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OUR MISSION

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.

ABOUT US

UFI is creating a new paradigm by educating Massachusetts’ communities in urban farming.

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FARMING

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

TRAINING

Residents Boston neighborhoods are trained to become successful small plot urban farmers.

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EDUCATING

We educate community, city, and state stakeholders in support of appropriate policy changes regarding land use and urban farming practices.

RESTORING

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.

The Ride for Food is back! 

In 2 weeks, twelve of the Urban Farming Institute's most committed supporters will venture out on a bike journey in support of UFI's work to grow healthier people and communities.

Show your support for our riders and farmers by making a donation to the team!

Cummings Foundation Award

Thank you for selecting us among the 100 great organizations that we're awarded #100Kfor100 from the Cummings Foundation! Congrats to the other 99! For more information about the work at the Cummings Foundation and details on all the grantees, click the left or right photo!
Celebrating our 4th Annual Urban Farming Training Program @ the Food Project Community Greenhouse!
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FIND US AT A LOCAL FARMERS MARKET NEAR YOU!

By shopping at our local farmers markets, you get the freshest and tastiest produce grown right here in Boston in our Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan neighborhoods by new and in training farmers who live in and love this city.

UPCOMING EVENTS

BECOME A FARMER

Learn the basics of small plot urban farming with the Urban Farming Program. Come together with other Boston locals and grow your community.

Sign up for our 2018 Farming Training Program!

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Urban Farming Institute of Boston
34 Linwood St
Boston, Massachusetts
Tel: (617) 989-9920
Fax: (617) 989-9948

The Urban Farming Institute of Boston is a non-profit 501c(3) organization. © Urban Farming Institute of Boston. All rights reserved.