Each year we plant tens of thousands of vegetable transplants on our farm and we inevitably end up with slightly more than we need to ensure we are never short, so what do we do? We donate them! CFF donated over 2000 seedlings to Nykisha Madison of Urban Tree Connection in Philadelphia. These extra plants will go a long way in the smaller scale urban gardens that Nykisha and Urban Tree Connection manage. Many of these transplants will also end up in the hands of community gardeners in parts of Philadelphia that are considered “food deserts”. By donating transplants, we are supporting the production of fresh, local produce in communities that lack access to fresh food options.
Beets – 1,400 plants
Onions – 550 plants
Tomato – 223 plants
Parsley – 200 plants
Eggplant – 72 plants
Basil – 26 plants
Dining out in the area? Look for our produce included on the menu of two terrific local restaurants, Caleb’s American Kitchen and The Restaurant at Barley Sheaf Farm! We are thrilled to be working with such talented chefs to help spread awareness about our mission–to feed high quality food to the people who most need it. Please help them help us–go enjoy a delicious meal at either of these wonderful establishments and help support our very important clientele.
Carversville Farm Foundation, along with farms in Rhode Island and Vermont, will be highlighted in two videos being produced by The American Pastured Poultry Producers Association (APPPA) about the ecological and health benefits of raising poultry on fresh pasture. We proudly raise all of our chickens and turkeys out on green grass, and we’re grateful for the opportunity to expand our knowledge with help from this national association of farmers across the US and Canada who raise their birds the same way. It was quite an honor to host APPPA earlier this month for a day of on-farm filming. We’re very excited to see the final video later this year, and and happy to be helping other pastured poultry farmers while we serve our soup kitchen partners, too.
Click here for a sneak peak of the video.
We need you! The season is in full swing and we can always use extra hands. Help out, say hi to old friends and meet new ones here at the farm.
When: Every Wednesday and Saturday morning in season
Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: 6127 Mechanicsville Road, Mechanicsville, PA 18934
Please wear comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear. Be prepared to get a little dirty! We provide tools, gloves, and beverages. Please Note: Minors 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Carversville Farm Foundation is pleased to announce that our organic pastured-raised eggs are available for purchase at The Carversville Kitchen (formerly Max Hansen’s).
Our Saturday Farm stand is at the Lumberville General Store located 3741 River Rd, Lumberville, PA 18933 from 9am to 2pm.
Starting Saturday July 13th until November 16th, another place to find our products will be at The Food Trust’s Market at Cherry Street Pier located at 121 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106. This market is from 10am-2pm.
All proceeds from these sales are put directly back into our food donations to local soup kitchens and food pantries.
|Broccoli Rabe||46 pounds|
|Collard Greens||1,019 pounds|
|Garlic Scapes||255 pounds|
|Salad Mix||67 pounds|
|Spring Garlic||154 pounds|
|Swiss Chard||396 pounds|
|GRAND TOTAL||5,616 pounds|
For this season, we are looking for a seasonal part time Assistant Groundskeeper and a seasonal part time Delivery Driver. If you or anyone you know is interested, please visit our website at www.carversvillefarm.org/#careers to learn more.
Carversville Farm Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Grab your CFF T-Shirt! And check out our new Baseball T! Sizes range from Small to X-Large. T-Shirts are $17.50 and we accept cash, check, or credit card. Merchandise can be purchased directly from the farm by contacting Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remember, 100% of the proceeds go to feed hungry in our own backyards.
By partnering with several Bucks County food pantries, Broad Street Ministry, Coalition Against Hunger, Cathedral Kitchen and Face to Face, people throughout the Philadelphia area are benefiting from our nutritious harvest.