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Franklin Farm in Cumberland, RI


Founded in 1850, Franklin Farm is a 65 acre farm run by Historic Metcalf-Franklin Farm Preservation Association (MFFPA).
142 Abbott Run Valley Road
Cumberland, RI

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1 miles from Cumberland, RI 02864
(000) 000-0000

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A little about Franklin Farm
Franklin Farm, in Cumberland, RI, is a town-owned historic farm. Recently added to the National Register of Historic Places, Franklin Farm encompasses over 65 acres of land and includes a mid-19th century Greek Revival-style farmhouse; an early-19th century timber-framed barn; a ca. 1903 dairy barn; and a 20th-century garage.

Used for many years as a dairy farm, the land and buildings now belong to the public, under the direction of the Historic Metcalf-Franklin Farm Preservation Association. The farm is home to a community garden and farm stand, which is open 8am- 7pm (summer hours) July to September and runs on and old-fashioned honor system.

Our vegetables are grown for the RI Food Community Bank and local food pantries by volunteers.

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Farm Profile: Franklin Farm by Denise, President Franklin Farm
Published: August 17, 2016

Cumberland, RI - Franklin Farm, in Cumberland, RI, is a town-owned historic farm. Recently added to the National Register of Historic Places, Franklin Farm encompasses over 65 acres of land and includes a mid-19th century Greek Revival-style farmhouse; an early-19th century timber-framed barn; a ca. 1903 dairy barn; and a 20th-century garage.

Used for many years as a dairy farm, the land and buildings now belong to the public, under the direction of the Historic Metcalf-Franklin Farm Preservation Association. The farm is home to a community garden and farm stand, which is open 8am- 7pm (summer hours) July to September and runs on and old-fashioned honor system.

Our vegetables are grown for the RI Food Community Bank and local food pantries by volunteers.