Find Locally Sourced Food In and Around Needham
The Needham Farmers Market , which has operated since 2012, is open in Needham Center on Sundays (see details here) from early summer to Thanksgiving and offers a variety of local foods, both fresh and prepared, plus craft items.
The Needham Community Farm provides sustainably grown produce to the Needham Community Council Food Pantry and the Needham Housing Authority. The farm also offers leased community garden beds, gardening classes, and CSA subscriptions, where participants buy a share of the farm’s harvest in advance.
Volante Farms, a 30-acre family-owned farm which has been in operation for over 100 years, features a year-round store offering of local and regional produce, plus grocery, bakery and deli items, ice cream, and nursery plants.
Other Farms in the area
- Powisset Farm Owned by the Trustees of Reservations
- Natick Community Organic Farm CSAs and year-round Market Stand
- Newton Community Farm Farm Stand and Newton Farmers’ Market
Search for farms in Massachusetts
- The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources has a handy statewide interactive map of “Mass Grown” food, including CSA farms, farmstands, pick-you-own operations, and farmers markets, with opening times and locations.