Welcome to Zachariah’s Acres!
Zachariah’s Acres is a place where kids with special needs and their families can enjoy nature and experience the outdoors. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) located in the Town of Oconomowoc in Southeastern Wisconsin.
We are uniquely positioned on 48 pristine acres surrounded by nature, serenity and an amazing landscape. It is our commitment to preserve and protect the land as we open the world of agriculture and nature-based learning to kids with disabilities.
Zachariah’s Acres currently offers several free events, exclusively for children with special health care needs. These events allow children with disabilities to participate in fully accessible agricultural and nature-based activities.
Rezoned Acreages & Plan of Operation Approved.
Our first community event, Fall Harvest Fest, welcomed over 200+ guests including children with special needs, community members, and supporters in the special needs community. Guests enjoyed hay wagon rides, lunch, and fun activities!
Acheived Non-Profit Status.
Received Land Donation via Schowalter Family
Planted 15 acres of prairie grass & wildflowers.
Accessible Fishing Pier & Stocked Pond.
Paved Public Road that is now known as Servant’ Way.
1st Annual Trail Run/Walk/Roll.
Planted 3/4 acres fruit orchard including strawberries, blueberries, apples, etc.
Eagle Scout Canidate completes project onsite. Four accessible, raised gardens.
On October 12th, 2014 Zachariah’s Acres opened it’s doors to the first year-round building, a multi-purpose barn.
Paved 1/3 mile private drive and parking lot.
Acquired honey bee hives & chicken coops.
Constructed boardwalk to prayer house.
Implemented Garden Basket CSA Program.
Completed Paver Patio with Fire Pit.
Constructed accessible path and land bridge to gardens.
Added an additional 800 square feet of raised gardens.
Built year-round greenhouse.
Internship program developed.
Installed 10,000 square foot butterfly garden.
Construction begins on accessible treehouse and wildlife observation deck.