Organizers and Supporters

Some of the OrganizersThe North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival is organized by a volunteer committee of neighbors and Seeds of Solidarity Education Center, a non-profit organization. Supporters include the Forster/Stewart Family, and 200 community volunteers.  The members of the organizing committee are listed below (additional members are Hugh Davis and Robert Colnes).

Agriculture Ricky Baruc
Jeanette Fellows
Arts Lou Leelyn
Diane Nassif
Chef Demos Carol Hillman
Hope Davis
Community Grants Brian Eno
Community Organizations Lydia Grey
Exhibitor Ways to Participate Susan Lanfare
Family Stage Josefa Scherer
Food Laura Pepper
Brendan O’Neil
Healing Arts Phil Zahodiakin
Host Dory Forster
Kids Activities Deb Habib
Lydia Grey
Music Stage Doug Plavin
Organizing Committee Emeritus Bob Colnes
Parking Christine Bates
Recycling and Composting Deb Habib
Renewable Energy Janice & Steve Kurkoski
Site Operations Bruce Scherer
Volunteers Beverly Macleod
Sally Howe
Michael Moore
Word, Stories and Song Stage Paul Richmond
Treasurer Rachel Scherer