Gardening The Community

200-202 Walnut Street
Springfield, MA 01105
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200-202 Walnut Street Springfield Massachusetts 01105
Pay With: Credit/Debit, SNAP/EBT, HIP (Healthy Incentives Program)
Contact: The GTC team

COVID-19 Updates

The Walnut Street Store has a new online store. Order online and pick up on any open days after 12. Find ordering and details here.


Gardening the Community (GTC) is a food justice organization engaged in youth development, urban agriculture, and sustainable living. We operate on three sites in the Mason Square area of Springfield, where we run a CSA and run a recently constructed farm stand.

What We Grow


Apple Cider, Tea


Apples, Blueberries


Basil, Cilantro


Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Celeriac, Collards, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic (cured), Garlic (uncured or w/ stalks), Ginger, Kale, Lettuce, Onions (cured), Peas (snap), Peppers, Potatoes, Radishes, Salad Greens, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Winter Squash

Farm Stand

Farmstand is located at 200 Walnut Street, Springfield, MA. Open year-round!

Winter Hours:
Wednesday, 10am-7pm
Thursday, 10am-7pm
Friday, 10am-3pm
Saturday, 10am-3pm

Our Customers

Community Supported Agriculture

Contact: Ibrahim Ali- Co-Director

Gardening the Community (GTC) is a youth-led food justice and urban agriculture organization based in Springfield. We grow organic fruits and vegetables on empty lots and organize for a healthy and equitable local food system. We sell at our Hancock Street farm stand and the Mason Square Farmers’ Market, and run an affordable CSA program called GTC EATS! We grow community, youth leadership, activism, and just food.

Prices: Primus Mason Family Share, vegetables: $20-$30/week, depending on income

Hoop City Half-Share, vegetables: $10-$20/week, depending on income 


Distribution Details:

Summer, June through October:

On farm, 200 Walnut St, Springfield, MA, Wednesday, 4 pm – 6 pm and all day Thursday

Winter, December through March:

On farm, 200 Walnut St, Springfield, MA, Wednesday, 4 pm – 6 pm and all day Thursday



Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

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