Welcome

2019 CSA Shares On Sale Now. 
Learn More or go right to the Registration Form.

Winter Markets

All Markets are 9am-1pm

December 15th: Hopkinton Market @ Weston Nurseries
January 19th: Hopkinton Market @ Weston Nurseries
February 9th: Ashland Market @ Ashland Middle School
February 23rd: Hopkinton Market @ Weston Nurseries
March 23rd: Hopkinton Market @ Weston Nurseries
April 6th: Ashland Market @Ashland Middle School
April 20th: Hopkinton Market @ Weston Nurseries
Hopkinton Winter Market: Weston Nurseries, 93 East Main St
Ashland Indoor Market: Ashland Middle School, 87 West Union St

About Us:
Upswing Farm is a small, diversified vegetable farm on the border of Ashland and Holliston, MA run by Brittany and Kevin Overshiner.  Over the past there years more than 300 families have participated in our CSA Program and we’ve served hundreds (maybe thousands) more at the Ashland Farmer’s Market and our on-site farm stand. We feel fortunate to be farming in this community, and are optimistic that we can build a community treasure that will last long into the future. 
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We believe that small-scale, sustainable farming is a revolutionary act.  We value healthy people and healthy environments over profit, and use constantly evolving and innovative methods to grow the most nutritious food possible with the least environmental impact.  Food is essential, and has the ability to nourish and enrich our lives.  Too many of the options available today are processed, low nutrient, high environmental impact foods that ultimately lead to chronic disease and pollution.  We want to be a part of an alternative system that provides great food while protecting natural ecosystem processes and properly compensating and respecting farm employees.

Land access is one of the greatest challenges farmers face today. It’s harder and harder for new farmers to find affordable land within a reasonable proximity to markets. There is an incredible demand for local produce in our community and not enough farms and farmers to meet that demand.  But the demand for housing is still much higher, and the development value of farmland is frequently 5 times (or more) the agricultural value in our corner of Massachusetts.

Your support this year will make a critical difference in the success of this farm, the preservation of farm land and the growth of the local food movement.

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Please take a minute to read about our CSA Program, and learn how buying fresh, beautiful vegetables and flowers can create an amazing difference in your life and your community.

Make sure to visit us at the Ashland Farmers Market this summer!

Learn more about land we will farm and try to preserve: The Fields at Thistle Dew Hill

Join Our Mailing List

Follow Us On Facebook: http://facebook.com/upswingfarm/

Follow Us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/upswingfarm/

We Accept HIP/Snap at our farm stand and farmer’s markets.

Contact us brittany@upswingfarm.com or kevin@upswingfarm.com

2 thoughts on “Welcome”

  1. Hi Brittany,
    I’m looking for a link to your blog to see your post about my fundraising ride for Boston Area Gleaners…who you donate to sometimes. I can’t find it. Could you text it to me if you don’t want to post it here? Thanks, Deb

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