Sharon Prince is a nationally recognized businesswoman and the head of the Grace Farms Foundation. This nonprofit organization is a place for a community to gather. It’s a meeting place for people to talk reflect, create, and enjoy nature. She says they encourage learning at Grace Farms and the escape from the bustle of regular life.
Her foundation is a new type of community space that advocates for humanitarian issues and justice. Her organization is an example of a new model that will inform the next generation of community spaces. Grace Farms is on 80-acres of protected land and has buildings that seamlessly flow into nature. At this place, there is art, faith, justice, community, and nature to explore.’
Grace Farms is open six days each week. There is no charge to be there. They have various programs throughout the year for visitors to engage in. They often have thought leaders on site, new artwork, and people from diverse backgrounds. People are able to get close to nature and explore multiple paths across the property. The goal is to bring people together and foster positive changes.
Sharon Prince has been leading the Grace Farms Foundation since it was founded. She is the chair and president of the organization. She has provided this organization with a vision of what it can become through collective effort. She has partnered with public and private sector groups in order to facilitate learning and growth. They have a thoughtful mission statement and allow people from everywhere in the world to take part in their activities. She says that she has no doubt that Grace Farms will inspire similar community spaces to develop in the future.
More about Grace Farms and Sharon Prince’s role in the foundation backing it can be found in this article.
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