Folk Soul Farm
community & Holistic education Center
Weaving waldorf education, preserving traditional skills
FolkSoul Farm is a Non-Profit Community and Holistic Education Center located in Ashland, Oregon. FolkSoul Farm's mission is to help educate, elevate and empower the next generation of change makers by creating a living, working visible model of sustainable and holistic living. FolkSoul Farm strives to awaken and inspire each students’ innate potential by educating his or her mind, body and spirit through an immersive experiential outdoor farm-based curriculum with ecology and environmental stewardship woven into the program's foundation.
FolkSoul Farm educates children for the whole of life, using the curriculum and educational principles of Waldorf Education. At FolkSoul Farm, we develop lifelong learners who give purpose to their lives and communities. Our programs foster reverence for nature and environmental stewardship, with the goals of awakening and inspiring students’ critical thinking, emotional intelligence and artistic expression, preparing them to bring relevant contributions to the world. We enthusiastically work and serve in the world community as stewards of social and ecological renewal.
head heart and hands
NOURISHING the whole child through holistic education
If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow
We at FolkSoul Farm seek to act in increasingly creative, collective and intentional ways while integrating a diverse community of children, families, and mentors. Our current offerings include a Early Childhood Program, and a Grades Cooperative, taught by Waldorf Certified Teachers. We also offer a Farm Stewardship Program, a Parenting Education Series, Community Work Parties, Community Crafting Events as well as Youth Farm Camps held over school breaks. Future youth and adult programs include Permaculture Design, Ecological Restoration, Animal Husbandry, Biodynamics, Reskilling and more.
Owned and managed by a team of waldorf educators, farmers, permaculturalists and outdoor enthusiasts, all of whom share a deep passion for lifelong learning.Learn more
Located in beautiful Southern Oregon, FolkSoul Farm is guided by principles of permaculture and biodynamics, integrating pasture-rotated livestock, with annual and perennial crops.Learn more
FolkSoul Farm offers innovative educational programs that emphasize an individual’s relationship to the natural world while promoting respect for the environment and humankind.Learn more
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FolkSoul Farm admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic group