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.”
We are happy to announce…Garlic Saturdays! Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2 and 9 from 12 to 5PM at our farmstand. The garlic is beautiful this year and we’ll have over 10 varieties of seed garlic, plus culinary garlic, braids, and farmstand goodies, along with tips to grow your own, activities, farm tours, and visiting artists. Neighbor Lydia Grey will have her studio with beautiful wood fired pottery open on these same days. And on Saturday September 18th, enjoy a pop up marketplace of artists down the road at 60 Chestnut Hill Road. Learn more about the pop up market place and other ways the NQ Garlic and Arts Festival is spreading love and positivity this year.
Registration is now open for our Women Healing Women Healing Earth Create and Explore summer workshops. We’ve got a terrific line-up of cooking, wellness, and creativity workshops. These are live, small group at our site. Priority is to low-moderate income women with half of the spots reserved for North Quabbin women. These are offered free of charge thanks to generous supporters. Click here for descriptions and info to pre-register. Act soon, many will fill!
Click to learn more about our 2021 workshops and events. And here’s the colorful calendar you can put on your fridge! We are excited to share and hope you enjoy our NEW Women Healing Women Healing Earth Video and programs for local women. Inspired by the five women featured in the video, we offer some ideas and practices for self, land, and community care that women (and others) everywhere may enjoy.
Please join our mailing list here. We would love to keep you informed of our April opening date and Solidarity Inspiration series at our new solar powered farmstand and teaching space.
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.
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 2020/21 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
Opioid Task Force; Rose Community Foundation; Mako Foundation
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts
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!