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Help Waltham Fields Community Farm Win $5,000
As seen on FOX25's Zip Trips, Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) has chosen 10 finalists in our Healthy Communities Challenge — and 1 of them is from Waltham.
Congratulations Waltham Fields Community Farm!
FCHP is giving a $5,000 grant to the finalist that helps make Massachusetts a healthier place by promoting healthy living, good nutrition or physical activity. Nine finalists will receive $500.
To vote for the finalist you would like to receive $5,000, visit facebook.com/MoreFCHP.
Voting is open to all, August 8 - 27. The winner will be annouced on the Fox25 morning show on September 7th.
More About Waltham Fields Comm Farm
The Waltham Fields Community Farm is located at the University of Mass Field Station on Beaver Street near the intersection of Waverely Oaks Road. It began operations in 1995. It is a nonprofit organization that help educate the public on the benefits of community farming and buying of locally grown foods.
The farm efforts benefit a variety of organizations, including local hunger relief and food access programs. It also participates in the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. This programs allows local residents to buy "shares" of upcoming harvests in advance at discounted prices. Please visit the Web site for more information.
The Waltham Fields Community Farm is supported by many local businesses and organization. It encourages community involvement through volunteer service on either a group or individual basis.
Other events here
- Community Fun on the Farm Day Sun, Jun 2, 10:00 am–11:30 am