It takes all kinds –
Jan. 10, 2021 – Stopped at the gate by Zuzana Poláčková, one of the staff at Hope Farm, Ainsley bleated her disapproval then trotted by the chickens in their coop across the field from two large greenhouses.
Along with the farm portion on the Point Edward property is Hope House, a live-in recovery home for women healing from substance abuse disorders. It opened almost three years ago and since then it has grown to include a farm and small business that makes products, including goat milk soap. “The goats were given to us when we first opened. And the thing about goats is they multiply,” said Dr. Laura Whyte, chair of the board of directors for Hope House and co-founder of the project, laughing.