Saturdays Wrapping Up But Work Continues

The Saturday volunteer sessions continue this Saturday from 9 a.m. – noon. So please visit and join in. The farm stand will also be shifting to the self-serve, honor system after the Saturday, Oct. 9 market with limited items.

Volunteer sessions continue all year. Compost mixing and field prep keep going on Sundays from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Special projects will also be scheduled so please check our calendar for details.

Email any questions to Thank you !!!

Barrington Farm School Partners with Progreso Latino

The Barrington Farm School is proud to announce a partnership with Progreso Latino, a social services agency in Central Falls, RI whose mission is to help Rhode Island’s Latino and immigrant communities achieve greater self-sufficiency and socio-economic progress. Progreso Latino provides transformational programs that support personal growth and social change and operates a food pantry that serves approximately 200 families per week.

In the last two growing seasons, the Farm School has collected donations of non-perishable products from our community. Thanks to your generosity, we delivered over 120 cu ft of food products to the Progreso Latino food pantry.

Following our strategic plan developed this past winter, we are expanding our partnerships with organizations that align with and help us achieve our mission. To that end, we ask members of the community to bring donations for Progreso Latino of the following items to the farm stand drop off point:

To learn more about Progreso Latino, see or


To grow food, inspire learning, build community, and foster connection to the land, with the support of dedicated volunteers. We invite and welcome you to visit, participate in, and enjoy this historic farm. 


Barrington Farm School is a thriving, inclusive community farm committed to growing healthy food, restoring soil health, offering environmental education, promoting equitable food justice, and instilling an appreciation for the natural habitat and bounty around us.

See Barrington Farm School Master Plan 2021

Financial partners help us grow! Consider a donation today. Connect with us and help fund anyone of our long term projects – long term viability ensures our ability to bring healthy foods and education to kids and community well into the future.

The 120-year-old farmland located between Lincoln Avenue and Federal Road at Middle Highway is the last farm remaining in Barrington, RI. Purchased by the Vendituoli family in 1897, the farm and farm stand on Federal Road has been in continuous operation by family members and friends. Through the years the farm has grown fruits and vegetables; raised chickens, cows, horses, and pigs. For much of the first half of the 20th century, the farm provided a horse-drawn wagon delivery service offering produce, meats, and dairy products to the community. In recent years, William “Billy” Vendituoli and his sister Gloria Suriani ran the farm and farm stand, selling their homegrown tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, and corn. Each spring and summer, Billy hired local students to help manage the farm. (Link to Farm History)

The Barrington Farm School has been operating on Vendituoli land for the past 3 seasons and in 2018 transitioned to a protected farm with 501(c)(3) status thanks to the generosity of the community and the Barrington Land Conservation Trust (BLCT).

Community support continues to be imperative to our farm for growing, supplies, farm stand, structures, and cultivating the woodland habitat while educating students and community members of all ages. The open space has beekeeping, fresh food tastings, student environmental groups, teachers, artists, nature studies, and conservation practices. Join us as a volunteer, benefactor, customer, or friend! See you at the farm!


Opportunities for new volunteers

What talents will you bring to the farm?
1. Farming and gardening – volunteers join our farmers in daily farm chores. Tasks include mulching, composting, transplanting, harvesting, weeding and other plant-related tasks. No qualifications or skills required, though gardening experience is a plus.
Length of commitment: continuous (spring-fall)

2. Infrastructure and build projects – volunteers assist farm crew in building, assembling, and fixing structures such as high tunnels, sheds, farm stand, tables, benches, and other carpentry projects. Carpentry and/or construction experience is a plus.
Length of commitment: continuous (year-round opportunities)

3. Committees – Committees participate with the board of directors and farmers to plan for and coordinate the short and long term viability of the farm. We have the following committees: Finance, Marketing, Education, Master Planning, and Events. Backgrounds in finance, marketing, outdoor education, landscaping, and architecture are of value.
The time required (hours per week) 2 hours every other week or 30 minutes weekly (depending on the committee)
To volunteer, please email us. Thank you.


At Barrington Farm School, we are always looking for volunteers to join us. Whether you are an individual, family, school, religious or other institution or corporate group, we welcome any and all ages and abilities. As an inclusive farm school, we offer a variety of volunteer experiences and opportunities.

Community support is imperative to our growing programs that reach students of all ages. Check our Facebook page or email us at for volunteer opportunities.

  • Farm events (yoga, farm dinners, tours, corporate outings
  • Food scrap drop-off site
  • Join a farm committee (education, major projects, marketing, crop planning)

Support the farm! Make a secure donation online.

Interested in having an event at the farm? Birthday parties, campouts …. everything gets a farm theme… Inquire by sending us an email.


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