Birdsfoot Farm

Agency and Placement Location: 1263 County Route 25, Canton, NY

Transportation: Students must have a personal car to transport themselves or work together to coordinate transportation with other students attending placement.

Mission:  According to its website, "We are here at Birdsfoot Farm to create a sustainable, peaceful, nourishing life together with the land. We create this by working together in collaborative group process - each person influences our vision with her/his energy and interests. We practice sustainability by sharing and conserving resources. We open our community to share our knowledge and experiences of sustainable life skills. We are learners as well as teachers and encourage the exchange of ideas. We balance work, play, and time for ourselves. We are not dogmatic. We each decide our own "convenience needs", but there is a general understanding that we are trying to live simply."


  • Harvesting
  • Weeding
  • Apple picking and pressing
  • Many other farm related activities

Required Dress, Paperwork, and Training:

  • Long pants
  • Old clothes
  • No cell phone use, except in emergency or taking photos for CBL purposes (must get photo/video release form)


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