Kelly's Working Well Farm

more than a farm

From the beginning our goal has been to create more than a farm. Our community initiatives, the CVLC, Food Forest and Nursery, Reeds and Roots, Northeast Ohio Earth Restoration, and Transition Chagrin Valley, work together and with other community organizations to support our core aims and values of Earth and human centered education, community resilience
building, Earth stewardship, social justice, and rootedness in history and



The Story of our Founder

Kelly clark

Take one piece of abandoned property at the edge of town, add a handful of sheep and goats, plus chickens and a couple of dogs, invite the community, and voila!  This is the story of Kelly’s Working Well Farm.


Chagrin Valley Learning Collective

Its is our mission to create and maintain a community governed, self-directed learning environment.

Reeds & Roots Skillshare

We promote sustainable living by teaching earth-friendly skills in a joyful, healthy atmosphere.

Food Forest / Nursery

An intense polyculture of native and non-native trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, “weeds” and supporting nursery.

Kelly's Working Well Farm

A educational permaculture farm featuring a variety of community activities.

New Building

Capital Campaign

We will grow & enrich our students with this new building on our farm property. Our building will be designed so we can also connect the community through gatherings, summer camps & workshops.