Natick Community Organic Farm runs as a real working farm on 27 acres of Town of Natick Conservation land. Founded in 1975, Natick Community Organic Farm is a collaboration between the Town of Natick and the 501c3 non-profit, Natick Community Organic Farm, Inc.
Our farmers base all of their decisions on what any small New England family farmer would do on his/her land to grow food and earn a living. We produce food year round.
NCOF is committed to farming methods that are ecologically healthy and sustainable. We farm in harmony with nature, using natural processes without synthetic or chemical inputs, like herbicides and pesticides. Our vegetables and flowers are certified organic. Our livestock are raised humanely and fed organic food according to organic standards, but are not certified because it’s not cost-effective for small farms like our to do. We sell what we grow at our market stand, youth run stand, and at the Natick Farmers Market. Meat can only be purchased inside the farmhouse.
The Farm places special emphasis on service to youth. We offer varied educational programs for youth ages 3-18, from hour long parent-child classes to semester long after school programs. We also offer extensive summer programs, teen work-experience programs and volunteer opportunities for working the land.