging FMNP checks.

 

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    Save the Date: July 30 | Farm to Fork Dinner

    Saturday, July 30th.  Our second annual Farm to Fork Dinner.  Join us for an all-local, al fresco dinner at the Farm.  Chef Jamie Parry will prepare a locally sourced feast.  There will be drinks, music, dancing and fun; all for a great cause.  Stay tuned for more details. 

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    Registration for Spring Little Farmers now open!

    Sign your 3-5 year old up for Spring dates of  Little Farmers.  Each week will follow a similar format of play, garden work, snack making and eating, and reading a garden themed book.  You can sign up for 1,2,3, 4 or 5 sessions.  You are welcome to bring siblings.  The fee is $5-$15 sliding scale per week, per family.  You can pay in person with cash or check on the day of the session. 

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    Thank you Kingston Wine Co!

    We are so grateful to the Kingston Wine Co and to all of you for coming out to support Give Back Day on April 9th.  We raised $500 that will go towards educational programming at the Kingston YMCA Farm Project.  We feel so fortunate to be a part of the generous Kingston community!

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    We've Transplanted our Website!

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    After the close of an awesome 2015 season, we hunkered down this winter to prepare for the year ahead of us. Our team has been hard at work making plans to grow the Farm Project in all direction.

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