Welcome! We are so pleased to share Seeds of Solidarity Farm and Education Center programs, resources and inspiration with you.
Please read our 2020 annual appeal letter with good news, plans for 2021, and uplifting photos. With your support we enter 2021 with renewed dedication, vision and stability to fulfill our mission to Awaken the Power to Grow Food Everywhere to transform hunger to health, and create resilient lives and communities. Use paypal or credit card to Make a tax deductible donation!
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.
Please join our mailing list here We would love to keep you informed of 2021 programs and small group workshops in our new solar powered farmstand and teaching space.
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.
As aligned with state guidelines and for the collective good, we were not able to hold an on-field Garlic and Arts Festival in 2020, but the festival website will get you to a new youtube channel with over 120 new and archived videos of performance, cooking workshops, energy conservation ideas, exhibitor behind the scenes and more.
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!