Amethyst Farm

89 North East Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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89 North East Street Amherst MA 01002
Growing Practices: Chemical Free
Contact: Bernard Brennan
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About

An increasingly horse- and solar-powered, historic, diversified, family farm on APR land in the center of Amherst. We offer CSA vegetable shares, horse-drawn wagon/sleigh rides, horseback riding lessons and boarding, Nigerian dwarf goats, alpaca fiber, and farm stays.

What We Grow

Breeding Stock

Goats (dairy)

Fiber

Fleeces

Herbs

Basil, Cilantro, Mint

Vegetables

Asian Greens, Asparagus, Beets, Bok Choi, Broccoli, Broccoli Rabe, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celeriac, Celery, Chili Peppers, Corn, Cucumbers, Edamame, Eggplant, Fiddleheads, Garlic (cured), Green Beans, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Okra, Onions (cured), Parsnips, Peas (snap), Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Rhubarb, Rutabagas, Salad Greens, Scallions/Green Onions, Spinach, Summer Squash, Sunchokes, Sweet Potatoes, Swiss Chard, Tat Soi, Tomatillos, Tomatoes, Tomatoes (cherry), Turnips, Winter Squash, Zucchini

Family Fun

Events and celebrations
Year-round by appointment
Horse-drawn wagon or sleigh rides for families, parties and wedding.
http://amethystfarm.org/draft-horses/hayrides–sleighrides.html

Farm camp
Summer and school breaks.
Horseback riding camp.
http://amethystfarm.org/amp-equine/contact-form.html

Farm stays
Year-round, by appointment.
Historic 1850 Farmhouse, one mile from the center of Amherst on a sustainable working family farm. Have a romantic weekend in our master suite, or bring the whole gang and use up to 5 beds in 4 bedrooms, sleeps 9 guests.
Reservations through Airbnb
https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2984361

Hay rides
Year-round, by appointment.
http://amethystfarm.org/draft-horses/hayrides–sleighrides.html
Horse-drawn wagon and sleighrides through fields and forest at the farm. Bonfire & hot coco available in winter.

Community Supported Agriculture

Summer, Fall, Winter
Thursday pickup:

132 Pelham Rd
Amherst, MA 01002

Call: (774) 279-1042
E-mail: manyhandsfarmcorps@gmail.com
CSA Manager(s): Ryan Karb
Monday, Thursday, & Saturday. $500/share.

Click here for more info.

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Put on some clothing you don’t mind getting a little dirt on and spend an afternoon with family and friends discovering the local farms that grow our food. Keep in mind that harvest times are a little different every year. It’s always a good idea to call ahead to find out what’s available for picking.

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