Community Farm Experiences

A Day At Homesteads for Hope: H4H is an intentional educational and vocational Community Farm, offering seasonal person-centered holistic programs for all individuals regardless of ability. This personalized approach to continuous learning builds upon unique individual strengths and encourages each participant to grow and improve in their own way. All class offerings, will be held in supportive and community collaborative environments.

  • Choices and interests govern H4H community farm experiences and are open to all abilities.

  • Classes are designed to support integrated concepts of blended learning by utilizing student preferred modalities, technology, and real time practical activities to promote pre-vocational skills mastery.

  • Three distinctive sessions will be held during, and throughout the day to accommodate all types of schedules.

  • The continuous development of new classes will rotate according to seasonal activity, and the many community events on the farm.

  • Classes are held both on and off site within the community and have a flex rotation with a fluid schedule.

  • Lunch is at leisure and flexible to the overall program. 

  • Individuals who require transportation to program site will need to provide for themselves. 

  • Individuals who want to participate in programs will need to pre-schedule their services. 

  • Everyone must be properly enrolled through application process before attendance

 

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Community Farm Experience

Learn the many skills of agriculture that a working farm has to offer, including greenhouse propagation, planting in the fields, composting, small animal care, product manufacturing, harvesting, and developing skills in the general store and farm market. 

Date: Monday - Friday

Time: 9am - 6pm

Cost: $35/hour  


 

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Ready! Set! Work! Experience

This Vocation & Community Based Experience develops a deeper understanding of the kinds of jobs that are available on and off the farm. Seasonal farming is not just about planting and harvesting, rather, it teaches authentic work skills and attributes that are needed for competitive employment. 

The program includes all facets of Seasonal Farming either on site or out in the working community. Activities include animal husbandry, carpentry, mechanics, masonry, landscaping, and business planning, marketing, and organically grown food production. These are some of the many skills that are introduced and then practiced over all four seasons in the context of a market Store viable operation that includes general work skills development classes, and “soft skills” based learning.

Date: Monday - Friday

Time: 9am - 3pm

Cost:

9 - 12 Project Workshop Development $35/hour

12 - 3 Project Skills Application $25/hour


Social Recreational Experience

Join in on the fun at the farm or out in the greater community through unique experiences with new friends. Activities include Health / Wellness, Outdoor Recreation, Social Events, Volunteering, Community Exploration and More!

Date: Monday - Friday

Saturdays & Sundays, TBD on Event Calander 

Time: 2pm - 6pm

Cost: $25/Hour*

*Discounted for Members: Please Call


Homesteads for Hope Community Classes are available to people of all abilities without distinction. Our program with its unique approach has community support for work experiences training in the morning and afternoon. Learn more about Self Direction and Front Door Opportunities here. If you have already gone through the Front Door or already self-directing services, you may fast track your registration by doing so online below:

For More General Information on Community Farm Classes Please Contact Us!

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