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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
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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In Winter Enjoy

In seed-time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy. ~William Blake

In Winter Enjoy
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Nature Matters

A personal connection to nature and the land has the power to transform a child’s life.

Nature Matters
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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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What Farrington is all about

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Farrington Fairy Festival- May 16th!

Farrington Fairy Festival- May 16th!

Calling all Fairies, Elves, Gnomes and other magical creatures..save the date Saturday, May 16th ...

Join us for February Vacation Week!

Join us for February Vacation Week!

Are you looking something to do during February school vacation? Come visit us at ...

Planning for Next Year

Planning for Next Year

As each calendar year winds down, Farrington Nature Linc begins planning how to improve, expand, ...

Nature Activities

Winter Activities For Your Kids

Winter Activities For Your Kids

Winter time doesn’t mean you have to stay inside all the time.  In fact, it can be the absolute ...

It’s not hibernation, Bru!

It’s not hibernation, Bru!

If you ask most people one method that animals deal with the winter cold, they will often include ...

Twig Snowflakes

Twig Snowflakes

Here is another great winter craft– making snowflakes from twigs. It seems like it would be ...

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.