Address: G-5339 N Saginaw, Flint MI 48505 / (810) 785-5505
About Us / Youth Karate-Ka Harvesting Earth Educational Farm History: Youth Karate-Ka AssociationHarvesting Earth Educational FarmYouth Karate-Ka Association (YKA), a 501c3 nonprofit, was established in 1977 to provide a place for at risk youth to be educated in the martial arts while developing self discipline and community pride. Particular emphasis is placed on encouraging in our young people a sense of responsibilty for themselves, families and communities. To enhance our self defense training YKA founded the Harvesting Earth Educational Farm in 2006 to defend our fundamental right to fresh and healthy locally grown food. We acquired abandoned property in our neighborhood and began the process of cleaning off the land that had been used as an illegal dumping spot for decades. Our greenhouse site produces specialty crops for local restaurants, markets and individuals. This site also has laying hens, honey bees and renewable energy. Our community has prepared the land to also plant a fruit tree orchard and we are thrilled at the opportunity to see it to fruition. The orchard will provide our community with a needed source of beauty, educational opportunities, environnmental benefits and provide local food. Harvesting Earth Educational Farm is most certainly a beacon of hope in our community.