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Fall Farm Sprouts 2018 – Weeks #7-8 Tuesday AM

We are all quite familiar with the variable Michigan weather and winter came on quickly for us this year. We observed the farm change over the fall as we transitioned from shorts to snow pants. We saw a range of … Continue reading

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Farm Sprouts – One Season Ends, Another Begins

The fall season of farm sprouts has just wrapped up. Our fall season invited us to investigate how plants and animals prepare for winter. Farm Sprouts developed scientific thinking skills as they observed the many changes taking place around them. … Continue reading

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Tollgate 4-H Club to be at Light up the Night Novi

The Tollgate Farm 4-H Club will be celebrating the holiday season with a farm stand sale at Light Up the Night Novi on Friday, November 30th. The event will take place at 6:00 P.M. at the Novi Civic Center.┬áRing in … Continue reading

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Farm Breeding Season

Fall is always an exciting time of year on the farm. Apples are harvested and pressed into cider, winter produce is collected from the fields and stored, and animals are preparing their bodies for winter and also for having babies! … Continue reading

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Night Hikes on the Farm

This fall, MSU Tollgate Farm hosted our first fun-filled night hike. The Halloween-themed program took place on Friday, October 26th and had about 20 attendees.┬áThe event allowed people to see MSU Tollgate Farm after hours, when the property is normally … Continue reading

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