Nestled into the curves of the Vermillion River, Bellwether Farm is a camp, retreat, and education center dedicated to exposing the wider community to the creation that sustains all of life. As a working farm, its life focuses on four primary activities.
Facilities & Grounds
Bellwether Farm is a unique and affordable option for your next gathering. The center offers brand new facilities featuring a green technology, renewable energy, and water reclamation systems.
Bellwether Farm Camp, Retreat, and Education Center offers a model for sustainable living that promotes physical and spiritual wellness, fidelity to the environment, and social justice by incorporating farming, food production, and environmental stewardship into land-based educational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.
In the heart of the Diocese of Ohio, Bellwether Farm provides sacred space that awakens our senses to all that is possible in God’s creation and inspires us to live more lightly on the earth. It is a place where we teach and model a stewardship that conserves, protects, and deepens the integrity and biodiversity of that which God has provided us in this precious gift.
Through the integration of service, learning, worship, and play, we can foster a sense of community that reaches beyond the traditional limits of our churches to serve people across the region in a transformational way.
The Episcopal Diocese of Ohio has partnered with a variety of institutions, organizations, and businesses in Northern Ohio to provide innovative programs that serve targeted populations, including economically disadvantaged children and families.
Bellwether Farm is a model of green technology featuring passive buildings, renewable energy, and more. It is a vehicle through which we can teach the wider community about fidelity to the environment, nutrition, physical and spiritual wellness, local food sourcing, food justice, and sustainable living.
Volunteer around Bellwether Farm. Opportunities are posted as they become available.