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October 12 is Old Farmers Day,

a day devoted to old farmers and their farming techniques.

how will you celebrate?

“let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth

is the most important labor of man.

when tillage begins, other arts will follow.

the farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.”      

-daniel webster

 

 

 

 

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“farming is a profession of hope” – brian brett

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today we met the farmers

they got down low

and

 told us everything

they showed us how to plant our own food

so that we could eat it later

they answered all of our questions

and told us

how the food would taste better

because we know the farmers now.

“know you food, know your farmers, and know your kitchen.”

-joel salatin

“a strong spirit transcends rules.”- prince

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while the kinders were playing a farm game

with crops and cash,

some sold

some bought

some traded.

i thought all were farmers

until one came to me 

to say:

“she doesn’t want to be a farmer. she said  she’s a jedi warrior!

that means she’ll be stronger than all of the rest of us!”

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i told him that jedi and farmers are both very strong people.

both work hard and refuse to give up.

both try to do things peacefully.

and that

they could work together with no problem.

they would be good for each other.

they would help each other.

even a  jedi has to eat.

even a farmer has to stand up and be brave. 

and they became a very powerful team.

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went for a farmer’s market visit

saw all the stuff they grew 

kinders met the farmers

asked them questions

painted pumpkins

filled their bags

soap maker

vegetable growers

fruit lady

flower farmers

pumpkin man

beekeeper/honey maker

bakers

artists

fairy treasures

candy

one showed us

the special black dirt

he grows things in

it is like magic.

tomorrow we cook.

the farmer has to be an optimist

or he wouldn’t still be a farmer.

– will rogers