Category Archives: Happenings

Greetings From the Tollgate Farm Manager

Greetings All, March is maple syrup season! The 2019 Tollgate maple syrup season officially got underway Saturday, February 23rd with a very successful tree tapping extravaganza! Many eager volunteers came to Tollgate to assist in this activity day. We tapped … Continue reading

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Into the Classroom

As part of our collaborating classrooms program with Lanigan Elementary, Tollgate education staff was very excited to host one of our first virtual classroom visits. Prior to the school visiting the farm for the first time, our team traveled to … Continue reading

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Tollgate Farm 4-H Club 2019 Activities Have Begun

The members of Tollgate Farm 4-H Club have started the new year with an annual service project, providing schools and community gardens with seeds packets. We also participated in the Oakland County 4-H Culinary dinner, earning 3rd place for our … Continue reading

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What is an Eco Superhero?

Eco Warrior or Eco Superhero? What do these terms mean at Tollgate Farm? Returning for its second year, Eco Warriors, now called Eco Superhero Camp is for ages 5 – 12. Based on our flagship Green Science Adventure Camp, this week … 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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