Grow Food Amherst is working to create a more resilient community by encouraging residents of Amherst and the surrounding towns to grow and buy healthy and affordable food locally. 

The Fort River Conservation Area Farm Project

volunteersRead more about the new Fort River Farm HERE!

Grow Food Amherst Membership Information

We now have over 450 members!  If you are not currently a member, please sign up below!  There are no obligations and you will receive a newsletter by email about once a month.  And be sure to check out our blog here!   Events and activities are posted on our GFA Facebook Page.

Grow Food Amherst Projects and Accomplishments

Individual projects are managed by subcommittees of Grow Food Amherst.  You are welcome to attend one of the monthly Open Steering Committee meetings to learn about our work and join one of the subcommittees – or propose a project yourself!

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