Weekly shares of local, organic produce

Summer CSA: May 29 – October 27, 2023

Fall CSA: October 30 – November 20, 2023

The mission of Many Hands Sustainability Center, Inc., a 501 (c)(3), is to promote methods of sustainable living, including organic agriculture, renewable energy, food preservation, homesteading skills, nutrition and its centrality to human health. The Center works to serve the needs of all populations, including such underserved groups as former prisoners, immigrants, youth and family farmers.

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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.

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

Photo by Oliver Scott Snure


Just stay at the center of the circle

“Just stay at the center of the circle and let all things take their course.” — Taoist Saying I was always taught that the humble thing to do was to not stick out, not be the center of attention, but make sure others’ needs were met. Great 50’s and 60’s advice for girls, for sure. […]

From whence do we gather our inspiration?

As I was coming out of being sick this week, I struggled, as I often do when sick, with “black” feelings, so I was on the lookout for inspiration. Of course, inspiration is around us at all times if we are able to notice it, but here are just a few examples that really warmed […]


Or Kwanza, or Hannukah, or Winter Solstice – whatever the way we each interface with this time of year, it is a very special time of year with giving, darkness, introspection and rest. I grew up in the Christian tradition with Santa Claus, Christmas pageants, Christmas trees, presents and the whole 9 yards. Certainly, as […]


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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