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About Dawn Farm

Dawn Farm is a Michigan addiction treatment center with an emphasis on the recovering community as the most important source of healing and recovery support for our clients. Dawn Farm is a a 501c(3) non-profit organization.

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Dawn Farm offers a continuum of addiction treatment and recovery support services.

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VideoA Life Rebuilt

Amy came to Dawn Farm's Spera Recovery Center feeling "broken and hopeless and like [she] didn't have a soul". In detox, she found others who felt the same way, but also found hope and faith.
Created by Adam Wright.

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Recent Posts

  • Sentences to ponder

    From the ATTC/NIATx blog (emphasis mine): Today public health leaders think using marijuana together with alcohol increases the risk for impaired driving. Tomorrow leaders of multinational corporatio

    Food Forest Swale

    A swale in the food forest.  A swale is a water harvesting ditch on contour. The swales in this field passively collect rain water and keep it in the field, slowly moving it through the soil, ins

    Dawn Farm 42nd Anniversary Jamboree

    September 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Free About the 2015 jamboree… Dawn Farm’s Jamboree is a celebration of 42 years—our annual birthday party! And you’re invited! Originally called our “Founder’s Day,” this event welcomes the community to join us for auctions, kids’ events, live music, great food and more! We welcome the whole family […]

  • Paw Paw Rice Pudding

    2 cups cooked brown rice 1 cup soy milk 1-1.5 Tbsp cornstarch (depends on how thick you want it)   1 cup pawpaw pulp 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp va

  • Recovery Celebrities?

    Bill White has a great post on anonymity and advocacy. He examines the changing cultural context for anonymity and the different functions of anonymity. On anonymity as a spiritual principle: When AA

    Jerusalem Artichoke

    Jerusalem artichokes are rich in inulin, a sugar that is not digestible by your body. However, it is very digestible by the bacteria in your gut and gas that they produce can be painful. This mak

    Thanks to our EMU volunteers!

    This semester, a group of social work students from EMU took on the daunting project of transforming a basement room at our 2208 employment center. The goal was a create a space for interview clothes, a small food pantry, and basic household supplies. These are the BEFORE pics: Our social work students made an AMAZING […]

  • Design, Rebranding and Cannabis

    Design/creative blog 99U looks at rebranding efforts in the cannabis industry: In the last few months, Christopher Simmons, creative director for MINE, has designed branding and packaging for several

    Growing Sober

    Dawn Farm was mentioned in an article in Modern Farmer magazine about therapeutic farms for addiction recovery! Rehabilitation programs on farms exist in the United States, too. “Meaningful work is part of the recovery experience,” says Jason Schwartz, clinical director at Dawn Farm, a small rehabilitation center in Ypsilanti, Michigan, where recovering addicts work in the […]