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Bulk Order Program

Off-loading supplies at New England Small Farm Institute, Belchertown, MA
Thank you for a wonderful 2016 Bulk Order! The bulk order will open again on January 1st, 2017. 

Updates on site locations, suppliers, and next year's pick up dates will be posted in October-- In the meantime, for an idea of last year's products, pricing, suppliers and site locations, see below! 

Site Locations for 2017
Belchertown: NESFI, 275 Jackson St.
Barre: Many Hands Organic Farm, 411 Sheldon Rd
Dalton: Holiday Farm, 100 Holiday Cottage Rd
Meriden, CT:  High Hill Orchard, 86 Fleming Rd
Seekonk, MA: Early Dawn Farm, 521 Prospect St  Sat 3/18      Sat 4/8
Waltham, MA: Waltham Fields Community Farm, 240 Beaver St
Winchester: Wright Locke Farm, 78 Ridge St
West Wareham: Progressive Grower, 81 Charlotte Furnace Rd
 
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What is the Bulk Order program? 

This is a collective buying program for Baystate-approved, organically certifiable farm, garden, and lawn care products.   Products include compost; potting soil; fertilizers; mineral amendments; tools for the farm and garden; animal supplements; and tuber, allium, and cover crop seed.  The order is open every year during the month of January, from the 1st to the 31st.   Orders are delivered at the above sites in MA, RI, and CT in 2 rounds, during early March and April.  All items with the exception of tuber and allium seed are delivered in March. 

Who can participate?

NOFA members and non-members may participate. Whether you’re a small-scale gardener, large-scale commercial farmer, or anything in between, you can participate; there’s no minimum order.  Current NOFA members, or those who join or renew on the order form, will receive the price listed.  Non-members, please include an additional 10% to cover administrative fees.  

Which suppliers do you work with?

Organic Growers Supply, ME: mineral amendments, fertilizers, cover crop seeds - www.fedcoseeds.com
Moose Tubers, ME (division of FEDCO): potato & allium seed – www.fedcoseeds.com or (207) 873-7333
Fertrell, PA: - mineral amendments, fertilizers, animal care products - www.fertrell.com
Vermont Compost Company, VT: compost & potting soil - www.vermontcompost.com
Crop Production Services, MA: mineral amendments - (413-665-2115)
North Country Organics, VT: mineral amendments & fertilizers – www.norganics.com
Ideal Compost Company, NH: compost, potting soil, wooden stakes – www.idealcompost.com
Lancaster Agriculture, PA: mineral amendments, fertilizers & cover crop seed - www.lancasterag.com
 

Questions?  Caro Roszell, Bulk Order Coordinator, bulkorder@nofamass.org

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