Now, I help w/ the chickens and other animals too. Daily morning feedings give me an opportunity to connect to the farm in a deeper way. I feel a great sense of purpose while starting my morning at dawn on the farm, surprisingly in Richmond.
The most exciting things about this organization is the people that run it and volunteer here. There is a growing community of volunteers who feel a sense of home on our farm. Seeing regular faces in a neighborhood I wouldn't expect to love has made my move feel like home.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I'd love to see this organization have more access to financial and land resources. Their mission includes creating sustainable, easy to build housing for groups of people to share, set among community farms and shared use or local resources. In order to do this, they need the cost/politics of land ownership/use to flow more freely. There are many volunteers and expanding interest, which is really exciting.
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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?