Established in 2017, Quabbin Hill Farms is a diversified family farm located in the heart of the Quabbin-Swift River Valley. Situated on 17 acres of sustainable farm land just a half of a mile from one of the many beautiful trails leading to the legendary Quabbin Reservoir, its fertile soil and naturally green pastures provide the perfect setting for growing nutritious fruits and vegetables and raising healthy, happy chickens.
In 2019, we expanded into home grown, hand-tended hemp and handcrafted CBD products including salves, soaps, tinctures, and supplements. We are licensed by the state of Massachusetts, and all of our products go through rigorous testing to ensure they meet the MDAR standards.
Our farm fresh produce, hand-grown and hand-crafted CBD products, and pasture-raised eggs are sold at our seasonal farm stand, and as of 2019, at farmers markets throughout Western Massachusetts.
Our farm fresh produce and pasture-raised eggs are sold at our seasonal farm stand, and as of 2019, at farmers markets throughout Western Massachusetts.
Beginning April 18, you can find us Saturdays from 8AM – 1:30PM at the Amherst Farmers Market.
Quabbin Hill Farms is committed to sustainable, organic, and ethical farming practices. It’s founder Michael Vilcans, a graduate of the Stockbridge School of Agriculture’s Sustainable Food and Farming program, is passionate about continuing the tradition of and expanding local, organic, and sustainable food systems in Massachusetts. That is why he established Quabbin Hill Farms along with his partner and experienced urban farmer, Molly Crookes, and his close friend and farm engineer, Jason Awerman. Together, the Quabbin Hill Farms team has over 30 years of hands-on farm experience.
We are dedicated to continuing the tradition of farming and agriculture in Western Massachusetts, a place we have called home for over a decade. By providing our customers with fresh, nutritious ingredients at a reasonable price, we hope to help them and their families reconnect with their food, the people who grow it, and the beautiful land that makes it all possible.