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Welcome to Carversville Farm Foundation

Carversville Farm Foundation is a non-profit that grows fresh food specifically for donation to local communities in need. We run a certified organic farm where we raise top-quality vegetables, poultry, beef and eggs, and we donate over ninety percent of our harvests to Philadelphia-area soup kitchens and food pantries. In 2020, we gave more than 120,000 pounds of food, including pastured poultry and grass-fed beef and a wide variety of fresh produce. We also sustain the environment through our rigorous organic farming practices and train future farmers through our apprentice program.

 

We are thrilled to welcome volunteers to the farm! We can’t wait to have your helping hands here to harvest carrots and kale, pull weeds, and otherwise support our mission to grow top-quality food to donate to neighbors in need. 

When: Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 9am to 12pm.

Where: Here at the farm! 6127 Mechanicsville Road, Mechanicsville, PA 18934. 

Why: Because people in poverty deserve fresh, nutritious food. Our non-profit farm grows organic vegetables, eggs and meat specifically for donation. Last year we gave away over 100,000 pounds of food. With your support, we’re on track to donate even more this year.

Please wear comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear for outdoor farm chores, bring your own water bottle and be prepared to get a little dirty! We provide tools and gloves. Our staff is vaccinated and all activities will be outdoors. Come alone, bring friends, come once, or come often! No registration needed. Please Note: volunteers age 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult at all times. See you here!

 

Want to support our work? We’re proud of the food we grow, and proud to offer up to 10% of it for sale. Click here to place an order through our online store. We invest 100% of every purchase into our non-profit mission.

We grow vegetables, hay, mushrooms, steers, chickens, turkeys and hens.

Our Farm Goals

Carversville Animal
Animals

Our livestock spend their days outside on pasture, often mixed together, ensuring that they always have access to green grass, fresh air and sunshine. We move them daily to evenly distribute their manure on the land to fertilize the soil and plants and reduce the risk of contaminating our streams.

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Plants

We provide our soil, animals and vegetables with balanced minerals in the soil that allow them to thrive and self-regulate. We maximize the diversity of plant species and integrate organic and regenerative practices, such as productive riparian buffers, woodlands and perennial pastures.

Carversville Water
Water

Through our carefully planned management of the soil, plants, and animals on our farm, we can have a positive impact on the water cycle by reducing runoff and flooding while improving water quality and increasing groundwater recharge.

Carversville Soil
Soil

Using compost, plants, and grazing animals, we grow deep, living soil that acts like a sponge to soak up rain and grow more plants for people and animals to eat. By increasing our organic matter by just 1%, we can infiltrate over 25,000 additional gallons of water per acre!

Meet Our Team

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Sam Berenstain
Assistant Vegetable Manager
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Stephanie DeLucia
Farm Administrator
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Amy D’Orazio
Co-Executive Director
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Tony D’Orazio
Co-Executive Director
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Craig Haney
Livestock Manager and Educator
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Phil Haynes
Assistant Livestock Manager
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Brian Kennedy
Head Groundskeeper
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Kyle Runkle
Operator/ Mechanic
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Steven Tomlinson
Farm Manager

Feeding the Hungry by the numbers

Carversvile Egg Food Donation
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Cartons of Eggs Donated Since 2015

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The Latest news Carversville From from CFF

CFF commits to donating fifty thousand pounds of organic vegetables to BCOC
CFF expands partnership with Bucks County Opportunity Council.
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PA Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding visits CFF
CFF welcomes Secretary Redding.
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2021 Carversville Farm Turkeys
CFF has turkeys available!
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Carversville Farm Round Up:
July 2
CFF donates plants to Urban Tree Connection!
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Farm Events Carversville And IconAnd Volunteer Opportunities

CFF is OPEN for Volunteers!
When: Wednesdays and Saturdays - 9am-12pm
Where: CFF- 6127 Mechanicsville Road Mechanicsville PA 18934
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Interested in Making a Difference?

You can help. We welcome volunteers on the farm every Wednesday and Saturday. We also welcome donations to help fund our non-profit, to help cover essential costs for seed, feed, tools, equipment, delivery expenses and more. We also sell a small portion of our harvests through our farm store and reinvest 100% of sales into our mission, raising even more food to donate to neighbors in need.

Contact Us

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Contact Information

Physical Address

6127 Mechanicsville Road
Mechanicsville, PA 18934

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 204
Carversville, PA 18913

Phone

855-228-8085

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