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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

Nature Linc News

Developing Nature Connections with Urban Youth Presentation at MEES

Developing Nature Connections with Urban Youth Presentation at MEES

On March 11th, Massachusetts Environmental Education Society (MEES) held their Annual Conference ...

February Vacation at Farrington!

February Vacation at Farrington!

by Susan Taylor, Farrington Trustee Floating on snow? That’s what we did at ...

Join us for Farrington’s First Fairy Festival!

Join us for Farrington’s First Fairy Festival!

Please join us for Farrington’s very first Fairy Festival! We’ll spend a morning ...

Nature Activities

Getting comfortable on snowshoes

Getting comfortable on snowshoes

This February Vacation, four groups came out to Farrington Nature Linc for a day of sledding and ...

Fairy Crafts to do at home

Fairy Crafts to do at home

With spring (and our fairy festival) right around the corner we pulled together some crafty ...

Fairy House Building Links

Fairy House Building Links

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

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.