About Us

A 501c3 nonprofit organization •  Serving Metro Atlanta families since 2008

Our Mission

To provide the 11-county area (885,500 residents) with immersive, project-based learning experiences in nature through education, engagement, entrepreneurship and entertainment.

Our Vision

Use the Community On Demand™ AgVenture Program and game-based learning management system to deliver products, services, innovations and impact solutions that support the home, health, purpose and communities of those we serve.

Anticipated Impact of our Unique Green Space

Our Goals

In partnership with The Smith Family Ranch Foundation, NEXT Steps will use the Community On Demand AgVentures Program to deliver programming through the five pillars of agritourism: education and training, direct sales, hospitality & tourism, entertainment, and outdoor recreation. We will also provide educational and career-building benefits around vocational trades, animal husbandry, farming and horticultural therapy, aquaculture, forestry, walking trails, arts, and community engagement events.



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