In these times and all times, we extend strength, wellness, and resilience to you and yours. We have developed many 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. Plus, be inspired by our new book! Please see the modifications we have made to our 2020 workshop schedule as a result of COVID-19
NEW! We created a Recipes for Wellness Booklet with economical recipes for all seasons, healthy living tips, gardening ideas, and ample inspiration. Enjoy it as our gift to you. (Please note: we wrote it during COVID-19 but not for COVID-19; always refer to CDC advice for any activities that take place in public settings)
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. This year, we will also be holding Garlic Saturdays from mid Sept to Mid Oct at our farm where you can learn to grow your own and buy garlic for planting and eating. Stay tuned for details.
Seeds of Solidarity is a co-founder of the North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival, an event that ignites regional art, agriculture and economy while zero-waste- producing only two bags of trash for over 8,000 people. Visit www.garlicandarts.org to stay connected to hopes and plans for this year’s revised events.
Our Seeds of Solidarity tag line is Grow Food Everywhere, and we hope you will watch our new video– Grow Food [and Dance!] Everywhere with the Seeds of Solidarity founders and family, finding moments of joy in farm quarantine (along with getting plenty of food out to our community and those in need).
New Book! We are excited to announce the publication 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. It is now available from Levellers Press! Check out MakingLoveWhileFarming.org for description, praise, interviews and book release events You can follow MakingLoveWhileFarming on FB and Instagram too.
Seeds of Solidarity Education Center Inc. is a non-profit 501©(3) organization.
Our 2020 education programs are made possible through grants from:
The Green Leaf Foundation
Heywood Healthcare Charitable Foundation
Community Development Block Grant/Town of Orange
Greenfield Farmers Cooperative Exchange;
Opioid Task Force; Rose Community Foundation; Mako Foundation
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts/Donor Advised Funds
And wonderful contributions from Individuals Like You!
A hearty thanks to Flat Rock Disc Golf for their great winter benefit event!.
Get Info on our events like our Solidarity Saturday visiting days and Grow Food Everywhere workshops. Enjoy reading ‘Farming in Solidarity,’ a Huffington Post interview with Seeds of Solidarity founders Ricky Baruc and Deb Habib as well as many other free resources and publications.
Here is a new piece by cofounder and educator Deb Habib, Ed.D on parenting in a pandemic
We do 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!