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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OPEN ENROLLMENT - Enrollment for the 2015 season is now open to the public. If you would like to join us, please fill out an Enrollment Form and send in a $100 deposit. Once we receive both the form and your deposit, you will receive a confirmation of your order. Click here for details on how to make payments. If you were previously on the waitlist, you should have received an email invitation to join.
  • Marblehead Tuesday - full
  • Marblehead Thursday - limited
  • Melrose Tuesday - full
  • Melrose Thursday - full
  • Salem Tuesday - Available
  • Salem Thursday - Available



 2015 Season Dates

December 3 - December Share Pickup

November 17 - Second November Share Pickup

November 12 - Bulk Order Pickup. Bulk Hours: Marblehead 6:00 - 8:00pm ♦ Salem 6:30 - 8:30 ♦ Melrose 7:00 - 9:00

November 3 - First November Share Pickup

October 20/22 - Last week of the regular season

August 1st - Payment Due. Final account balance

June 15th - Payment Due. Half of account balance

Opening Day - June 9th for Tuesdays and June 11th for Thursdays

March 22nd - Annual Meeting / Potluck

March 1 - Enrollment open to the general public

February 16 - Invitations to waitlist begin

January 6 - Enrollment open for returning members. Please fill out an enrollment form and send a $100 deposit.


*Please note that the enrollment form does not function on most mobile platforms.
*Use the Waitlist Form if you wish to join in Melrose, or Marblehead Tuesday. For all other depots, please use the Enrollment Form.

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