TERRA FIRMA FARM INC

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Animals, Children & Youth, Education

Location: 330 Al Harvey Rd Stonington CT 06378 USA

Mission: Terra Firma Farm was created to operate as a working farm and educational academy for the communities of Southeast Connecticut. We provide a unique opportunity for educational, personal and physical development in order to enrich classroom curriculum, enhance awareness, foster an informed compassion, and evoke the desire to become an agent of change in our troubled and chaotic society. As a non-profit, educational organization, Terra Firma Farm promotes:- Agricultural education for people of all ages, particularly local public school students;- Hands-on, real life educational experiences for children of all levels of academic ability;- Utilization of the farm's land and animals as our teacher; - A local farm that provides food, education and pride in Stonington, Connecticut;- Responsible farming on the land with support from our entire community;- Sustainable agricultural techniques and humane animal husbandry;- Programs that reconnect children to the powerful agricultural heritage of the United States;- The preservation of a distinct regional identity and local tradition that will strengthen the curriculum of public education;- The essential connection between people, land and meaningful labor.

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Rating: 5 stars  

A wonderful place where kids learn life lessons through farming. Hundreds of chickens, rabbits, goats, sheep, ducks, a donkey and a cow provide chores and opportunities for learning and laughing.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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