This section includes info on:  Volunteering, Garden Plots, Donating to the farm, and Employment

Keep Farming Alive in Lincoln, MA!

Become a member of Codman Community Farms and become and help keep Lincoln green, alive and healthy for all!


  • Free admission to the Farm
  • Newsletter
  • Lending Library
  • Garden plot eligibility (additional fee)
  • Class registration discount
  • Free or discounted admission to public events

Click on the Membership button below sign-up! Thank you for your support!


We love our Volunteers!

Volunteers are always welcome at Codman Community Farms, whether you’re interested in helping with the chores, collecting and cleaning eggs, planting, painting or fixing – we can always find a place for you. Some people help out on a regular basis, some seasonally and others on a one-time basis. Groups, teams, and individuals are all welcome.


  • Pick your own garden planting and maintenance
  • General garden and grounds maintenance
  • Events organization & publicity
  • Egg collection
  • Field mowing
  • Carpentry, light electrical, general handyman!
  • General farm chores
  • Marketing/PR
  • Communications writing, design and layout

*NOTE: Individuals interested in volunteering on the farm must first complete the application below, then download the waiver, and emergency contact forms and return them to the farm in person or by email:


We have 100 garden plots available for public use. Community gardeners grow a great variety of flowers, fruit and vegetables on their plots. At the height of the season, the community garden is one of the most beautiful places on the farm.

Interested in becoming a new gardener?

Every new gardener starts out with a 1/2 plot, (20x15ft), for their first season. Applications go out to all old and new gardeners in early March and are due at the end of March. Once your application has been accepted all gardeners are required to become members of the farm plus pay a $15 fee for use of a garden plot.  We require all gardens to be maintained using organic approved growing methods.  No synthetic fertilizers or chemicals allowed.


Join Our Team!

Seasonal Farm Assistant (position filled, yay!)

We are seeking a  dedicated individual to join the farm who is passionate about farming, community, and stewardship of the land.

Codman Community Farm is a working farm in the heart of Lincoln, located adjacent to the commuter rail.  We steward over 150 acres of land within the town of Lincoln and have a 18 acre home-farm which includes many barns, outbuildings, organically managed (not certified) vegetable and fruit fields and pastures.  Codman is growing it's sustainable farming programs and seeks an individual interested in learning and growing with the farm. We are primarily a community and livestock farm with a growing vegetable and fruit component.  Work on the farm includes all aspects of raising and caring for our pasture-based livestock, maintaining our pastures and fields, as well as tending our gardens.

For 2017 season we will be managing over 150 acres and approximately:

  • 4000 pasture-raised meat chickens

  • 1200 pasture-raised laying hens

  • 85 pasture-raised and forage fed pigs

  • 30+ head of 100% grass-fed cattle

  • 250 pasture-raised turkeys

  • Maybe other critters like goats, ducks...

Daily farm work includes:

  • Participate in daily chores including caring for all livestock including feeding, watering, observing and moving animals through pastures. 
  • Collecting and washing eggs as needed.
  • Moving of broilers pens and collecting birds for harvest, as needed.
  • Planting, weeding and harvesting vegetables and fruits.
  • Using gas powered machines to mow, wack, cut and otherwise maintain growing vegetation on the farm.
  • Assist in moving and maintaining fences
  • Interacting with volunteers and the public

 Skills and Qualifications:

  • 1+ years experience in livestock farming
  • Passion for working with animals
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication skills and a good sense of humor
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • An appreciation of the roles speed and efficiency play in creating an economically viable farm
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs repeatedly is required
  • Ability to operate power tools and mechanical equipment safely
  • Willingness to work long hours in all weather conditions

Tractor experience a plus

  • General carpentry and handiness a plus
  • Valid drivers license with clean driving record
  • Must pass a CORI background check
  • Dedication, reliability, and a great work ethic

This is a seasonal full-time position from April - early November. 5.5 days per week. Workers compensation and some food from farm provided.  Hourly pay. Housing is not available.  

Egg Washingista (position filled!)

We are seeking an individual interested in learning the art and science of washing eggs!  We need someone either several days a week for 4 hours per day or daily for 2 hours +/- day.  Position is open until filled.  

  • Must be capable of lifting 50lbs repeatedly
  • Detail natured and ability to stand for stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to follow direction and food safety guidelines
  • Must enjoy working alone (radio provided!)

To APPLY for any of the above positions email with your resume and cover letter.