April 29th is the 9th Annual Ride for Recovery!

The Ride for Recovery is a family-oriented fitness event that will help to provide critical support to Dawn Farm by raising funds for our continuum of services to assist addicts and alcoholics in achieving long term recovery. The 8th Annual Ride for Recovery offers...

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...

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...

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,...
Sobriety . . . with style

Sobriety . . . with style

Sometimes a single event makes the difference. Kevin has never been to Dawn Farm for treatment—not our Detox, residential or even outpatient. But Kevin’s story is profoundly linked to the Farm. On a Tuesday night in 1998, in Dawn Farm’s living room,...

Partnership with Abundant Michigan

I wanted to pass on this blog post that our friend Jesse (the leader of the permaculture group we’ve been working with) made recently. Very exciting stuff! It’s a great post and includes drawings of the plans for this coming year. ==================== AMPY...

Thanks U of M Law!

A BIG Dawn Farm thank you to the U of M Law School Students for spending their service day with us at the Farm!A little bit of gardening, some painting, sprucing up of the Gift Shop and lots more made for a fun-filled, productive day! Thanks!   Post by Dawn...

Worm Farming

One of the more exciting developments out here at the farm has been the revamping of our compost system. We had thrown the whole thing together out in the field behind the garden with bins made from t-posts and old bunk bed frames. Within these bins, we piled high all...