Author: Crystal Eastman

Event: Family Nature Day

Event: Family Nature Day

Please join us for a free event appreciating Mother Nature! On Saturday, November 5th, GreenFriends Farm will host a family nature day in the orchard for parents and children from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.  The program is designed to develop awareness of nature. Activities will include […]

Workshop on June 26 – It Starts With the Soil: Improving Soil Fertility for a Thriving Garden

Workshop on June 26 – It Starts With the Soil: Improving Soil Fertility for a Thriving Garden

Register Here Join us at GreenFriends Farm with Peter Ash on Sunday, June 26th! Learn how to improve the biology of your soil so your plants thrive! Healthy soil can naturally protect plants from pests, diseases, drought and even flooding without harmful pesticides or herbicides. […]

Eco-Day on May 7

Eco-Day on May 7

We are so excited to celebrate nature at the farm! Greenfriends Farm and Amrita Bala Kendra San Ramon are happy to welcome families with children to a free Eco education event to celebrate Earth Day. Please sign up soon if you plan to attend, so […]

GreenFriends Farm Shop

GreenFriends Farm Shop

GFF is very excited to announce that the online shop is open for business. All the fresh fruits and products, such as delicious jams and dried fruits, are loving grown and produced at the farm. We grow produce in harmony with nature – free of […]

Bags of Hope

Bags of Hope

Friends of GreenFriends Farm harvested, collected, bagged, and personally distributed 126 “Bags of Hope” to three encampments in the Santa Clara region of California – one of them being the biggest encampment of the ‘unhoused’ in America. Each bag included a loaf of bread, a […]

On the Farm 2020-2021

On the Farm 2020-2021

Please stay in touch. We will open up for volunteers and ecological farming events as soon as we are able and it is safe to do so. If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive occasional updates about farm events, please […]

COVID CHALLENGE

COVID CHALLENGE

We feel fortunate that we have, although very few in number, a team of long-time dedicated volunteers who we could allow to participate in orchard seva (selfless service), as long as they social distance and wear masks.  And now as more of our semi-regular and […]

Beehives

Beehives

We have 3 bee hives so far, which are lovingly watched over by a team of 5 dedicated devotees.  During the fire season of 2020, many of them perished from the heavy toxic smoke that drifted into the Bay Area.  Today 2 hives have come […]

Wild Pigs

Wild Pigs

At one point wild pigs started tearing up the entire orchard, damaging irrigation lines, etc.  Even after the fence line was mended, evidence of pig activity was still found inside the Maha orchard.  It was a mystery that lasted some days.  Finally they were discovered […]

Bird Houses

Bird Houses

Devotee families were invited to build bird houses to attract more song birds to the ashram grounds.  They let loose their creative talents.  Beautiful to our eyes, we await the first signs of nesting and the flitter flutter of new birdies.