Immigrant Focused Non-Profit

Shanti Community Farms

Empowering the new and established immigrant communities through education, programs, events, & community.

The Black Beanz

A few of our Shanti Farms kids have come together and formed the newest entertainment sensation, THE BLACK BEANZ! The Black Beanz are an African Dance Troupe taking Ohio by storm! Click below to: learn more about this amazing group,  see booking information, donate, buy merch, or sign up for the fan club!

Community Gardens

 

We have 3 main gardens spread out across the North Hill neighborhood in Akron, with plans to expand in 2022! Learn more about our gardens by clicking below!

 

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General Info

Program Director: Tom Crain

330.634.6489

info@shantifarmsoh.com

Location

240 E. Tallmadge Ave. Akron, OH

Program Hours

Monday-Sunday

8am – 5pm

Phone & Email

330.634.6489
info@shantifarmsoh.com

About Us

Education is one Shanti Community Farms main focuses. We work to provide immigrants both young and old with tutoring and to provide educational assistance programs. To learn more or volunteer, click below

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Yard Corps is what keeps us afloat. In the spring, summer, & fall we provide yard care services to the Akron (Summit County) community. In the winter we provide a snow shoveling service. To hire Yard Corps, find out more, or volunteer, click below.

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Look out the Black Beanz dance Crew are taking over the NE Ohio entertainment scene. This dance crew is comprised of our program participants originating from Africa. No matter the even the Black Beanz are sure to bring that extra bit of excitement! To BOOK the Black Beanz or for more information, click below!

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With the excitement of our African dane crew we have decided to officially launch our Nepali dance crew or.. ‘The Nepali Hot Pepper’. We are still working on the logistics to this program, so check back soon for more. If you have immediate questions please contact Shanti Farms today!

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Our Mission & Vision

Preserving the agricultural heritage of new Americans. Empowering them to learn and earn from the local food movement. We look to help form a stronger bond with the Akron community and the immigrant community that dominates the region.

Our Journey So Far

Our Program Director

“Shanti Community Farms was created in 2017 to assist and educate the immigrant community (both established and new to this country) through programs, education, and community programs. We are happy to still be running strong 4 years later!”

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Tom Crain

Program Director

THE BLACK BEANZ

Click below to learn more about Akron Ohios premiere African dance troupe!

Donate

Donations and grants are the two ways we keep our program going. All donations go toward Shanti Community Farms and our programs. Without your donations we could not be as successful as we are. Your donations are tax deductible. Thank you in advance.

Volunteer

Volunteers are as important as your donations. We have many programs and projects working simultaneously and can always use an extra helping hands. Use the button below to Contact us and let us know how you’d like to help.

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Testimonials

What the Community is Saying…

“Shanti Community Farms is a great asset to the Akron community. Many of their program participants are a part of the Akron Public School system and we see the positive effect this program has on the children.”

- Akron Public Schools Admin.

“Our family has had the pleasure of Yard Corps assisting us with many outdoor tasks. The help is much appreciated and the kids are always friendly and professional.”

- Akron Area Resident

“We had the Black Beanz at one of our recent events. Not only did they draw a huge crowd but everybody caught the dancing bug by the time they were finished. Would definitely reccomend them for any event or party!”

- Community Event Planner

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Get In Touch

Location: 240 E. Tallmadge Ave. Akron, OH

Telephone: 330.634.6489 / 330.328.5624

Email: info@shantifarmsoh.com

Program Hours: Mon – Fri / 8am – 4pm

Non-Discrimination Policy

Shanti Community Farms is in equal opportunity Non Profit organization. We seek to create a safe, creative and sustainable space for new immigrants while intergrating the surrounding Akron community. For more information please use our contact page.

 

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