The natural beauty of the 80 acres around the acclaimed “River Building” of Grace Farms is serene and encourages different people from the community to get together to discuss the problems that are plaguing society or just enjoy a nice walk through the serene trails of the New England community center that is close to the state border of New York. After looking around the expansive property that preserves bits of nature from the harm of man, it’s hard to imagine that it likely would have all been housing if Sharon Prince of the Grace Farms Foundation didn’t have a vision for it.
Sharon Prince Grace Farms offers many different programs and their President and Chair Sharon Prince encourages the community to engage in them in order to try to make the world a better place. These programs consist of different speakers and artists who are working with Grace Farms to spread their vision for the future of nature and the rest of the world. Sharon Prince. Along with these programs, visitors can explore the land on their own in order to explore the beauty of nature around them.
Sharon Prince was inspired by the property that Grace Farms is on and it helped her figure out how to go about developing it as a community center that respected nature. New England is a beautiful place and Sharon Prince was able to showcase this through Grace Farms while creating a place for her community and spirituality.
An article with Garage entitled, “Visiting Grace Farms in New Canaan, Where Pleasure and Purpose Converge”, discusses how Grace Farms draws on the idealism that inspired early settlers to create a just and equitable society.
Grace Farms is a place where people can go to escape from the stressors of everyday life. After purchasing the property, steps were taken to “enrich” the habitats that were on the 80 acres to encourage animals to make their homes. Prior to being Grace Farms, the property had been devoted to horses and not the ecosystem is used to be.
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