Newsletter – November, 23 2022

Your neighborhood certified organic farm
With Gratitude in 2022…
  • For more than 5,000 pounds of organic produce and 200 dozen eggs donated
  • For the more than 20 staffers who show up in the heat and in the cold to produce an amazing harvest and to run engaging programs
  • For nearly 300 volunteers who shoveled, hauled, raked and clipped with us
  • For the 10 grants we received
  • For six weeks of summer and 225 campers
  • For 14 youth programs and 14 adult programs and the 375 individuals who attended them
  • For the 21 businesses who sponsored our efforts
  • FOR ALL YOU DO to ensure the future of a community farm in your neighborhood!
Massaro Farm Sweatshirts
Order Deadline Extended to
Tuesday, November 29th
Massaro Farm sweatshirts are back! Keep yourself warm and cozy this winter with our limited addition Our Roots Run Deepsweatshirt. These are PRE-ORDER ONLY. Two color sweatshirt options in adults and youth sizes. Be sure to order before November 29th!
Giving Tuesday
Tues, November 29
#GivingTuesday is a global day for giving and generosity that is held on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. This year we will be raising funds to help support our efforts in hunger relief. Your contribution ensures healthy produce gets to those who can benefit most – through donations, sliding scale pricing and EBT payment options.
Needle Felting Workshop
Sat, December 3
10 am – 12 pm
Join us in the barn for our final workshop of the season. Needle Felted Fuzzies will lead this beginner workshop where you can make a snowman or a polar bear. Perfect if you’ve wanted to explore felting. Enjoy Bloody Marys and bagels while making adorable felted friends at the farm! All materials will be provided, just bring yourself.
Although this event is indoors, it is in a barn. Please be sure to dress warmly.
2023 CSA
On Sale Now
Our 2023 CSA subscription is on sale now at our GrownBy page. You can secure your spot online or print out our CSA Registration Form. Signing up now is critical to the success of a community farm.
Community Supported Agriculture relies on community engagement. Your subscription helps us purchase seeds and crop plan for next season. We are offering sliding scale pricing once again, so you can select the tier that fits for you. And while payment in full is helpful for us, you can start with a deposit and then pay the balance in the spring, or choose a weekly or monthly payment plan, with automatic payments made through a credit card.
Thank you for 13 wonderful seasons of growing at Massaro Community Farm!
Amazon Smile
When you make your online purchases using AmazonSmile, you can designate a charity of your choice to receive 0,5% of all your purchases. You’d be surprised at how quickly that adds up over the course of the year.
Next time you’re on Amazon, 1) type Amazon Smile in the search box. 2) In the upper left corner, select Massaro Community Farm or the charity of your choice. 3) When shopping, remember to type in to ensure 0.5% of your purchase goes to the charity of your choice.
Thank you to all of our 2022 sponsors and
business supporters:
Daily Harvest
Citizens Bank
Seasonal Catering
Southern CT State University
Frank and Mary D’Ostilio
The Henkel Group
Explorers Learning Center
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Retina Systems
Elevance Health
LeClaire Heating and HVAC
The Glass Source
Newtown Savings Bank
Jimmie’s Place
KES Tree Service
Shake This
Allen’s Plumbing Supply
Little Bit Farm
Ciola Excavation
JNP Landscaping
Kristy Laydon, Realtor
The Farm wishes to acknowledge The Werth Family Foundation, CT Department of Agriculture, USDA, Crippled Children’s Fund, Patagonia, Katharine Matthies Foundation, the Early Family Foundation and the Hagani Foundation for their 2022 support. We also wish to acknowledge the Get Outdoors and Enjoy Nature Fund, The Jon Gorham Sustainability Fund and the Massaro Farm Legacy Fund, set up to ensure the future success of the farm and all of which you can contribute to through the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven.
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41 Ford Road, Woodbridge, CT
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