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The Corn Frolic: Part Two

November 21, 2008 Kendra 2

“Mrs. Clint shared with us a little more about the corn frolic. Not only were they going to be picking the corn, but they were also going to be grinding it to make cornmeal. She showed me three different types of corn grinders that they would be using, all from different eras.”

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Apple Picking Day & Homemade Apple Juice

September 19, 2008 Kendra 1

“It’s Apple Pickin’ Time, and last weekend I had my first experience picking apples. My good friend, Mrs. Addy, called me Saturday, and told me that they were picking apples and invited me to come join in. I was so excited! Me and Jada jumped in the van and went to meet them…”

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Blueberries and Eggs, So Much To Learn!

July 31, 2008 Kendra 0

“We got together some big bowls and walked down to the blueberry bushes. The bushes were full of bright blue berries, and I thought it would be no problem gathering a gallon of them pretty quickly. I was ready to start picking away, but slowed myself as I noticed that Addy was studying the berries.”

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Small Talk and Breaking Beans

July 18, 2008 Kendra 1

“We soon went inside to get out of the heat. Addy had traded some blueberries for green beans at the farmer’s market, and she had tons of them to prepare for canning! When I saw the huge boxes full of beans, enough to make over 5 gallons canned, I offered my novice help.”