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freedom farm community, middletown, New York

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Address: 2407
middletown, New York  10940  
United States
Fax: 845 3868117
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 4
EIN: 03-0556099
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Mission Statement


MISSION STATEMENT: FREEDOM FARM COMMUNITY IS A CHRISTIAN-BASED YOUTH EDUCATION ORGANIZATION STRIVING FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE BY TEACHING ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE, SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE, AND HELPING YOUTH DISCOVER GOD’S TRANSFORMATIVE LOVE FOR EACH OF US AND FOR ONE ANOTHER. FREEDOM FARM IS A PLACE FOR: 1. YOUTH GROUPS, COLLEGE GROUPS, AND CHURCH GROUPS TO RETREAT, REFLECT, AND PLAN ACTION THAT WILL REDUCE VIOLENCE AND CULTIVATE PEACE IN INDIVIDUAL LIVES, COMMUNITIES, AND THE WORLD. EXAMPLE DISCUSSION TOPICS MIGHT INCLUDE: RACISM, CYCLES OF VIOLENCE, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, AND LIBERATION THEOLOGY (I.E. RELATE JESUS’ PARABLES TO OUR LIVES) 2. ORGANIC GARDENING FOR EDUCATION, SUSTENANCE, AND SHARING REACHING OUT TO YOUTH WITH LITTLE ACCESS TO GREEN SPACE AND FRESH ORGANIC PRODUCE THROUGH PROJECTS SUCH AS: *YOUTH EXPERIENCING THE BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE BY LEARNING ABOUT THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE WELLNESS OF THE EARTH AND OF OUR BODIES *YOUTH HARVESTING AND PREPARING ORGANIC PRODUCE TO EAT AT FREEDOM FARM *YOUTH HARVESTING AND SHARING PRODUCE WITH THEIR FAMILIES, NEIGHBORHOOD, AND PEOPLE WHO ARE HUNGRY 3. COMMUNITY BUILDING BRINGING TOGETHER PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE IN AN EFFORT TO BREAK DOWN BARRIERS THAT PERPETUATE MISUNDERSTANDING, INJUSTICE, AND VIOLENCE, AND BUILD BRIDGES OF PEACE, GROUNDED IN OUR COMMON IDENTITY AS CHILDREN OF GOD

Description


freedom farm grows food sustainably to serve communities in need- those who can't afford or don't have access to fresh produce. we use our christian background to reflect on and teach youth about God's message of love of others, self, and the all of creation.

freedom farm grows food sustainably to serve communities in need- those who can't afford or don't have access to fresh produce. we use our christian background to reflect on and teach youth about God's message of love of others, self, and the all of creation.

Mission Statement: MISSION STATEMENT: FREEDOM FARM COMMUNITY IS A CHRISTIAN-BASED YOUTH EDUCATION ORGANIZATION STRIVING FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE BY TEACHING ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE, SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE, AND HELPING YOUTH DISCOVER GOD’S TRANSFORMATIVE LOVE FOR EACH OF US AND FOR ONE ANOTHER. FREEDOM FARM IS A PLACE FOR: 1. YOUTH GROUPS, COLLEGE GROUPS, AND CHURCH GROUPS TO RETREAT, REFLECT, AND PLAN ACTION THAT WILL REDUCE VIOLENCE AND CULTIVATE PEACE IN INDIVIDUAL LIVES, COMMUNITIES, AND THE WORLD. EXAMPLE DISCUSSION TOPICS MIGHT INCLUDE: RACISM, CYCLES OF VIOLENCE, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, AND LIBERATION THEOLOGY (I.E. RELATE JESUS’ PARABLES TO OUR LIVES) 2. ORGANIC GARDENING FOR EDUCATION, SUSTENANCE, AND SHARING REACHING OUT TO YOUTH WITH LITTLE ACCESS TO GREEN SPACE AND FRESH ORGANIC PRODUCE THROUGH PROJECTS SUCH AS: *YOUTH EXPERIENCING THE BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE BY LEARNING ABOUT THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE WELLNESS OF THE EARTH AND OF OUR BODIES *YOUTH HARVESTING AND PREPARING ORGANIC PRODUCE TO EAT AT FREEDOM FARM *YOUTH HARVESTING AND SHARING PRODUCE WITH THEIR FAMILIES, NEIGHBORHOOD, AND PEOPLE WHO ARE HUNGRY 3. COMMUNITY BUILDING BRINGING TOGETHER PEOPLE FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE IN AN EFFORT TO BREAK DOWN BARRIERS THAT PERPETUATE MISUNDERSTANDING, INJUSTICE, AND VIOLENCE, AND BUILD BRIDGES OF PEACE, GROUNDED IN OUR COMMON IDENTITY AS CHILDREN OF GOD

Organizational Statement of Faith


BECAUSE WE ARE PEOPLE OF FAITH WHO BELIEVE IN A CREATOR GOD WHO LOVES CREATION, (INCLUDING THE RIVERS, FIELDS AND FORESTS, ANIMALS, AND EVERY HUMAN BEING IN THE WORLD), AND BECAUSE WE BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST, WHO RESTORED DIGNITY AND LIFE TO THOSE THAT SOCIETY DEGRADED, AND CLEANSED THE GREEDY AND HARD-HEARTED, WE DEDICATE OUR WORK ON FREEDOM FARM TO THE VISION OF A BELOVED COMMUNITY, WHERE ALL ARE LIBERATED FROM OPPRESSION AND ARE FREE TO CELEBRATE THEIR SACRED UNITY AND DIVERSITY.


Denominational Affiliations


Presbyterian/Reformed


Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Youth Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


No

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