The Hill Family Farm Education is a grassroots community organization dedicated to improving the health, educational attainment, and opportunities for youth, adults, seniors and disabled in Whitakers, NC. The Hill Family Farm Education Center is in Whitakers, the counties surrounding the farm posses abundant natural resources and yet remain among the poorest in North Carolina.
More than 33% of the population lives in poverty, youth experience extremely poor health outcomes and obesity, with no assess to outdoors learning to increase physical activities. Over the past five years the Hill Family Farm Education Center has worked through programs that help acknowledge and address the assets and challenges of the community.
Example of those programs:
- Life Skills Education
- Agriculture Education
- Physical and Recreational Activities for Adults and Youths
- Healthy Eating Education
- Seniors and Disabled Feeding programs to mention a few
- Farmers Market
- Food Distribution
Ms. Eunice Carrasco-Hill
President and Program Director
My name is Eunice M. Carrasco-Hill, I am the Founder and President of the Hill Family Farm Education Center a non-profit organization located in Whitakers, NC. The Hill Family Farm Education Center became a 501c3 in June 2018, however, we had been providing service such as preventing food insecurity, Youth Agriculture Summer Camps, Youth Life Skills Academy, Healthy Eating and Active Living since 2015.
Board of Directors