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 - 12pm

Cost: $75/session per day

Age: 18+


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Ready! Set! Work! Experience

This Work Readiness Skills Program 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. This experience results in internships and employment at the Farm Store from 3-6pm slots. 

Date: Monday - Friday

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Cost: $50/session per day

Age: 18+


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: