MISSION:​ The mission of The Good Seed Initiative, Inc. is the empowerment of youth. Our goal is to encourage and support young entrepreneurs as they develop their personal talents, skills, and passions through the establishment of multi-generational land-based community projects

HISTORY: The Good Seed Initiative, Inc. originated in 2011 as a 501c3 Corporation located in Hartford City, Indiana.  The Mission of The Good Seed is the empowerment of youth.  The Good Seed rents land on the Double R Ranch to run its programming, including the community supported farm

Recent Projects

The Good Seed Initiative


Founded: 2011

Visionary: Beth Rhodes


Areas of expertise: 
Organic Farming

Kid's Camps

Cabin Reinactment

Company Profile

Now Hiring 2017 Summer Interns

There are two positions left for CSA Summer Interns to work the land and grow the crops for the 2016 growing season. If interested, submit a resume with interest and experience in farming to goodseedinitiative@gmail.com.

Cabin Reenactment 2017

This summer the 18th Century Log Cabin on the ranch will take visitors back in time to celebrate the historical beauty of our town, Hartford City, Indiana!

Annual Community Hogroast

In July, interns from Ivy Tech culinary school prepared a tasty meal for community members. The meal was accompanied with volleyball and a dessert of ice cream and pies  in the log cabin.

Chickens on the Farm
Chickens came to the farm this winter. Next year we will see these birds add to the garden ecosystem with their fresh eggs and free fertilizer!

What We’re Doing