Parents Planning Programs (PPP)
for the Developmentally Disabled of Florida, inc.
   
  
Project Ideas

A small subset of the possibilities...
Agriculture based alternatives Tourism based alternatives
Organic farming
Crops suitable for growing in Florida climate
  • citrus
  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • tomatoes
  • melons
  • okra
  • hydroponic specialty vegetables/fruits
  • tropical fruits (mangos, avocados, papaya)
  • etc.
Horticulture
  • specialty flowers and ferns
  • Christmas tree farm
Livestock
  • dairy cattle
  • horses
  • emus
  • llamas/vicunas
  • fish farming
  • pony rides
Crafts
Traditional Camphill Crafts
  • woodworking
  • weaving
  • bookbinding (blank books)
  • candle making
  • ceramics
  • needlecrafts -- quilting
  • jewelry
Other craft ideas
  • musical instruments
  • weaving from palm leaves: baskets, hats, "straw" goods
  • hand made cosmetics using organic produce / herbs (such as aloe)
  • Bed and Breakfast
    • inland
    • seaside 
  • Spiritual Retreat Center
  • Vacation spot for world wide Camphill villagers and co-workers
  • Recreational activities
    • canoeing / boating
    • fishing
  • Ecotourism Center
    • guided riverboat tours
    • birdwatching/butterfllies
    • guided hiking tours
  • Botanical garden (using biodynamic / organic techniques)
  • Food / Produce
    • coffee shop
    • bakery
    • organic vegetable/fruit stand
    • community "U-Pick" farms
    • cooperative community gardening
    • hand made orange, citrus marmalade, jellies, and other food products
    • health food store 

    Artistic and Cultural activities

  • Theatrical performances / community exchange
  • Music performances / community exchange (bell choir)
  • Educational Exchange

    University research exchange programs: 
    • special education
    • agriculture
    • artistic