Farmer = Individual with Developmental Disabilities
A structured program providing meaningful activities in local communities, including vocational training, academic advancement and avenues for using special talents and abilities. Our goal is to increase autonomy and self-reliance, empower choices, maximize dignity, and encourage positive social interactions and healthy lifestyles. Program hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Read More
Providing vocational experiences for junior high and high schools and individuals exploring vocations through job skills development in our markets, gardens, commercial kitchens and special events. Our goal is to help Farmers gain critical thinking skills and practical vocational experience. Activities occur throughout the school day in two-hour sessions on a weekly, monthly or occasional basis. Read More
Providing career exploration and discovery activities based on individual abilities, skills and interests. Our goal is to provide meaningful activities that support job skills development, vocational exploration and, ultimately, employment. Services are highly individualized and occur during weekdays. Read More
Providing social, wellness and life-skills activities on-site and throughout the community during select evenings and weekends. Activities include a variety of planned outings, recreational experiences and unique events. Ongoing lifestyle classes center around healthy meal preparation and baking. A week-long summer camp focuses on life, social, recreation and team building skills. Camp activities occur during the weekday at our Farm and in the community. Read More
The Farmer's House offers a summer enrichment camp for people with developmental disabilities which provides opportunities to actively engage in vocational, leisure and recreational activities. Camp is designed to focus on individualized vocational skills, social development, physical activity, along with life skills. Most importantly, participants leave with a new sense of self-confidence and purpose. Summer Enrichment Camp is June 26 -30, click to sign up and for additional information, The Farmer's House Summer Enrichment Camp.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 provides that “no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”