A Children’s Garden Grows Community

The Beach farmgirl has been out and about on Cape Cod visiting her new farmgirl friend Melissa and The Children’s Garden she helped to create at Barnstable Community Horace Mann Charter Public School where her children go to school. She’s not an official sister ( yet ) but she’s a tried and true farmgirl at heart! With the support of the Principle, students, volunteers, local businesses and a shovel full of can-do spirit she helped design and build 30 raised beds and a blueberry patch to boot! This schoolyard garden is an inspiration to anyone who has ever dreamed about starting a community garden.

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Farmgirl Summer Soulfood

Love is to the heart what the summer is to the farmer’s year – it brings to harvest all the loveliest flowers of the soul. ~Author Unknown

Howdy fellow farmgirl sisters! What kind of farmgirl summer are you having this year? I love summer! It comes on slow here in the North East bringing bright spring blossoms, first days at the beach then suddenly the heat is on and I’m feeling energized by the sun! Another fourth of July is behind us, the Garden is nearly at it’s peak and the Home Town Farmgirls went Jammin’ last week in a 100 year old Jam Kitchen on Cape Cod! I’ll introduce you to the Cottage Hens, and our TWO roosters, Rudy Ru and Rodeo. Come see what the BEACH farmgirl has been fillin’ up on this summer!

First, let’s grab a glass of home brewed sun tea, it’s hot out and there’s lot’s to see!

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