What's New: (3/28/14)
is located at
1256 Thornbury Road, West Chester, PA
, near the intersection of
Rt. 926 and South New Street in Thornbury Township. Founded in 1709, the farm is continuing its rich heritage by producing
of non-certified organic and local vegetables.
Under the leadership of Randell H. Spackman
, Thornbury Farm is a Community Supported Agriculture
) organization. By making a
financial commitment to the farm, members
create a relationship with the farm and receive a weekly
basket of produce from late May into the fall. Please call 610-793-2933 or contact
details and to become a supporting member. We only have a
limited number of openings each year due to the demand.
Zac Heacock, Thornbury Farm CSA Manager, will be discussing how to start a home garden and keep it flourishing year after year.
These three introductory classes will help you to get excited about starting your own garden from breaking ground to ground cover.
You will learn how to keep crops growing from start to finish of the growing season.
STARTING A GARDEN - APRIL 6TH at 2PM
GET YOUR GARDEN GROWING
VEGETABLES A-Z - APRIL 13 AT 2PM
COMPANION PLANTING - APRIL 27 AT 2PM
More information about the classes and registration.
Memberships for the Spring/Summer season are now available. Full and half-share plans are available but memberships are limited in number. Pickup information will be emailed so please print legibly.
Download a Spring/Summer Membership form.
Witness history up close on May 17, 2014 from 10AM - 3PM.
The action - including cannons, horses, and hundreds of authentic reenactors - will be held on the actual site of the battle. Enjoy a whole day of events, interact with soldiers, and much, much more. There is free parking and no entry fee! More information at www.Brandywine2014.com.
Proceeds from this event will support the battlefield restoration and Wounded Warrior Project.
BATTLE OF BRANDYWINE REENACTMENT - MAY 17, 2014
Helps Thornbury Farm know how much to plant
Helps with budgeting for the season.
Thornbury members get discounts on classes and events
Thornbury members get discounts from other local stores and restaurants that
use our products like....
Brandywine Prime 1617 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA
Shoo Mama's Farm Fresh Café 66 E. Street Road, West Chester, PA
Cakes and Candies by Mary Ellen 1332 B West Chester Pike,
West Chester, PA
Enjoy "Members Only" events like the end of season Pot Luck Dinner & Hayride.
The market will be open Saturday from 9AM to 4PM and Sunday 11AM to 4PM.
There is a great selection of delicious fresh produce, fruits, specialty items, breakfast foods, jellies, condiments, sauces, treats, and
other goodies to highlight your holiday feasting.
We hope that you can stop by and browse all the new, interesting selections.
As you know there is easy parking, and even a potential visit with "Moolinda", our Holstein cow rescue.
Of course, Daisy, Luna, the goats (2 new ones), and Fiona and Duncan the pet pigs always appreciate a visit, as well.
Thornbury Farm is accepting applicants now for its internship
program which runs from May into the Fall.
Interns will learn farming systems of greenhouse growing, planting, fertilizing, insect controls, harvesting, packing and retail.
Individuals will also participate in crop rotation and planning for the future. Those interested will help us develop classes and
special research projects. Interns will receive a stipend and farm fresh food with a summery letter of what they had accomplished
over the season. For additional details, contact Randell Spackman.
VOLUNTEERING AT THORNBURY CSA
Ever wonder about what goes on "behind the scenes" at Thornbury Farm?
Want to know more about organic farming or farming in general? Thornbury Farm is looking for volunteers
who are interested in how organic produce is seeded, weeded, picked and washed.
Volunteers must be:
15 years or older
willing to work a 4 hour shift
wearing sturdy shoes and gloves
We recommend a hat and sunscreen. Interested? Contact Randell Spackman.
WINTER MARKET HOURS