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Checkerspot Farm 
Native plants
for a living landscape:
located in
Colrain, MA 

About Us...
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We are a native plant nursery located on scenic 112 N in Colrain, MA (ten minutes from Greenfield or Shelburne Falls. 

Our address is 30 Jacksonville Road in Colrain MA.

From June through October, we are open from 9-5 on Saturdays and Sundays and weekdays by appointment. However, we are open to visitors year round.  Just send us a message.  We are nearly always on site!

Plants in stock

All sleeping now.. be back next spring! See our  list of plants grown in previous seasons by pressing "read more."  Thanks to everyone for being part of our new venture and our collective journey to restore our tattered environment, one plant at a time.

Latest News 
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WIlldflower Concert T-shirts Are Here

(Concert T's for people

who prefer to stay home)

Iconic rock designs without the enormous ticket price!

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We are at the Northampton and Greenfield Farmers Markets

During the month of August and September you can visit our booth at the Northampton Farmers market on Tuesdays from 1:30-6:30 and at the Greenfield Farmers Market from 8am -12:30

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Yes, You CAN Do This
Link to full article

This picture was taken in my wildflower meadow on 9/11/2022. I planted these flowers last fall and despite everything - they are thriving. Last September, this was a barren hay field, now it is a meadow, alive with butterflies, bees and birds. If Monarchs are endangered, you can't tell it from my house.

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Caterpillar Catharsis:
Reflections on the emotional impact of the spongy moth infestations.