Roots & Dreams and Mustard Seeds Inc.

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In providing mutual aid and development support, our mission is to empower  vulnerable communities in the creation of  worker co-ops, housing cooperatives, and community owned real-estate. Working collaboratively with local, regional, and federal partners to build out grassroots solidarity economy initiatives here in Pittsfield, MA and surrounding Berkshires, we can better enable socially just and equitable economic futures for ourselves and our communities.


The Olive Tree Branch

We’re pleased to partner with The Bower Studios in Amherst, MA and Faire Wholesale Market to start a small shop that will support our not for profit work.  These plantable seed cards grow Bird’s Eye, Clarkia, Black Eyed Susan, Sweet Alyssum, Catchfly and Snapdragon. We have boxed sets so you can share with family and friends just in time for Spring!
Check back often to see new products!


Thank You for Your Support!

A HUGE thank you to our partners!

We are an interdependent organization mobilized and carried by the grassroots efforts of our community. With out you, our momentum is lost and we feel alone in carrying out the shifts we envision to create a more just and equitable Berkshires.

Did you know you can support us by becoming a member? All members, both working and due's paying, receive our quarterly newsletter, are invited to our bi-yearly feasts, have opportunity to sit on our Board, and have voting rights in regards to our major organizational moves decided at our annual meeting. As set out by our by-laws, members can be individuals or organizations!

Berkshire Co-op Market


18 Degrees

Supporting Rose & Cole's Transport from inception until now!

Jacob's Pillow, Flying Cloud Institute, Williams Theater Festival,The Mount, The Mastheads

Arts Organizations who partner in fostering sustainability for Rose & Cole's Transport.

Manos Unidas Co-op

Team Partner in building co-ops led by Latino people and in creating equitable change among Pittsfield's most vulnerable community members! One of the lead organizer's of Nuestro Resurje Proyecto!

$15,000 in Community Member Donations this year!

We need you!

You're a change maker too!  Fill out a this form to become a member today! Dues paying and/or working memberships available! After filling out a membership form, donate here!


Contact Roots & Dreams and Mustard Seeds Inc.

Pittsfield, MA 01201


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