Rippling Waters Organic Farm
Promoting Community Food Security through Education, Action, & Service
Take a look around this website and you’ll get a feeling and a glimpse about Rippling Waters Organic Farm. A non-profit farm dedicated to promoting food security through education, action, and service. We want to help you grow your own food and we grow your food through organic broad-acre permaculture methods and our mantra is “Sustaining the Soul of Organics”. Hope you enjoy and can visit us some day.
Help us promote food security!
Are you passionate about sustainable agriculture? Permaculture?
Food justice? Food security?
Farm to school education…all of the above?
Well, we are looking for several bright, energetic people to join our volunteer board and help strengthen our programs to promote all of the above in the Greater Portland area. If you can contribute your time, thoughtfulness, and leadership one evening a month, and are interested in exploring this opportunity, please send a brief letter indicating your interest as well as your educational background and other relevant information to Richard Rudolph at Rippling Waters Farm, 55 River Road, Steep Falls, ME. 04085.
Help us continue with our Permaculture Design and Practices at the Farm and with our Farm to School Projects in 2013.
Donate Now: Read our Annual Appeal letter.
JUST POSTED: Read a letter from our infamous writer and permaculture advisor, Stowe, about our current permaculture practices.
Congratulations to our Summer Production Team
Congratulations to our Season 2013 Team: Farm Apprentices: Spencer from Steep Falls, Maine and Jake from Austin, Texas and Heather from Bellrica, Massachusetts. School Garden Apprentice: Liz from Massachusetts. Our returning Journeyperson and Field Supervisor: BrennaMae of Parsonsfield, Maine and our previous journeypeople: Marina and Stowe of Limington, Maine. Farm Manager: Julee of Steep Falls, Maine and of course Executive Director: Richard of Rippling Waters, Standish, Maine.
And our wonderful WWOOFERS: Tiffany and Rill!
Volunteers can join the Summer Team, too.
We still have volunteer educational positions available: 4-6 Workshare Volunteers, 8-12 WWOOFers, and 3-4 College Interns.
Volunteering at Rippling Waters enables you to learn: organic, sustainable farming methods; Permaculture Design; School Garden Educational work; teaching youth and adults about gardening; about medicinal herbal hoop gardening; and garden labyrinths.
We always look forward to our new team each year. Email us for more information or to signup: email@example.com.
We would like to thank all those who have provided funding over the years:
Annie’s Homegrown, Evangelical Luthern World Hunger Project, Gorham Savings Bank, Francis Hollis Brain Foundation, Francis R. Dewing Foundation, Lowell Foundation, Maine Ag in the Classroom, Maine Community Foundation, Maine Initiatives, National Resource Conservation Service, Narragansett Number One Foundation, Sadie and Harry David Foundation, Sanford Institution for Savings, Virginia Hodgkin Somers Foundation and the USDA. We also want to thank individual donors and local businesses who provide financial support as well.