Our NCCC farm is the very first project or workstation after orientation that our male residents form part of. It is headed up by our Farm manager.
It is vital that our residents follow a strict routine divided into physical work, spiritual growth, leisure activities and “Me” time.
Our Farm is home to the following livestock; sheep, pigs, lambs and chickens. It is the responsibility of the residents under the leadership and guidance of the farm manager to ensure that all the animals are well taken care of. We have just started a new turkey project with a male and female and are currently teaching our residents how to breed.
We farm a variety of fruit and vegetables; figs, peaches, apples, tomatoes, pumpkins, lettuce and green beans that when harvested are used in our centre for food for both our residents and staff.
Sheep Watch is one of the greater responsibilities on the farm, which involves counting and taking the sheep out each day to an allocated camp then leading them to their shed at noon where they are counted upon return.
When our residents leave the farm they will have a solid foundation of knowledge to take with them should they wish to pursue a career in the agriculture industries.