Julie Rawson and Jack Kittredge, co-owners of Many Hands Organic Farm

Photo by Oliver Scott Snure


Many Hands Organic Farm (MHOF) grows certified organic produce, meat and eggs in Barre, MA. MHOF has been in existence since 1982 and has been selling to the public since 1985. We were first certified organic by the Massachusetts chapter of the Northeast Organic Farming Association in 1987, and are currently certified by Baystate Organic Certifiers.

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Contemplations on the Solstice

Back when I was a lot less healthy, I was significantly more sensitive to the rhythms of the sun. On December 22 I would “wake up” from my slow autumn decline toward a modest melancholy, and start recharging my solar battery. By May I was into a frenetic pace, which culminated with a crash right […]

Slug Fest

Anyone who farms or gardens is probably thinking about slugs right now. And even though Jack and I read a delightful book about a woman who recovered from a serious illness by having a pet snail, I still don’t have a whole lot of sympathy for them. But this week Dan was here from England, […]

Cooperation is not a matter of following a blueprint

“…cooperation is not a matter of following a blueprint -J Krishnamurti …laid down by the State, by the leader of a party or a group, or by any other authority….” Laurie gave me 3 copies of Krishnamurti’s books Commentaries on Living, parts 1, 2, and 3. I fall asleep with them on the couch on […]


Occasionally we have kittens born on the farm who are available to new homes at 8 weeks of age for $50 each. We do NOT keep a waiting list of interested adopters, so please watch this space and/or join our newsletter to find out when we have kittens available.

Currently there are no kittens available.

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