PO Box 920877

Needham, MA 02492


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2019 Family Gardening Class

Come get your hands in the dirt!


Interested in learning about the wonders of sustainable gardening in a supportive, hands-on and community-based environment? 


The Family Gardening Class is designed for families with children under the age of 8 with little to no previous gardening experience.  Supplies such as seeds, seedlings, fertilizer, gloves and hand tools are provided.  All class participants will work side by side gardening in a raised bed 4 feet by 36 feet.

Wednesdays 3:30pm  - 4:30pm


Saturdays 9am - 10am

Families can sign up for spring, early summer and/or late summer sessions. Discount available to ParentTalk members.

  • $75/Session or $200.00 for entire season

  • ParentTalk Member Discount:  $65/ session or $175 entire season​

Spring Session: May 4 - June 29

  • Spring harvest will yield pea shoots, radishes, spinach, lettuce, leafy greens

  • Spring planting will include tomatoes, peppers, carrots, beans, and more


Summer Session: July 6 - August 31

  • Summer harvest will yield carrots, beets, tomatoes, peppers, herbs and more

  • Summer activities will include pruning, fertilizing, and planting for fall


Fall Session: September 7 - October 26

  • Fall harvest will yield winter squash, cabbage, eggplant, spinach, lettuce, leafy greens

  • Fall activities will include cleaning up your garden and preparing for the winter

Questions? Email Info@NeedhamFarm.org

Class Scholarships

Scholarships are available for Needham Housing Authority residents and Needham Community Council Food Pantry shoppers.

For those individuals and/or families who qualify for a gardening program scholarship, please click HERE to send an email, or call 781-343-1106 to discuss registration and enrollment.