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

 

Full Moon Walk

Sunday, December 3, 4:30 PM

Greenways Conservation Area, Wayland

Meet at the cul-de-sac at the bottom of Green Way, off Rts. 126/27 in Wayland

Co-sponsored by Sudbury Valley Trustees

Leader: Katy Allen

Cost: $10 (free for SVT members)

RSVP: Click here to register.

 

Come out as twilight falls to walk through the woods, across the fields, and down to the Sudbury River, with the moon lighting our way. Bring your favorite story, song, or poem about the moon. All ages are welcome.

 

 

Early Winter Potluck Foraging

Thursday, December 7, 2:00 PM

Sue Dickerman Hall, Open Spirit

39 Edwards Street, Framingham

RSVP: info@oneearth.today or 508-358-5996

Suggested donation: $5-15

Leader: Katy Allen

 

Depending on the temperature and whether or not there is snow on the ground, we may harvest, prepare, and/or sample evening primrose and dandelion greens, wintergreen tea, dandelion roots, or other foods available at this time.

 

We'll begin outside and then go indoors to prepare our harvest.

Bring a trowel and clippers if you have them, and a bag, and a jar. If you have a prayer or reading related to foraging you'd like to share, bring that, too.

In the event of inclement weather this event could be cancelled or changed.

 

No one is turned away due to cost.

 

Winter Wonderland Walk
Saturday, December 16, 2:00 PM

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.

 

Will you have a real Christmas tree? If so, check to see if the tree is sprayed. If not, save some branches and let them dry out for our January foraging event.

 

Evergreen Goodies

Wednesday, January 10, 3:30 PM

Sue Dickerman Hall, Open Spirit

39 Edwards Street, Framingham

RSVP: info@oneearth.today or 508-358-5996

Suggested donation: $10-20, which includes supplies

Leader: Katy Allen

 

Bring your dried evergreen branches!

 

Weather permitting, we'll take a short walk to identify some evergreens and bring in a few fresh branches.

 

Indoors, we will explore the myriad ways to use evergreen needles for drinks, seasoning, sweets, and more and prepare a few for sampling.

 

If you have a prayer or reading related to foraging or evergreen trees that you'd like to share, please bring it along!
 

No one is turned away due to cost.

 

Winter Wonderland Walks

Saturday, January 13, 2:00 PM
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.

 

 

Mindfulness and Meditation on the Trail

Wednesday, January 17
10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Carol Getchell Nature Trail, Framingham
Meet at the end of Little Farms Road, off Elm Street.
RSVP: info@oneearth.today

Suggested donation: $5-15

 

Enrich your connection to the natural world and calm your spirit with Rabbi Katy Allen, One Earth Collaborative Facilitator, on a leisurely walk along the Sudbury with reflective activities and guided meditations. You may want to bring bug repellent and a water bottle.

 

Cancellation Possibility: In the event of bad weather this walk could be cancelled or changed. 

 
 

One Earth Projects

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Gardening 

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.

 

Foraging

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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