Welcome! We are so pleased to share Seeds of Solidarity Farm and Education Center programs, resources and inspiration with you.
Seeds of Solidarity “Awakens the Power to Grow Food Everywhere to transform hunger to health, and create resilient lives and communities.”
Yes! Our farmstand at 165 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange is now open, Daylight hours, self-serve, currently stocked with salad greens and more to come. Heritage Fields farm eggs and Knectel Farm maple syrup too!
Our new program, Solidarity Farmshares, will provide 40 North Quabbin households that are low to moderate income with “veggie bucks,” a container garden, and recipes. Get details and download the application here (due May 20). (word doc version)
We are deeply grateful for your tax-deductible contributions that will make possible our programs. You can make a secure on-line donation here. Every gift is meaningful! Please view our annual newsletter with inspiring program updates and photos!
Please join our mailing list. We would love to keep you informed of Seeds of Solidarity happenings. Note our phone number is now 978-544-7564 (landline not cell). Our farmstand at our site, 165 Chestnut Hill Road Orange MA will open in mid April!
We offer many free resource materials to regenerate soil, restore climate and revitalize community. Peruse archived newsletters rich with ideas and inspiration, watch our Video on the No-till Cardboard Method. and find many more free guides and articles throughout our website. Enjoy our Recipes for Wellness Booklet with economical recipes for all seasons, healthy living tips, gardening ideas, and ample inspiration. Plus, be inspired by our book. If you received a seed packet in the annual mailing and/or want to watch a fun video with a recycled milk jug for winter sowing, go to our Growing Food page.
Our education and food justice programs are funded through valued donations and grants. Use paypal or credit card to Make a tax deductible donation!
Seeds of Solidarity Education Center is a non-profit organization based in Orange MA that innovates programs to awaken the power among people of all ages–from toddlers to teens to people who are incarcerated– to Grow Food Everywhere to transform hunger to health, and create resilient lives and communities. The organization is based at solar-powered Seeds of Solidarity Farm which uses agroecological methods to regenerate soil, restore climate, and build community food resilience. Seeds of Solidarity is located at 165 Chestnut Hill Road, Orange, MA where you will find our seasonal farmstand stocked with fresh greens and produce from April to November.
Our Book! Get your copy of Making Love While Farming: A Field Guide to a Life of Passion and Purpose, by Seeds of Solidarity founders Ricky Baruch and Deb Habib for winter reading and holiday gifts. It is available from Levellers Press and they can send it to you or your people. Check out MakingLoveWhileFarming.org for description and praise. You can follow MakingLoveWhileFarming on FB and Instagram too.
Seeds of Solidarity Education Center Inc. is a non-profit 501©(3) organization.
Our 2021 education programs are made possible through grants from:
The Green Leaf Foundation
Fallon Health, Heywood Healthcare
Community Development Block Grant/Town of Orange
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts
Greenfield Farmers Cooperative Exchange
Foundation for Community Justice
Opioid Task Force; Rose Community Foundation; Mako Foundation
And wonderful contributions from Individuals Like You!
Get Info on our events like our Solidarity Saturday visiting days and Grow Food Everywhere workshops. We provide consulting on educational program development and regenerative, no-till farming methods, and offer keynotes at conferences. Please contact solidarity@ seedsofsolidarity.org regarding fees.
We are truly grateful for your interest in our organization and farm!