White Oak Farm and Education Center is a small, non-profit farm-based education center located in the Siskiyou mountains of Southern Oregon. In 2002, Equity Trust assisted in the purchase of 62 acres of farm and forest land in the town of Williams, OR, with donated funds, and we supported the creation of a local nonprofit to which title was then transferred. A conservation easement with purchase option was granted to local land trust for additional protection.
White Oak Farm & Education Center is dedicated to cultivating connections between people and their local ecosystems by pursuing community-based food security, fostering agricultural and ecological diversity, and teaching the arts of sustainable living. Their vision for the land is “to create a farm that is an ecologically sound and economically viable center dedicated to teaching, cultivating an ecological agriculture and distributing its bounty, and preserving and propagating a wide diversity of edible, medicinal, and wildlife plants.”