Meet The Common Wealth Farmers
Shoestring Farm — Rich Pascale has been farming since 1972, including selling at the Greenfield Farmers’ Market since 1975. Shoestring Farm is last of the original, founding Common Wealth farms. Rich has chosen not to apply for certification, but continues to grow produce by the standards set forth by the USDA National Organic Program.
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Lyonsville Farm — Lyonsville Farm is a small, diversified farm run by Maria Topitzer. Maria holds degrees in both Horticulture and Sustainable Agriculture through UMass and produces a wide variety of healthy and nutritious vegetables, fruits, and herbs using ecologically conscious means. Lyonsville Farm grows over 250 different varieties of plants and vegetables, specializing in hardy bunched greens and salad greens.
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Greenfield Community Farm — The mission of Just Roots is to increase access to healthy, local food by connecting people, land, resources and know-how. This mission is executed through the work of the Greenfield Community Farm, where we manage a community garden with over 50 plots, provide a range of educational programming through workshops, internships, community events, and collaborations with local schools and social service organizations, grow 6+ acres of agroecologically grown produce and raise rare-breed, heritage pigs on pasture.
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