Historic Penn Farm - New Castle Delaware
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Historic Penn Farm

Bringing a 300 Year Old Farm Back to Life

Providing fresh, local produce and opportunities for learning.

What you can do on the farm…

Farm Stand

Check out our makeover and purchase fresh produce (opening July 1)

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Weekly Produce Pickup

Purchase a CSA share and pick up fresh grown produce each week

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Rent the Barn

Beautiful rustic barn is now available as a venue for weddings, and other events

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About Historic Penn Farm

Historic Penn Farm is a 112-acre historic farm in New Castle, Delaware.  It is managed by Delaware Greenways.

This farm was part of the original William Penn land grant. It is owned by the Trustees of New Castle Common and is preserved for the benefit of area citizens.  Delaware Greenways is the 22nd tenant of Historic Penn Farm. Learn About it’s History

Delaware Greenways is bringing this treasured property back to life.

We are creating a sustainable, productive farm where we  grow a wide variety of crops. We inspire and teach people to adopt healthier lifestyles.  We model earth friendly stewardship through our farming practices and renovations.  Historic Penn Farm is a unique gathering place for education and community events.

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What Delaware Greenways is Doing at the Farm

Land Restoration

We are making good progress in controlling invasive plants, managing storm water and increasing soil fertility.

About Land Restoration »

Building Restoration

Farm stand renovations (including a green roof) are underway and planning has begun for the farmhouse.

Building Restoration Projects »

Fresh Food for the Hungry

The Food Bank of Delaware farms a small plot so they can incorporate fresh local produce into their distribution stream.

Partnership with Food Bank »

Bee Keeping

Bees will be joining us to improve pollination and provide delicious honey on the farm.

Bees at Historic Penn Farm »

Farm to School

Student-grown Penn Farm Produce is hitting the cafeterias in the Colonial School district under The Farm to School program.

Learn about our partnership »
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