Growing Food to Feed Our Community
The Needham Community Farm is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to deepen our community's connection to nature, our food system and each other. The pillar of our mission is to increase access to healthy produce for those in our community who experience food insecurity.
COVID-19 has strengthened Needham Community Farm’s resolve to our mission. In 2020, Needham saw a 70% increase in food insecurity. There are now 191 Needham children enrolled in Needham’s Food Pantry which is double the 2019 enrollment.
Your gift today directly expands our capacity to increase the pounds of food grown for food insecure families in Needham.
One week of fresh produce $30
Your gift of $30 helps us feed 2-3 neighbors (or a family) with fresh produce for one week.
One month of fresh produce $120
Your gift of $120 helps us feed 2-3 neighbors (or a family) with fresh produce for one month.
Full season of fresh produce $600
Your gift of $600 helps us provide 2-3 neighbors (or a family) with fresh produce for the growing season.
One week of fresh produce through our Mobile Market $1000
Your gift of $1000 helps us deliver one week of fresh produce via our Mobile Market to our neighbors living in Needham Housing Authority neighborhoods.
You can make a difference in someone’s life!
The coronavirus pandemic changed so much in our lives! For some of our neighbors, the economic impact of the pandemic means long-term financial hardship. This crisis has exposed both the fragility and underlying inequality of our food system and dramatically increased the number of families who need help putting fresh, healthy, culturally relevant food on their table.
As our economy begins to recover, most of us are going back to work, making plans to travel again, and seeing signs of hope. However, changes to the number of people facing food insecurity tends to lag years behind economic improvements. We need to remember that many of our neighbors will continue to experience the financial impacts of this pandemic for years to come.
Be the difference!