Our Strategic Partnerships
In recent years, Canterbury Shaker Village has established itself as a leader in redefining how mission-driven goals are balanced with limited resources.
The development of strategic partnerships with like-minded organizations and businesses is a key component of Canterbury Shaker Village’s evolution towards being a more dynamic and sustainable organization.
Together with these partners, Canterbury Shaker Village is transforming today’s museum into a living laboratory where agriculture, craftsmanship and historic preservation, culinary arts, and folklife traditions are explored in the context of the Shakers 200-year legacy.
The Canterbury Shakers recognized that their economic success was directly tied to their relationships with the outside world and economy. Today, this is no less true for Canterbury Shaker Village the museum. The museum’s strategic partnerships are simultaneously the solution to a specific economic problem and an opportunity for expanded mission-driven programming. Each partner was selected for their commitment to education, their shared values and their understanding of the Canterbury Shaker Village mission.
Our current partners include the Brookford Farm, Concord Food Co-op, Lakes Regions Community College Culinary Arts Program, & Preservation Timber Framing.