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Natural Awakenings Fairfield Cty/Housatonic Valley, CT

Peter Yarrow at Friends of Autistic Benefit

Mar 25, 2011 04:06PM

Peter Yarrow

Friends of Autistic People (FAP) will hold a “Help Us Build the Farm” event on May 4 with Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary fame. The event will raise funds for a prototype Green Farm Academy for adult children with autism. It will be a living and learning innovative teaching facility, where adults with autism can live, enjoy nature-based education, work alongside peers and mentors, and thrive. The Farm is planned as an organic farm that will include animal-assisted therapy programs with rescue horses. Friends of Autistic People is dedicated to bringing about an environment where adults with autism can be assured of receiving high-quality care and assurance after they turn twenty-one.

The event will take placeon May 4 at a Greenwich waterfront home, with food by Thomas Henkelmann, and will include silent and live auctions. For information and RSVP, please phone 203.661.8510 or email [email protected] . Visit AutisticAdults.com