Stek’ is a children’s farm, where mentally disabled people can work.
Everyone, so this includes people without a mental disorder, is allowed to come
The address of ‘De Stek’ is: Rie Mastenbroek Sportpark 8, in Almere, the Netherlands.
opening hours for visitors of the children’s farm are:
Wednesday from 1.30 PM – 4.30 PM
Sunday from 2.00 PM – 5.00 PM
During the holidays, the farm is closed, or other opening hours are applied. Other interested people are allowed to take a look on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM.
The clients who work there, are present from approximately 9.00 AM to 3.30 PM, this depends on how late they are being taken and picked up from the farm. Some come by bike all by themselves.
25 clients work on the farm. They do not work there 5 days a week. Some work
there for only one day a week, others for more. Some of clients also have other
of the jobs they have to do are:
- cleaning the hutches of the animals
- feeding the animals
- Supplying the animals with water
- Helping in the cafeteria where the workers can eat and drink
- Helping people with horse riding
- Brushing the horses and the goats.
is also the possibility for mentally disabled people to take horse riding lessons
there. The clients are helped with that by staff members of Triade or by volunteers.