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

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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.


In Memoriam – Franny

For the past 18 months or so it has been clear to us and to Franny that her days were numbered. As Dingo is a rescue dog and does not demonstrate a lot of leadership capabilities, we felt we needed to find another dog who could take over the reins for Franny. Luckily, we were […]

The abuse that farmers sometimes have to take from their volunteer staff…

Worker St: Wife Pat wants something green; do you have anything green this week? Owner J: Well, yes we do, but you will have to go pick it. Will you go out and get a bunch of chives for both you and Sc? Really though, St, you are only entitled to a dozen eggs. Worker […]

What is inside a carpenter’s head?

Hi Julie – Long-time reader, first time writer. While I understand that running a farm obligates you to write about mulch and all that nonsense, it seems like there’s a fair bit of renovation going on at the farm this year. Having employed a number of carpenters myself over the years, I thought I could […]


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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