Growing food & community
After working under the guidance of the Agricultural Advisory Commission in 2017, a core group of six individuals started the Hatfield Community Garden, which finished its first growing season in 2018. The garden is located on a four acre parcel on Billings Way on town-owned property. The garden takes up approximately one acre, with neighbor Harrison Bardwell of Bardwell Farm stewarding and growing on the remaining land.
Our fees for 2019:
$20 for a 20’ by 20’ plot
$15 for a 10’ by 20’ plot
Discount of $5 for seniors (65 and older) or SNAP recipients
Gardeners contribute three hours of community service per plot. This helps the garden function as a vibrant community resource.
Gardeners receive numerous benefits including:
A 20’ by 20’ plot, or a 20’ by 10’ half plot
Access to prime soil and town water
Shared tools, wheelbarrows, and watering cans
Low-cost access to finished compost at $2.50 per 5-gallon bucket & organically grown straw at $8 per bale
Limited complimentary organic seeds and plant starts
Free wood chip mulch