Angelic Organics Learning Center
Caledonia, Illinois, USA
MissionAngelic Organics Learning Center builds sustainable local food and farm systems through experiential education and training programs in partnership with rural and urban people.
We envision a dynamic and enduring partnership between farmers and consumers who strive for economies, ecologies, and cultures that respect the land and honor the people who work it, know healthy food as a human right, celebrate the beauty and mysteries of life and the living earth, encourage authenticity and self-reliance and cooperation, and are sustainable over many generations.
What We DoThe Learning Center is focuses on three ares: Farmer Training, On Farm Education and Urban Farm Education.
Stateline Farm Beginnings(r) is a yearlong program, with 100+ contact hours of class time, designed to help aspiring and beginning farmers plan and launch a sustainable farm business. Participants develop holistic farm and financial planning skills, explore emerging opportunities, and network with experienced regional farmers.
Angelic Organics Learning Center coordinates Roots & Wings in Rockford, Illinois. This network of community-based organizations is committed to community and youth development through urban agriculture. The main growing location is located in Blackhawk Courts, a property owned by Rockford Housing Authority.
Roots & Wings grows vegetables using organic and sustainable techniques, while also motivating, educating, and inspiring youth and adults to be leaders and role models.
Angelic Organics Learning Center offers a wide variety of programs and classes where kids, adults, and families experience a real working farm while discovering connections between our land and the food we eat