Grow BioIntensive Agriculture Centre Kenya sits on one acre of land ten miles east of Thika, north of the City of Nairobi. G-BIACK’s land is the average size of a family farm in their region. The center is designed as a model farm for small-scale farmers. Student farmers have planted over 160 double-dug beds, growing different types of local food crops with organic compost. There are also chickens, rabbits, dairy goats, fish pond, bee-keeping, resource library for the community and nutrition classes. Amistad sponsors their program for at-risk teens who study for one year and learn food production, livestock care, sewing, and computer skills. Handcrafts are taught at the school, and the artist’s products are sold in the center’s store.