One Earth Collaborative

One Earth Collaborative seeks to deepen our spiritual connection to the Earth

through programs for all ages that strength our bonds to the web of the Universe.



Upcoming Events


Winter Wonderland Walk

Saturday, January 20, 2:00 PM Note date change!
Upper Mill Brook Conservation Area
107 Concord Road, Wayland
Meet in the back of the parking lot beside Peace Lutheran Church
Leader: Fran Pollitt


Enjoy nature in winter and a walk beside the water and through the woods with reflections on healing, gratitude, courage, mindfulness, patience. Bring a story, reading, song, or reflection to share if you would like.



Full Moon Walk

Thursday, February 1, 7:00-8:00 PM

Greenways Conservation Area, Green Way, Wayland

Meet in the parking lot at the bottom of the hill.

(75 Green Way for GPS)

Donations to One Earth Collaborative are welcomed.



Come out in the evening to enjoy the moonlight with Rabbi Katy Allen of One Earth Collaborative. In the light of the moon we’ll walk across the fields and down to the Sudbury River without the need for a flashlight. Bring a poem, reading, story, or song to share. All ages are welcome. 




Maple Syrup Extravaganza!!!

Sunday, March 11, 2:30-4:30 PM

2:00 Fire-starting program begins

Outdoors and Edwards Hall, Open Spirit

39 Edwards Street, Framingham

Suggested donation: Adults $10, Children $5

Family maximum $30


Enjoy a maple tree extravaganza! We will tap maple trees on the grounds of Open Spirit and boil down sap into maple syrup. Depending on the weather and snow, the program will vary in details. 


Join in the "Tree Yoga" led by Rev. Debbie Clark. Try your hand at a Community Tree Art  facilitated by Patrick and Samela St. Pierre. Weather permitting, Michael Corthall will teach fire building at 2:00 pm before the main program begins.  We'll boil down the sap over the open fire (or on the stove), roast some marshmallows, maybe have sugar-on-snow, build snow people, take a walk on the nature trail, play games, or write tree poems. Other leaders include Rabbi Katy Allen and Nancy and Danny Gaulin. All ages are welcome!



One Earth Projects

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Join in learning about, designing, installing, and maintaining gardens, including a perennial food forest garden in front of Edwards Hall. 


Community Compost

The community compost will provide composting for the entire campus, as well as for those in the community with no composting available at home.



Learn about wild edible foods that grow abundantly in our area and how to add them to your diet.


Nature Walks

Make the spiritual connection to the natural world on guided full moon walks and daytime walks with a spiritual focus. 


Children's Programs

Help your children grow their love of the natural world through informal and joyous outdoor programs. 

One Earth Collaborative is a project of Open Spirit in Framingham, MA, and provides a home for those who share concern and passion about the Earth and its its inhabitants.


One Earth Collaborative builds and maintains with organizations in the Metrowest area. Click here to read about our partners.


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