A visit to the countryside is a great way for people of all stripes to reduce stress and experience an improved sense of well-being. It is one reason why it is so important that opportunities are created for those who need a little extra support in order to access natural spaces. [Read more…] about Sensory-Rich Farm Visits Increase Well-Being in Disability Population
I got the chance to shadow Alex while he tended the vegetable garden made a true farm-to-table lunch– It was delicious! Alex told me that although autism is an undeniable part of his reality, he doesn’t feel like it defines him as a person. It was his interest and education in plants that led to his AmeriCorps VISTA position as a botanist at Madison Fields. Watch Alex’s story below: [Read more…] about Alex Cathcart | There is no Neurological Default
Last Friday, October 7th, 120 kindergarteners from College Gardens Elementary made a trip to Madison Fields, along with their teachers and chaperones.