Would you like an exciting and supportive work environment?

We are currently accepting applications for substitute Direct Service Professionals. We are looking for caring individuals with the desire to help each of our farmers reach her/his maximum potential. Please stop by the farmhouse to fill out an application. We look forward to seeing you!

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Christmas Craft Sale

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Annual Meeting 2014

Please join us at our Annual Meeting

Monday, November 10th, 2014 

6:00-7:30 PM  

Hiram College Dinning Hall    

6832 Hinsdale St

Hiram, OH44234. 

There is a cost of $8.25 per person for dinner which is paid by cash or credit at the door.

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Produce Stand

Our  veggie stand is open today!  Come and get our fresh red romaine lettuce, collard greens and beets.  We also have parsley, sage, dill, chives and mint!  While you are here come up to the barn for some farm fresh eggs – only $2.50 per dozen!

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Friday, April 18, 2014

PARENTS AND PROVIDERS: Hiram Farm WILL BE OPEN on Good Friday at our normal times.

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Hiram Farm’s 5th Annual Gala

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The donate button is located on the right of our home page. Please list all attendees in the description portion of PayPal.  This will reserve your spot at our Gala.

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Spring Gala 2014

Save the Date

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Annual Meeting


Please join us in celebrating the 5 year anniversary of

Hiram Farm Living and Learning Community

at our Annual Meeting, Monday November 18th, 2013


Hiram College Dining Hall

$8.25 for the cost of dinner, pay at the door cash or credit

Please call the office if you have any questions




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Senator Eklund visits Hiram Farm

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 Hiram Farm was all abuzz anticipating a visit from Senator John Eklund (R), 18th District of Ohio who arrived on the Farm just after 10:00AM on Thursday, August 22.  Although the farmers were hard at work harvesting vegetables and completing special orders of patio furniture in the woodshop, it was easy to spot the man in shirt and tie walking the farm and introducing himself to each of the farmers he came into contact with.  Senator Eklund took time to speak to the farmers about their lives on and off the farm.  He heard of the hopes and dreams of some, the personal accomplishments of others, and the growth and expansion of Hiram Farm since its inception in June of 2009.

“The Farm is plainly a place of caring and love, and when you add the professionalism and commitment that you and the staff bring to bear, I just know you are positively impacting the lives of your farmers and their families.  I could feel it in my interactions with them that day,” comments Senator Eklund.

“We were honored by the Senator’s visit and his on-going commitment to assisting individuals and their families living with autism to live and work in settings that are supportive of their needs,” says De Ann K. Brewer, Executive Director for Hiram Farm.

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Hiram Farm welcomes distinguished Los Angeles visitor

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(Left to Right) Jason Bricker-Thompson (Board Pres.), De Ann Brewer (Executive Director), Dr. Candace Jeavons Wilkinson, Doug Brattebo (Board Member)

Dr. Candace Jeavons Wilkinson, Ph.D., is the Director of Operations and Outreach at the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART).  Dr. Wilkinson graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hiram College in 1978 with a major in Psychology.  She then received her master’s degree and Ph.D. from Kent State University.
The Center for Autism Research and Treatment was established in 2003 as one of eight national centers in the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research initiative, Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment (STAART).  In 2007, the Center was awarded two NIH new Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) grants – as one of six national ACE Centers and as the lead research site in one of five national ACE Network projects.  In 2012, NIH announced new ACE awards; notably, CART was the only ACE Center in the nation to get renewed funding to 2017 (ACE II).
Dr. Jeavons Wilkinson was a guest of Hiram College’s Center for Engaged Ethics, which will be orchestrating program events centering on Hiram College’s annual ethics theme on the topic of disability and ability during the 2013-2014 academic year.  Dr. Jeavons Wilkinson and her mother were able to tour the Hiram Farm Living and Learning Community, meet several of our farmers, and talked with Executive Director De Ann Brewer and Hiram Farm Board members Doug Brattebo (Director of the Center for Engaged Ethics, Hiram College) and Jason Bricker Thompson (Director of the Office of Civic Engagement, Hiram College) about the farm’s plans for growth and development.
Hiram College and Hiram Farm Living and Learning Community were thankful for the opportunity to visit with Dr. Jeavons Wilkinson and learn more about her work at UCLA’s Center for Autism Research and her passion for liberal arts education and thinking across disciplines.  Hiram College and Hiram Farm are both hopeful to find ways to collaborate with Dr. Jeavons Wilkinson in the future and look forward to meeting with her on her next visit to Ohio.
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