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SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday May 13, 9 am - 1 pm


Despite all the recent snow, spring is here and little green shoots are tenaciously pushing their way through the soil, towards the sky.


Our annual Plant Sale & Gardeners Gathering is around the corner and we'd love to see you there. Brought to you by GTC and the Springfield Food Policy Council, it's a wonderful community event that celebrates spring and the growing season!

We'll be selling plants of all kinds for affordable prices.
High quality vegetable and fruit starts, herbs and ornamentals, including beautiful wrapped flowers and hanging flower baskets, which make great Mothers Day gifts!


Old Favorites such as Tomatoes (many varieties), Peppers (Sweet, Hot, Aji Dulce), Collards, Kale, Onions, Lettuce, Spinach, Eggplant, Cucumbers, Strawberries, Cantaloupe, Basil, Cilantro, Thyme, Lavender, and so many more!

NEW this year:  Gandules, Delicata and Calabaza Squash, Green Beans, Tomatillos, and Spearmint

You can advance order plants
online here!


We are also offering free workshops, GTC Farm tours, and demonstrations all morning long including:

  • Growing Greens in 14 days
  • Planning your Growing Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Sifting through Your Compost: What Can Be Done With Leftovers!
  • Ask an expert - bring any questions you have about growing food or flowers!
  • Natural remedies (making your own)
  • Testing your soil for lead
  • Become a member of the Springfield Food Policy Council; learn more about community gardens in Springfield

GTC is hiring!  

Looking for someone who knows and loves Springfield, has experience with youth development and community engagement and is passionate about racial and food justice to join our team. We will be accepting applications through April 21.

Please help us spread the word!

Youth Program & Community Engagement Manager
(30 hours/week)

Apply online here.


We are also looking for summer interns - in farming, fundraising, promotions, market management, and evaluation.  
Come learn with us!
Contact tyrraforgtc@gmail.com to learn more

GTC EATS! FARM SHARE

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN


GTC EATS! Farm Share is accepting new members for our 2017 season! Join our community and make you and your families health a priority.

The GTC EATS! Farm Share Program
 (also known as a CSAwhich stands for Community Supported Agriculture) brings healthy, fresh food to families in Mason Square and surrounding neighborhoods from June to October.  

Get to know your farmer, eat delicious vegetables, try new recipes, and meet your neighbors.....


GTC EATS! members sign up in advance for a weekly share of fresh, organic vegetables grown at the Next Barn Over, our partner farm in Hadley.  Each Wednesday the vegetables are delivered to our Hancock St. Farm and are available for pick-up between 4:00- 6:00pm from June 14 – October 25.   

If you want fresh, healthy and delicious vegetables and fruits for your family every week, and at a great value, this program is for you.  Also its a great way to support a local farm and the youth of GTC who help manage and run the program.  If you live within Mason Square or Six Corners neighborhoods, we can deliver your fresh share via bike.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER NOW

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