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September 10, 2017

The Urban Africultural Fair and Expo returns!  Celebrate all things agricultural in the city; bees, chickens, garden and orchard produce, maple sugaring, canning & pickling, and much more.  Games and contests for all ages. And enter your favorite garden veggie, kitchen concoction, or orchard beauty for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights.  Click here for the latest details, updates, and instructions.


September 16, 2017 from 10:00am - noon

Honey Harvest -- Help spin honey from honeycomb while learning about beekeeping and the magical, golden world of honey bees.  This workshop will be held at The Boston Nature Center, and is a ticketed event.  See https://tinyurl.com/ya7y8mvw for info.


For other workshops and happenings, check the Workshops calendar here




Agricultural Hall?

In 1818, the Massachusetts Society for the Promotion of Agriculture built the original Agricultural Hall on Dighton Street in Brighton.  It served as the hub of the Brighton Fair and Cattle Show, one of the earliest and largest such fairs in the country.  In 1829, "a 17-pound turnip, a 19-pound radish, and a bough on which pears hung like a cluster of grapes were among the outstanding exhibits of that year."  In 1844 the building was moved to its present location at the corner of Chestnut Hill Avenue and Washington Street.

Dr. William P. Marchione & 

The Bostonian Society

Brighton Allston Historical Society

Agricultural Hall

245 Amory Street

Jamaica Plain, MA  02130

617-388-7378  /  e-mail Ag Hall

Sat.&Sun., 10:00am-2:30pm & by appt.

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2017     EGG CHICKS     2017


It's ovah!  Chicks have come and gone.  HOWEVER, if you want to start a flock, there are other options available almost anytime all year:

1) Order chicks in spring from a mail-order supplier: 

     Mt. Healthy Hatcheries (http://www.mthealthy.com/) , 

     Murray McMurray (https://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com/index.html), 

     Purely Poultry (https://www.purelypoultry.com/), 

     Stromberg's (https://www.strombergschickens.com/).  

There are other suppliers, too; just Google "buy chickens online."

2) Give me a call and I will try to locate juvenile or adult birds from local farms.