Contact us for a copy of our operating and capital budget. The Genesee Valley Farm Discovery Center has a number of naming opportunities including:

Building Sponsorships

  • Horse Stable
  • Cow Barn
  • Goat Pen
  • Sheep Pen
  • Hog Pen
  • Chick Coop
  • Nature / Hedge Row Trails
  • Pasture / Outside Goat Pens
  • Picnic Pavilion and Bathrooms
  • Enlarged Parking Area

Livestock Sponsors

  • Horse, Sheep, Calves, Goats, Pigs, Chickens, Cow
  • Opportunities for Volunteering

Education

  • Educators for school children (Starting Fall ’08)
  • Educational Programming
  • Construction of Props, Models and Materials

Resource Development

  • Fund Raising Events
  • Discovery Center Sponsors
  • Grant Writing

Facilities – Barns and Grounds

  • General clean-up and maintenance.
  • Interior Barn Clean-up and Painting
  • Exterior – Painting, Window Maintenance
  • Grounds – Fences, Water Runoff, Stream &
    Hedge Row Development
  • Carpentry – Rebuilding Windows
  • Rebuilding Doors
  • Railings, Stairs and Barriers
  • Masonry – Foundations and Stone Walls
  • Silo Rehabilitation and Remodeling
  • Pasture Fencing
  • Chicken Coop
  • Remodel Existing Stalls, Pens and Gates
  • Electrical – Refurbish Existing Barn Electrical
  • New Electrical Outlets and Lights
  • Bury Electric to Barn
  • Plumbing / Frost free water for livestock

Ford Mansion Volunteer Opportunities

  • Sorting tools and old stuff. in basement
  • Organizing shop tools and equipment
  • Cleaning – Windows, Floors
  • Repairs – Sash Cords, Doors, Walls
  • Springfield Gas Machine – Display and History
  • History of Azel Ford and Nancy Ewart
  • History of Dignitary Visitors
  • Construction History of Mansion and Barn
  • Halloween Event (October)
  • Azel Ford Celebration (February)