Farming: To demonstrate
sustainable farming practices and reintegrate farming into the everyday
experience of people.
Construction: To demonstrate “green” construction and sustainable living design
and incorporate these practices into in-fill and redevelopment projects for
the benefit of the community.
Space: To provide outdoor spaces which encourage leisurely appreciation of the
natural environment and refreshment for the human psyche.
Reclamation: To preserve open space and to reclaim and revitalize abandoned or
Learning: To support and encourage independent, life-long learning.
Crafts, & Arts:
To support and encourage the practice of traditional and historical
skills and crafts and personally meaningful arts.
Community: To provide the opportunity for people to develop a sense of community
by engaging with others on more than a transactional or need-based level.
provide a place where people can experience generosity and attentiveness, come
to remember how worthwhile they are and how extraordinary the world is, and as
a result rediscover their own capacity for generosity to others and
attentiveness to the world around them.
To encourage members of the community to be active participants in
rather than merely observers of the above practices.