Echoing Hope Ranch in Arizona is an autistic home where its residents and participants work on the farm, whether with the food directly or with the business side. The ranch also benefits consumers by offering its produce, and equally important, a connection to and knowledge about the land, for $200 per season.

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Echoing Hope Ranch —  a nonprofit organization —  serves as a home for autistic adults, encouraging independent living.

Participants work on the ranch through its food and animal program for a “livable wage,” said Debra Baile, the ranch’s interim executive director.

A CSA farm is two-fold, benefitting both the ranch and consumers, Duncan added.  

For $200 a season (nine weeks), a customer will have access to fresh produce and knowledge about land.

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