The Farm Direct Coop is a multi-farm cooperative in operation for more than 20 years serving Marblehead, Melrose and Salem. The FDC works with over 60 farms, dairies and local vendors to bring the freshest possible local and organic food to your communites. Joining the FDC supports local farms and our local economy.
The regular season runs 20 weeks June through October. You can choose to extend the growing season a November and December share, along with a Bulk Order of storage fruits and vegetables, grains and specialty products like jams and maple syrup in the late fall.
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January 15(+/-) - Enrollment open for returning members. Please fill out an enrollment form and send a $100 deposit.
February 16 - Invitations to waitlist begin
March 1 - Enrollment open to the general public
Opening Day - June 7th for Tuesdays and June 9th for Thursdays
June 15th - Payment Due. Half of account balance
August 1st - Payment Due. Final account balance
October 18/20 - Last week of the regular season
November 1 - First November Share Pickup
November 10 - Bulk Order Pickup. Bulk Hours: Marblehead 6:00 - 8:00pm ♦ Salem 6:30 - 8:30 ♦ Melrose 7:00 - 9:00
November 15 - Second November Share Pickup
December 1 - December Share Pickup
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