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Fern Creek’s Children

Fern Creek’s Children

0 by / on August 26, 2012, 4:28 am / in Community, Farming/Gardening

  Emma comes to Fern Creek every Saturday with her Dad, and often her Mom.  Emma and I exchange big smiles when we greet each other. She is barely two and comes to Fern Creek with an agenda: to pet Pollifax, eat berries out of her crate (and other crates if she can get away with it), and visit the […]

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The 2012 Honey Harvest

The 2012 Honey Harvest

0 by / on August 16, 2012, 3:11 am / in Bees, Farming/Gardening

  Honey harvest takes all day. We start early, donning our white suits when the day is still cool, and finish cleaning up shortly before dinner.  Our annual tradition for three years now is to have biscuits for dinner, an excuse for eating honey just hours out of the hive, still warm and smelling of bees. I appreciate what these […]

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Tea for Two

Tea for Two

0 by / on August 4, 2012, 1:11 am / in Family

  Today I invited my granddaughter, Auden, to come bake Raspberry Zucchini bread with me, and to have a tea party.  She said, “yes!” (or at least her Mama did!). So after her nap, I went and brought her to Fern Creek.  Here are my “Grammy’s Tips” for a baking/tea party date with a two-year-old: For the Baking: 1) Have an […]

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