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Our monthly newsletters, The Beacon and The Hob, are two ways that you can help support our work here on the farm. The Beacon is our farm and ministry newsletter, packed with good things to inform and inspire you to create a life centered around your family and rooted in the Gospel. ($5/mo.) The Hob is our foodie newsletter with seasonal recipes from our farmhouse kitchen. ($1/mo.)

Events

First Saturday at Renaissance Farms

Join us for the Joyful Mysteries and a potluck meal every first Saturday.  When the weather is fine, we’ll plan some games and activities outside, and when it’s not, we’ll gather in the house.

What to bring:

  • Your rosary
  • A dish to share (please carefully mark your dish if it has any common food allergens i.e. eggs, dairy, nuts, gluten)
  • Play clothes
  • Musical Instruments if you wish.

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Farm to Door Delivery

Sign up now to get TWO WEEKS FREE!

A generous weekly allotment of organic produce comprised of several varieties of fruits and vegetables, lovingly packed here on the farm.  Our Large Barnby Box is enough to for about three meals for 2-4 people.

Along with your Barnby Box subscription, you can choose from a selection of add-on shares.

You may also order items from our marketplace and add them to your pick-up or delivery.  Please ensure that we receive your order by 12 noon two days before your pick-up/delivery date so that it will be ready.

If you miss your pick-up or delivery, your box will be donated to an area food pantry, soup kitchen, or homeless shelter.

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Projects

Support our Permaculture Projects

Support one of our permaculture projects here on the farm.  Your generous gifts do double duty – they pay for the materials for the project and also fund scholarships for our students!

Projects include:

  • development of market gardens, herb garden, and orchard
  • hedgerows for livestock containment, wildlife, and food
  • water catchment and storage
  • ecologically responsible buildings
  • food preservation (root cellar/cave, solar dehydrator, etc.)

…and MUCH more

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Recent Notes

Farm Visit: Many Hands Organic Farm

Farm Visit: Many Hands Organic Farm

A couple of weeks ago we visited Many Hands Organic Farm.  We met Julie in the field, having already been greeted by a trio of adorable kittens and a beautiful farm dog as well as a flock of chickens.  We followed along as the crew […]

Service!

Service!

Last week, we received a text from our oldest daughter, who is a server at Twigs Café at Tower Hill Botanical Garden. Their chef, Eli served microgreens grown on our farm to the lunch crowd.  It is incredibly gratifying to work with chefs who value […]

Renaissance Brotherhood

Renaissance Brotherhood

You may recall that we have been awarded a high tunnel grant for our farm.  In addition, we were accepted into the high tunnel mentorship program through NOFAMass as mentees.  Our mentors are Danny and Divya from Laughing Dog Farm, which is located on the […]

Autumn Planting

Autumn Planting

It was a beautiful morning to pull the last remaining lavender plants from the nursery beds and get them tucked into the greenhouse until next spring when they’ll be transplanted – God willing – into the field where they will be allowed to grow to […]

Microgreens

Microgreens

Today we harvested our first microgreens here on the farm.  We will be offering them throughout the year to chefs and home cooks alike.  We’re starting with pea shoots and tendrils, sun(flower) shoots, radish shoots, and dill shoots.  But of you are a chef, send […]