Michaela Farm, embodying the Franciscan spirit, nurtures sustainable relationships among land, plants, animals and humans, and utilizes resources to fulfill its goals.
There is no Farm News column for June and July. To keep up with all things Michaela Farm, join us on Facebook and Instagram. There you will find the lists of products available in the farm store on a daily basis and keep up with the harvest viewing Emma's perspective through her photos of farm life. Join us anytime 8:00 AM to dusk.
|Michaela Farm Article on Success in Conservation|
|This article is written by Evan Divine a District Conservationist in Franklin County for the Natural Resources Conservation Service-an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He wrote this article to highlight the successes that Michaela Farm in Oldenburg has displayed over the past few years. The farm is unique because it has a rich history tied to Oldenburg's beginning, and taking care of the land is one of their top priorities. Click here to read the article: Michaela Farm-Getting Back To Their Roots|
Welcome to Michaela Farm! The farm derives its name from Sister Michaela Lindemann, one of the first women to join the new congregation of the Sisters of St. Francis in 1851, who began directing the work on the then newly acquired land in 1854.
Merging agriculture, education and spirituality, Michaela Farm builds on and enfleshes the Franciscan value of "just relationships with all Creation." This value is core to our attitudes toward Earth and is a source of inspiration and motivation for our work. We express this value by these actions:
- Simple living
- Seeing all (creation) as "kin"
- Respectful use of resources
- Striving for sustainability
- Gratitude, hospitality and sharing
Michaela Farm is located among the rolling hills of Southeastern Indiana.
Michaela Farm and its store are open 8:00 a.m. until dusk. For information call: 812-933-0661