We recently completed our fundraising and construction of our new All Seasons Barn – a year round space for educational programming, food distribution, and gathering and creating community!
October - December 2019
December 31st 2019 – Wright-Locke bids farewell to 2019. See you in 2020!
December 24th 2019 – Happy Holidays from Wright-Locke!
December 17th 2019 – Chicken Volunteers Needed, Mending Workshops, Winter Reminders, Youth Programs & More!
December 10th 2019 – Goat Walks, Farm Wishlist, Winter CSA Shares, Honor Box Eggs, & More!
December 3rd 2019 – Giving Tuesday, Winter Workshops, Youth Registration Updates, Demo Video & More!
November 26th 2019 – Happy Thanksgiving! Forest School Update, Wreath Making, Merry Mixology & More!
November 19th 2019 – Introducing the Forest School, Construction Update, Merry Mixology & More
November 12th 2019 – Volunteer Work Days, Homeschool Programs, Bulk Carrots, Raspberry Jam & More
November 5th 2019 – Farm Stand & Market Schedule, Raspberry Jam, TARCkey Trot, New Blog & More!
October 29th 2019 – Pop-Up Markets, Fermentation & Wreath Workshops, Farmer’s Helper & More!
October 22nd 2019 – Honey Available, Farmer’s Helpers Program, Family Farm Hike, Orchard Planting & More!
October 15th 2019 – Final Speaker Session, Goat Day, Fall Markets, Fermentation Workshop & More!
October 8th 2019 – U-Pick Raspberry Sale, October Speaker Session, Farm Sprouts, Suppers & More!
October 1st 2019 – Adult Education, Raspberries, Farm Suppers, Fall Flowers, Honey Harvesting & More!
July - Sept 2019
September 24th 2019 – Speaker Series, Autumn Equinox Cocktail Party, Climate Week, Forest Bathing, Bats & More!
September 17th 2019 – Speaker Series, U-Pick Raspberries, Climate Week, Forest Bathing, Bats & More!
September 10th 2019 – U-Pick Raspberry Hours, Fall Cocktail Party, Climate Week Calendar & More!
September 3rd 2019 – Special Meet-the-Farmers Supper, Tour-de-Farms Bike Ride, Raspberry Updates & More!
August 27th 2019 – Tour-de-Farms Bike Ride, Raspberry Update, Farm Stand Closed on Weekend & More!
August 20th 2019 – Speaker Series, Tour-de-Farms Bike Ride, Fall Youth Registration Open & More!
August 13th 2019 – Raspberry Volunteer Day! Farm Bike Ride, Speaker Series, Last Family Farm Night & More
August 6th 2019 – Stargazing, Farm Bike Ride, Farm Suppers, Summer Flower Shares & More
July 30th 2019 – Farm Suppers, Stargazing, Summer Flower Shares, U-pick Coordinators Needed, & More
July 23rd 2019 – Speaker Series Tomorrow, Raspberry Coordinators Needed, Youth Program Spots Open & more!
July 16th 2019 – Speaker Series July 24, Farm-to-Table Suppers Announced, Stargazing & more!
July 9th 2019 – Foraging Workshop, Family Farm Night, July Speaker Series & More!
July 2nd 2019 – Load up for the 4th at the Farm Stand, New Blog Post, Foraging Workshop & More!
June 25th 2019 – A Big Thank You! Preschool Programs Added, Family Farm Night Begins, & More!
April - June 2019
June 18th 2019 – Final Week to Double your Contribution, Solstice Cocktails, Forest Bathing & More!
June 11th 2019 – Family Farm Night Thursday, Solstice Cocktail Tickets, Spoon Carving & More
June 4th 2019 – Speaker this Wednesday, Spoon Carving, Solstice Cocktails, $22,600 raised so far at WLF!
May 29 2019 – $17K out of $75K raised! FFN coming up, SNAP, June 5th Speaker, Youth Programs, & More!
May 21st 2019 – Birding & Yoga Workshops, Speaker Series Tomorrow, Green Challenge Update & More!
May 14th 2019 – Speaker Series May 22, Green Match, Farm Stand Open, Teen Farmer Program & More!
May 7th 2019 – $75,000 Green Match Challenge, Spring Fling Weekend, Speaker Series & More
April 30th 2019 – Spring Fling Weekend, Speaker Series Kickoff, Birding, Volunteer & More!
April 22nd 2019 – Happy (belated) Earth Day! Thinking about sustainability at Wright-Locke Farm
April 16th 2019 – Former Board Member Awarded Citizen of the Year, Farm Clean-up Day, Birding & More!
April 9th 2019 – Our friends at Waltham Fields need your help! Farm Clean-up Day, Birding & More
April 2nd 2019 – New! Teen Farmer Program, Art-in-Bloom, Spring Program Registration & More!
February - March 2019
March 26th 2019 – Happy Spring! Tick Tips, April Programs, Volunteers Stay Tuned & More!
March 19th 2019 – April Vacation program registration, Farm Stand Manager position, CSA update & more!
March 12th 2019 – CSA Registration Open, Mending Workshop Rescheduled, Farm Stand Winter Hours, & More
March 5th 2019 – Join our Solstice Committee, April Vacation Programs, Meet our Newest Board Member & More!
Receiving New Chicks for our Chicken Raising Program
All Seasons Barn Construction Videos
Construction part 1– video created by volunteer, and local student Joshua Schindelman
Pouring Footings and Foundation 1
There have been a variety of video projects conducted at the farm!
Managing Mosquitos – local girl scouts present some info from their project about managing mosquitos naturally and safely
Skit presented by WLF at Sally Quinn’s Citizen of the Year Banquet
Goats of Wright-Locke Farm – Put together by film student and volunteer Kate
Wright-Locke Farm PSA – Match Challenge 2019
One of our dedicated volunteers made a video featuring his experiences and lessons learned on the Farm. Check out Ryan’s piece, “On Farming”
See Autumn on the Farm by Peter Engeldrum (created 2015).
Save Wright-Locke Farm by Pat Howley on Vimeo.
Wright-Locke Farm PSA by Rebekah Carter on Vimeo.
Cooking Centric Videos
Ate Minutes with Chef Mel, Wright-Locke Farm Episode 1: Chicks in the Studio with Rebekah from Wright-Locke Farm
Ate Minutes with Chef Mel, Wright-Locke Farm Episode 2: Berry and Greens Smoothie with Rebekah from Wright-Locke Farm
Ate Minutes with Chef Mel, Wright-Locke Farm Episode 3: Kale and Chard Chips with Rebekah from Wright-Locke Farm
Ate Minutes with Chef Mel, Wright-Locke Farm Episode 4: Spring-Inspired Salad with Rebekah from Wright-Locke Farm
Edible Boston – Winter 2020 Edition
“Edible Food Finds: Wright-Locke Farm” by Alex Tzelnic
Community Engagement Manager, Kim Kneeland featured in the Winchester Star in “Young Professionals” interview series:
Former Board President, Sally Quinn, Awarded Winchester 2019 Citizen of the Year
Wright-Locke Farm Goes Greener – Daily Times Chronicle 2019
Winchester High School student, Kelly Hunter-Lynch, interviews Farm employees, Kim and Erika – Spring 2019
Short Articles about the Farm
August, 27th, 2018 Making meals- and a difference at Boston Chefs for Gun Safety Dinner (The Boston Globe)
July 5th, 2018 Forest Bathing at Wright-Locke Farm (Winchester Star)
January 21, Selectmen approve waiver to allow four farm bidders to continue process (Daily Times Chronicle)
January 20, Town caught between farm and hard place (Daily Times Chronicle)
January 13, Two bids for farmland don’t comply with RFP (Daily Times Chronicle)
January 12, What bids will comply? (Daily Times Chronicle)
December 31, With bid, Trust looks at preservation of Wright-Locke Farm (Winchester Star)
December 25, For farm, time to act is now (Winchester Star)
December 15, Local, Fresh Eats Right in Winchester: Featuring Wright-Locke Farm (Mass Realty)
December 8, Public Information Session on Lands Surrounding Wright-Locke Farm (Winchester Patch)
December 7, 2014, Letter to the editor: A walk on the farm (Winchester Star)
November 30, 2014, Letter to the editor: Conservation was Carlson’s legacy (Winchester Star)
November 26, 2014, Town Notes: Conservancy, backers discuss RFP (Winchester Star)
November 24, 2014, Letter to the editor: Preserve farm’s open space (Winchester Star)
November 19, 2014, Town Notes: Meeting held for potential farm bidders (Winchester Star)
November 9, 2014, Letter to the editor: Development would ruin landscape (Winchester Star)
October 31, 2014, Board makes the Wright choices for RFP (Daily Times Chronicle)
October 30, 2014, Selectmen approve Wright-Locke RFP (Winchester Star)
October 23, 2014, RFP = ready for primetime (Daily Times Chronicle)
September 24, 2014, Selectmen deny request for more space at Wright-Locke Farm (Winchester Star)
September 23, 2014, Selectmen putting final touches on Farm RFP (Daily Times Chronicle)
July 11, 2014, The Wright-Locke Farm Question (Daily Times Chronicle)
March 2013, Wright-Locke Farm hires McIntyre, Carter (Winchester Star)
April 2012, Wright-Locke Farm opens all-seasons greenhouse (Winchester Star)
March 2012, Farm in Winchester revived as a hands-on classroom (Boston Globe)
November 2011, Century-old wagon returns to Winchester’s last working farm (Boston Globe)
2019 Speaker Series Recordings
Climate Change in New England – Bill Moomaw
Sacred Cow: The Nutritional, Environmental, and Ethical Case for Better Meat – Diana Rodgers
Climate Resilience in Your Own Backyard – Allison Houghton
Making Room for the River: Climate Resilience in the Mystic River Watershed – Julie Wormser
2018 Speaker Series Recordings
Food and Fuel from Sunlight, Air, and Water
Encouraging Healthy Bird Populations in Massachusetts
Cultivating the Next Generation of Farmers
Can History Help us Reinvent the Food System?
Chefs as Catalyst Connectors in Our Complicated Food World
2017 Speaker Series Recordings
Healthy and Sustainable Food – Renee Barrile
A New England Food Vision – Molly Anderson
A Closer Look at GMOs – Timothy Griffin
The Health Benefits of Renewable Energy Sources – Jonathan Buonocore