Finca Luna Búho

At A Glance

Location: 

Cheshire, Massachusetts

Primary Issue Area:

  • Living Economies
  • Land & Water

Active since:

2007

Tax Status:

Ad-hoc

Core volunteers:

6

Our Purpose

Finca Luna Búho is an Afro-Indigenous nourished collaborative carespace, centering and holding the voices and decision making of those living in marginalization and at the intersections of these lived experiences. We are located on unceded Mohican land in the so-called northern Berkshires of western Massachusetts. In 2007, we began this land collective to create a rural place of refuge, knowledge sharing and intimacy-with-land that centers BIPOC, immigrant, queer, trans, poor, and disabled communities. We offer space for gatherings, change-making & justice organizing, healing, farming and mutual/intimate land and nature connection. Finca Luna Búho is a place where people can seek trust-based space and inspiration, creatively be and collaborate for community restoration and flourishing.Our work is centered around providing both the services and the physical space to support marginalized communities in the so-called northern Berkshires. As Indigenous people who have been removed from their land and culture, as Afro-Indigenous immigrants that have come to the US from places deeply affected by US imperialism, as transracial adoptees and other lived experiences that have separated us from land and nature, access isn’t the only need. There is a fundamental need to feel at ease, mend, heal, rest, share; to create home in a manner that is deeply rooted within the community, while holding space for the beauty and tending of our own cultures and experiences.