Care Farming, known also as Green Care Therapy or Social Farming, and reminiscent of the age old community based farm, has been gaining momentum since the late 80s. There are now thousands of such farms across many countries in Europe and Asia with rising numbers in the Americas. The research base and networks are also growing. On this page, we highlight a few resources. If you are interested in more research papers or possible networks in your area, please contact us by filling out the form below, calling us at 406.755.4968 ext. 37302 or by emailing one of the following:

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How Care Farming has evolved in the United States?

The Country Side of Care:   A Documentary by Dutch filmmaker, Sanne Hijlkema, about our very own Care Farm Program in the Flathead Valley.

How Care Farming has developed internationally?

Also, some great short movies, giving you a feel for what Care Farms are:

And an overview of the effect of Care Farms for people living with Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s: 

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