Solar Champion Stories

Solar Grows Savings at Farmer Dave's

Farmer Dave is a busy guy! Based in Dracut, MA, he responsibly grows a myriad of vegetables and fruits.

In addition to offering a CSA membership with pickups in many surrounding communities, Farmer Dave's operates farm stands and participates in local farmers markets, school tours and pick-your-own apples.

If you've ever wondered what happens to your CSA share if you miss a week, rest assured that Farmer Dave's doesn't let your produce go to waste. As a core part of their philosophy, Farmer Dave's has been working with some amazing organizations to make sure that all extra CSA shares and surplus produce can be made available to those in need.

In addition, Farmer Dave's also donates excess produce from their farm stands and various farmers' markets. They are happy to be partnering with these organizations in order to help increase access to fresh, healthy, local produce for people and communities, regardless of income.

Farmer Daves Drone

Farmer Dave's facility now boasts over 100 solar panels, which will produce roughly 31,300 kilowatt-hours of clean electricity each year, offsetting over 29,000 pounds of carbon pollution.