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The Urban Farming Institute of Boston’s mission is to develop and promote urban farming as a Commercial sector that creates green collar jobs for residents; and to engage urban communities in building a healthier and more locally based food system.

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Farming

Local land plots are prepared, mapped, and utilized for training and enteprise building purposes.

Restoring Land

Training "next Gen" Agriculturists

The land UFI acquires is reclaimed and made into a sustainable farms. At ¼ of an acre or more, these plots provide a steady stream of produce.
Residents Boston neighborhoods are trained to become successful small plot urban farmers.

Education, Research & Development

Create space for educational opportunities for community, city, and state stakeholders in support of connecting to the elements of life as it relates to all that co-exists in our natural environments.

Our experiences lend to conversations that help to appropriate policy changes regarding land use and urban farming practices.
UFI News Highlights
Slow Money Journal Presents
"THE FUTURE OF URBAN FARMING"
By Author, Glynn Lloyd

" Great start," Glynn says, " but what’s next? I am convinced that the real challenge and opportunity of the urban farming movement is persuading, encouraging, enticing, and facilitating more urban dwellers to grow their own food. Period."
The 6th Annual Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference

This exciting 2-Day event, by Urban Farming Institute and Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources, brings together farmers, policy & food advocates, students, municipal leaders and You!

Get your seat now…before we sell out again!
The Urban Farming Institute is greatful for the committment and support of the Cummings Foundation.

Thank you on behalf of the UFI family!
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  1. "The hands on experience was eye opening and mind shifting. It allowed for me to grow and see what some of my strengths and weaknesses were in a supportive ,learning environment. I wrapped up with a profound feeling of community and a deeper understanding of food and wellness " ~ Sabrina Pilet-Jones ~ UFI 2017 FTP Graduate
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  1. " Enlightening ! To see how much I was limiting myself to! I went in just wanting. To see what I could grow on my porch without realizing how much I could grow in my yard , in our yard , and our community. " ~ Cecelia Goncalves ~ UFI 2017 FTP Graduate