Shanti Community Farms, Inc.

LogoWe are an educational urban farm project to train and empower new Americans and other alternative workers to learn and earn by participating in the local food movement.

We also strive to ensure that the Old World agricultural heritage ingrained in many of our members is preserved and cultivated and passed on to the next generations.

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North Akron Market debuts on Cinco de Mayo Saturday May 5th

The North Akron (Farmers) Market is a go!!! Thanks to Shanti’s partners:  North Akron CDC, Hibernian Club and The Exchange House.  The goal is to create a community event in a shared space and encourage entrepreneurship among our neighbors. The Market will run from 2pm to 7pm each Saturday starting May 5th through the summer until September … Continue reading North Akron Market debuts on Cinco de Mayo Saturday May 5th

Akron Community Foundation is Shanti Funding Partner for 2018!

We are so pleased to be part of the Akron Community Foundation (ACF) education grantee family for 2018!! ACF funds will support our Farm to School Program for Akron Public Schools. The contribution will asist us in upgrading our current youth garden and support student participation in a farmers market, vermicomposting and summer farm camp … Continue reading Akron Community Foundation is Shanti Funding Partner for 2018!

United North Hill Soccer Association reaching out for local biz support!

Shanti recognizes the need for preventative measures as a safeguard ensuring( the immigrant youth issues in other states (see what Minnesota is dealing with right now) does not gain a toehold. PIONEER PRESS ARTICLE ON SOMALI YOUTH GANGS Immigrant youth face extraordinary additional challenges that most other youth groups don’t, including differences in language skills between … Continue reading United North Hill Soccer Association reaching out for local biz support!

Shanti planting seeds for a boomin’, bloomin’ 2018 growing season

What’s new in the Shanti Garden for 2018?  A lot!!! We are so excited and optimistic about making it all happen. Let’s take out the looking-glass and look ahead:     FLURRY OF COMMUNITY GRANTS SUBMITTED We applied for many grants including NPP, Akron Community Foundation, GAR Foundation and USDA Urban Farming and Farm-to-School.  We … Continue reading Shanti planting seeds for a boomin’, bloomin’ 2018 growing season

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