About The Farm at Stonehill
The Farm at Stonehill is an initiative of The Mission Division at Stonehill College. The Farm is a 1.5 acre sustainable, organic farm that grows and distributes produce to local organizations to help feed local families who lack access to affordable, fresh fruits and vegetables.
The Farm grows and distributes over 12,000 pounds of produce each season that reaches 400 people each week through four community partners during the growing season (May through October). Our partners include My Brother’s Keeper, the Easton Food Pantry, The Table at Father Bill’s and MainSpring, and the David John Louison Center of the Old Colony YMCA in Brockton.
The Farm also acts as a living classroom for over 14 different courses each year, ranging from Environmental Science to History, and as a hub of activity related to sustainability and social justice. A number of student projects, growing out of Sustainable Agriculture and other research projects have become key features of The Farm over the years.
The Farm Manager, Bridget, serves as the advisor for Food Truth, the College’s chapter of the Real Food Challenge, and the Green Executive, a group of students that meets 4 times per semester to support their different sustainability initiatives that they are running on campus and to plan larger green events like the Sustainability Fair and Jamnesty.
The Farmhouse provides office and meeting space for the Farm Manager and the Farm Outreach Coordinator, and also as the home base for the Farmhouse Writing Fellows Program. Faculty are encouraged to apply to this program each semester to gain access to dedicated writing space on the second floor of the Farmhouse to work on scholarly or pedagogical projects for the semester.
The Farm at Stonehill is located next to The Clock Farm on Rt. 138 in Easton, Massachusetts, adjacent to the Stonehill College campus.
Bridget Meigs, Farm Manager
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org – Phone: 508-565-1637