What’s Happening at the Big Wave Farm?

Despite being unable to host our usual generous and hardworking volunteer teams from local universities, nonprofits, and corporations, our skeleton crew of essential workers has been working hard to prepare the land for a busy and productive summer! The farm team planted 50 tomato plants and more than 400 squash seeds out in the field. Other seeds […]

Making Intentional Communities More Accessible

In California alone, approximately 175,000 adults with special needs live with family members, and they are aging. When their caregivers pass away, where will these vulnerable adults live and who will take care of them? Part of the answer to this question should involve a quality of life answer.  At Big Wave we have an […]

After 20 years, Half Moon Bay ‘Intentional Community’ Breaks Ground

Big Wave mentioned in The Mercury News. Fiona Kelliher reports on the Big Wave Project’s long anticipated groundbreaking of a first-of-its-kind affordable housing community for people with disabilities. All of the families faced the same dilemma. It was 1999 in Half Moon Bay, and the topic often came up among parents while sitting in the […]

Big Wave Breaking Ground in Half Moon Bay

Big Wave mentioned in The San Mateo Daily Journal. Following two decades of planning and preparation, the Big Wave Project intended to house adults with developmental disabilities will finally break ground Saturday, rallying an excited crowd of families, county supervisors and community members.  All of the families faced the same dilemma. It was 1999 in […]