Join us on Thursday, October 12th @ 5:00 PM at Osamequin Farm for an engaging one-hour workshop followed by a bonfire hangout. This workshop, led by Sarah Newkirk, the founding director of Osamequin Farm, offers valuable insights into cooperative farming strategies and the advantages of resource-sharing.
Gain practical insights into establishing and maintaining shared infrastructure, equitable division of responsibilities, and effective communication among co-op members. Hear from Sarah about the evolution of the cooperative model from its inception to its present state. Additionally, we will look at the water systems used at Osamequin Farm, a case study in resource management and equity within the cooperative.
- Learn practical strategies for creating and maintaining a successful cooperative farming environment.
- Gain insights into shared infrastructure, responsibilities, and communication.
- Understand the evolution of Osamequin’s cooperative model and the lessons learned along the way.
- Connect with like-minded farmers and growers in New England who share your interest in cooperative farming and living.
Address: 80 Walnut St, Seekonk, MA 02771
Parking: Navigate to 80 Walnut St. Once on Walnut Street, pass the farm stand on your right, continue over the little white bridge, and park in the grassy field on your right side labeled “Parking” with a painted sign.
From there, continue walking down Walnut until you follow the left fork of the driveway to get to the barn. If you have any accessibility concerns, feel free to drive all the way to the barn and park there.
Rain or shine?: Light rain or shine