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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Hot Pepper Fest fires up Akron thanks to Shanti Farms

Highlights from the First Annual Akron Hot Pepper Festival!  It was a hot blast with standing room only!  We hope to make this a tradition in Akron celebrating the Hot Pepper culture of the Bhutanese and other Asian and African immigrant groups settling in Akron! HOT PEPPER FEST 2018  August 10  Patterson Park  North Hill Akron … Continue reading Hot Pepper Fest fires up Akron thanks to Shanti Farms

Shanti Farm’s 2018 fundraiser features “hottest” event all summer long!

What’s so “hot”about it? We believe that our garden produced the hottest pepper in all of northeast Ohio.  So, we are going to prove just that with a panel of gastronomical expert judges.  We’re taking on all challengers the night of August 3rd at Patterson Park to pick the hottest pepper.  We’ll soon be taking … Continue reading Shanti Farm’s 2018 fundraiser features “hottest” event all summer long!

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!

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