Farm

farmThe setting of Mountain States Children’s Home is a peaceful, secure place for the children to grow. The 155 acres of land provide the opportunity to have livestock and open space with plenty of room for children to stretch their legs.

The foresight of the founders in attaining the property provides an opportunity to be in a peaceful environment. Animals can be very therapeutic in nature.  Cultivated gardens help children understand the process and dedication that it takes to grow sources of food.  It teaches children the skill of gardening and the preparation of meals through their work.

Seeing the results of their labor is valuable for the teenagers as they watch the growth of animals or plants while taking part in the nurturing care.

Selling hay and pigs is a source of revenue for the farm operation.