Franciscan Earth Literacy Center

The Franciscan Earth Literacy Center is a ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis.  Through educational programs, community gardens, and facilities like the FELC, outdoor classrooom, farm stand, and Straw Bale House, they teach over 4,500 children and adults each year how to respect and responsibly enjoy the earth. They focus on sustainable living, renewable resources, and love for nature and all of creation. The Seeds of Hope Agricultural Training Program works with older students and adults with developmental disabilities, teaching participants gardening skills from seed planting to harvesting, cleaning and packaging for sale.  Seeds of Hope operates a Farm Market Stand on the campus of the Sisters of St. Francis (194 St. Francis Ave., Tiffin), and will also be at the Tiffin Farmers Market for the 2022 market season!

FELC's Mission Statement: "In the spirit of St. Francis, the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center recognizes our oneness with all creation.  We promote active learning and healthy relationships with our natural environment to achieve sustainable living."

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"Pop Up" Summer Camps at the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center

Community Earth Day Event "Protecting Our Species"

Description:CommCommunity Earth Day Event "Protecting Our Species" will feature a live exhibit from Back to the Wild, hands-on activities, Straw Bail House tours, displays, trail walks in the woods and more!A free event for the entire family!



FELC Summer Camp | Art in Nature

FELC Summer Camp | Art in Nature

Calling all budding artists!! Help us create a large mural in celebration of FELC’s 30th birthday!

FELC Summer Camp | Science

FELC Summer Camp | Science

At Science Camp you’ll be a mad scientist for the week, coming up with amazing creations in our lab!

FELC Summer Camp | Fun on the Farm

FELC Summer Camp | Fun on the Farm

FELC welcomes curious young minds who’d like to know where breakfast, lunch, dinner— and in-between snacks—come from.

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