Ruth Bennett Community Farm is an educational farm and environmental education center located in Chester, PA. Recognizing the need for greater food security and community health over the past decade, the Chester Housing Authority (CHA) created a two-acre community farm on vacant land at the Ruth L. Bennett Homes. We are dedicated to improving access to nutrient dense foods at affordable prices to residents of Chester. We also provide opportunities for residents of the housing authority and interested public to participate in health and wellness activities, job-readiness and beginning farmer training. We seek to promote a thriving and diverse environmental ecosystem for community members to enjoy.
Stop by the farm to purchase fresh, organic produce with unbeatable prices!
Currently In Season
- Collard Green
- Curly Kale
- Red Russian Kale
This year we are partnered with The Food Trust! Every market we will be having food demonstrations to show you quick and easy ways to prepare healthy and nutritious meals with our fresh ingredients! Stick around till the end and you will receive $4 in Food Bucks which you can spend at the market or other participating vendors. Additionally you can earn $2 in Food Bucks for every $5 you spend with your ACCESS card.