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New Haven Farms
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Anna Grace Barry
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Advancement Officer
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Youth, Food Assistance, Health
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NEW HAVEN FARMS is a non-profit organization that promotes health and community development through urban agriculture. We grow organic fruits and vegetables for those most affected by – or at risk for – diet-related chronic disease, thus contributing to the health and vitality of our community.

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New Haven Farms Seeks Youth Environmental Education Assistant

Posted on March 8, 2018 at 10:57am 0 Comments


New Haven Farms’ nonprofit charitable mission is to promote health and community development through urban agriculture. We transform vacant urban land into vibrant and productive organic farms. Our Farm Manager and volunteer corps cultivate urban farms, and our harvest is made accessible to low-income families who struggle with diet-­related chronic…


New Haven Farms is looking for volunteers!

Posted on August 1, 2016 at 4:48pm 0 Comments

New Haven Farms is looking for volunteers!


New Haven Farms' nonprofit charitable mission is to promote health and community development through urban agriculture. We transform vacant, contaminated…

Looking for New Haven Farms program volunteers!

Posted on July 28, 2016 at 3:52pm 0 Comments


We are right in the middle of our best program year yet. We have the most people…

Seeking a New Haven Farms Communications and Marketing Volunteer!

Posted on July 28, 2016 at 3:49pm 0 Comments

We are looking for an energetic, creative and extremely well organized volunteer to help in organizing parts of our annual Contra Dance! The dance is our annual fundraiser and harvest celebration. It will be the third annual event - it consists of a silent auction, contra dance led by local contra hero Billy Fischer, light locally sourced hors d'oeuvres and alcohol for sale. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic person looking to work with some great…


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At 3:19pm on July 28, 2016, Lee Cruz said…

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