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Today's Date 03/16/19
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  • 03/16 Saturday
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Growing Community | Seed Starting & Early Spring Sowing
    10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    03/20 Wednesday
    Astronomy at Grace Farms | Spring Equinox
    8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    03/21 Thursday
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    03/23 Saturday
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
    Carrie Mae Weems Performance of Past Tense
    7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Grace Farms Tour

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River Building

River Building

Grace Farms and its River building were honored with a number of prestigious design awards from local, national, and international organizations. In addition to excellence in design, many of the citations recognized the unique mission of Grace Farms and the integration of social good into the concept of a publicly available space.

 

Project Goals

Architectural Directive

"Our goal with the River is to make the architecture become part of the landscape. We hope that those who are on the property will have a greater enjoyment of the beautiful environment and changing seasons through the spaces and experience created by the River."

 

— Sharon Prince, Chair and President

To create a venue of cultural interest and curiosity via open space, architecture, art, and design in hopes of providing people with a chance to do the following:

1. Experience Nature: Our aim is to draw people into this beautiful landscape, to enhance one’s experience of nature through all five senses, and to allow nature itself to inspire in us awe.

2. Foster Community: We hope to provide a warm, welcoming environment that fosters personal relationships through passive and active, social, and artistic activities.

3. Pursue Justice: We will offer resources and feature opportunities to improve lives by helping others, showing mercy, and advancing justice together.

4. Explore Faith: We will aspire to create an environment for reflection, study, discussion, and worship.

River Building Timelapse Aug 2013–Aug 2015