“There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough to pay attention to the story.” ~Linda Hogan “Nature bestows her own, richest gifts And, with lavish hands, she works in shifts…” ~Gertrude Tooley Buckingham, “The Four Seasons” These images were captured by
“There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.” This morning, as I tried to decide if I was going to send my own kids to school in winter coats, rain coats, boots, or sneakers, it made me think about all the clothing. Really, think about it. We host more than 600 students a
The month of carnival of all the year, When Nature lets the wild earth go its way And spend whole seasons on a single day. ~Helen Fiske Hunt Jackson (1830–1885), “October” October has brought us amazing apples to press for cider, wild weather & three new heifers: Almond, Janet 7, and Ellis.
“All the statistics in the world can’t measure the warmth of a smile.” ~Chris Hart “A truly special teacher is very wise, and sees tomorrow in every child’s eyes.” ~ Author Unknown Only amazing teachers, who make connections with their kids, can get smiles like this. Thank you Ms. Wagley for all that you do!
“Learn to smile at every situation. See it as an opportunity to prove your strength and ability.” ~Joe Brown This week brought in some autumn-like drizzle. The weather didn’t deter this group though! We would love to see you at the Open House! Click on the picture of the event poster for a link
It’s time for our annual Open House & the celebration Farms for City Kids 25th Anniversary! Apple picking, cider press, free raffle baskets, BBQ, wagon rides, kids games, primitive fire starting demonstration, meet the animals, face painting, crafts, and much more! Rain or shine. Apples, Cheese & Maple products for sample & sale. No admission
“In every walk in Nature one receives more than he seeks.” ~ John Muir
“This was one of those perfect New England days in late summer where the spirit of autumn takes a first stealing flight, like a spy, through the ripening country-side, and, with feigned sympathy for those who droop with August heat, puts her cool cloak of bracing air about leaf and flower and human shoulders.” ~Sarah
“Go out, go out I beg of you And taste the beauty of the wild. Behold the miracle of the earth With all the wonder of a child.” ~Edna Jaques Edna is loved by many, many students. She was delivered to us on September 7, 2016. She has been growing up on the farm,
Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows. ~John Betjeman It was another week full of magic & adventure!