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Coming soon to Goochland, VA...

A different, alternative high-school.
Anticipated Opening 09.05.17

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Farm-based, skills-based, student centered learning

Learn core competencies, trade and life skills through farming.

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An active education

Equine science, goat-keeping, bee keeping, animal husbandry, agriculture,
mechanics, welding, carpentry, and more…

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Monthly off-farm adventures

Enjoy off-farm, team building, wilderness adventures each month.
From overnight white water kayaking and backpacking trips to rock climbing and caving adventures!

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Do you dream of learning in a real environment? Dream of leaving that desk and mundane, unrelated studies behind for some hands-on, real-world experience? Discover a new world of learning where

  • you learn at your own pace.
  • you create your own, real projects.
  • you can work outside and truly see the “fruits’ of your labors.
  • you will learn invaluable skills for life and work by doing, not just reading and listening.

Are you ready to take control of your education?

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As a business owner have you grown weary of the poorly prepared workforce candidates coming your way? Are you looking for people who can:

  • think?
  • work collaboratively?
  • adapt with your changing market?
  • analyze information and recognize trend changes before they happen?
  • communicate well?

Be part of a solution to prepare our young adults for the real world, for YOUR world...

Invest in YOUR future workforce!


You can make a difference in the future of education, impact a special student’s life, and help our business community all at the same time! The school and the students could use some startup help from a hero like you. We need supplies to get started which include:

  • Farm equipment
  • Fencing supplies
  • Gardening supplies
  • Commercial kitchen equipment
  • Computers, tablets and network equipment
  • Recreational equipment


Be a hero for your community!


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