The Red Barn, Holden, Massachusetts

The Friends of the Red Barn, Incorporated, a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization, owns and maintains the historic Fairbanks barn on Shrewsbury Street in Holden, where it sponsors activities promoting an understanding of New England's agricultural past and encouraging the appreciation of nature, agriculture, and the interdependence of human life with the natural world.

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For the latest Red Barn events, please see The Friends of the Red Barn's Events page on Facebook.

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Red Barn Community Garden

Yearning to have a vegetable garden?

(but don't have a good place for one)


Yearly garden fee: $75.00

The $75.00 fee includes a $40.00 garden fee, plus a $35.00 Friends of the Red Barn membership fee. If you are already a member at the $35.00 level, your garden fee will be $40.00.


For more information call:

George Hamilton: 774-364-1163

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The Friends of the Red Barn would like to thank the people and businesses in our community that provide help and generous support for the Red Barn and Red Barn events!

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If you have any questions, or if you would like to find out about joining The Friends of the Red Barn, participating in any Red Barn activities, or volunteering at any of the Red Barn events, please contact us! We look forward to hearing from you!