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Spring is an exciting time on the farm for the members of Tollgate Farm 4-H Club!

We welcomed lambs in February and more recently kids goats. Since the goats are dairy animals, we are looking forward to milking through the summer months. You may also see the members out helping to shear the sheep.  These animals will … Continue reading

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Spring Break Camp: Garden Kitchen Recipes

Monday AM – Maple PopcornPopcorn kernels: ⅔ cupVegetable oil: 2 tbspMaple syrupAdd oil and kernels to stir popper, let run until kernels have finished popping, serve up with a small amount of maple syrup to dip or drizzle Monday PM … Continue reading

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Spring Break Camp Day #5: Fuzzy Friends Friday

This week of camp sure did fly by! We ended on a very positive note with a day centered around many of the campers’ favorite thing at the farm: the animals! The morning began with some games and reflection before … Continue reading

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Spring Break Camp Day #4: Green Thumb Thursday

For Green Thumb Thursday, our theme was plant life and gardening, and we had a wide array of activities that fit or accompanied this theme. The morning commenced with map making, which was a continuation of yesterday’s task to create … Continue reading

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Spring Break Camp Day #3: Water Wednesday

For today’s theme of Water Wednesday, we kicked things off with a gathering activity called ‘Blue Planet’. The activity involved tossing an inflatable globe to one another, and seeing how often our right thumb landed in water. The objective is … Continue reading

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