Nature Heals

Nature Heals

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. - John Burroughs

Nature Heals
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Our Mission

Farrington’s mission is to enhance the well-being of children from low-income communities through a connection with the natural world. Our 75 acres of woodlands, fields and ponds near Boston are dedicated to providing respite and inspiration for children who might not otherwise have this opportunity.

Our Mission
Green exercise

Green exercise

improves psychological health.~Richard Louv

Green exercise
Just living is not enough

Just living is not enough

... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.~Hans Christian Andersen

Just living is not enough
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What Farrington is all about

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First week of 2015 Summer Program

First week of 2015 Summer Program

During the first week of the 2015 summer program, we welcomed four programs out to Farrington ...

Staff Training 2015

Staff Training 2015

This week, our full staff came on board for a week of pre-season training. For Anthony, our ...

Lincoln METCO Visit

Lincoln METCO Visit

Ants, spiders, bugs and worms! A group of 12 Lincoln METCO students returned to Farrington for ...

Nature Activities

Explorer Binoculars

Explorer Binoculars

Explorer Binoculars are a great way to stimulate excitement about spending time outdoors, and ...

Nature Art: Stick Baskets

Nature Art: Stick Baskets

Looking for a fun, challenging, creative nature art activity? Look no farther! This Lincoln Log ...

Making Seed Balls

Making Seed Balls

One of the activities we did at Farrington’s Fairy Festival was to make seed balls. ...

What Farrington is all about

Farrington’s unique land and buildings are a center for programs that serve youth from low-income communities and that recognize meaningful relationships with the natural world are vital to the healthy development of all children. Working collaboratively with youth-serving programs and similarly committed organizations, Farrington will guide and be a resource for experiences that enhance a connection with nature and provide young people with opportunities to develop new perspectives on the world around them.

Farrington Nature Linc is a project of Farrington Memorial, Inc.