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Wild Winter Camp Day #3

For the third day of wild winter camp, we began by merging our three pepper groups together into one group – the rainbow peppers! We started the day by reciting the 4-H pledge and then traveled to the Activity Center … Continue reading

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Wild Winter Camp Day #2

It was another wonderful day of wild winter camp at Tollgate Farm.  Today was filled with sunshine and lots of discovery as campers wondered just what plants do in the winter. We began our day with the 4-H pledge and … Continue reading

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Wild Winter Camp Day #1

What an exciting first day of Wild Winter Camp at MSU Tollgate! We began the day by getting to know each other with some engaging icebreakers, and then going through our CARES contract with creative skits, directed and acted out … Continue reading

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Spring Babies

Did you know that our goats and sheep will be pregnant for about 150 days? This is relatively short compared to the cow with a 9-month gestation, and a horse with an 11-month gestation. Unlike horses and cows, it is … Continue reading

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Introducing Sam Stokes

Hi! My name is Sam Stokes and I am an AmeriCorps member serving at MSU Tollgate Farm as an Oakland County 4H SPecial INterest Programs Coordinator. I am a 4H alumnus who spent 10 years caring for my family‚Äôs dairy … Continue reading

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