Tag: newsletter

  • The Bright Lights of Early Autumn

    By September and October, most of the white, blue, pink and purple wildflowers have faded from the landscape, but our byways glow into early autumn with the bright yellows and golds of what we might refer to simply as “pretty yellow flowers.” Let’s give a respectful nod to four of those cheery wildflowers—Goldenrod, False Sunflower, […]

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  • It Took a Blizzard

    The other day I stopped my car beside a roadside juniper to watch a flock of small birds feeding on frosty blue berries fallen on snow. The scene reminded me of a more somber one of 42 years ago: The blizzard of ’78 had struck with icy fury. The deck where my husband and I […]

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  • Fall 2020 Newsletter

    Summer 2020 didn’t go according to plan, but then none of this year has been business-as-usual. This very warm season was active, nonetheless, with virtual visits with the Bluffton Public Library, small group outings on the trails, and new volunteers who helped clear invasive bush honeysuckle. August 7 was the final Facebook Live segment in […]

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  • Fall 2018 Newsletter

    School’s back in session and we are ready for the cooler weather, especially with our annual Jam on September 8 and The Quarry Farm 5K just around the bend. Click on the cover here to read the Fall 2018 Newsletter and join us for the upcoming programs listed, including the new Give Thanks Woodland Hike, […]

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  • Winter news

    With temperatures above 0°F and sun overhead, the visuals are breathtaking on the banks of Cranberry Run today. Goat-tracked corridors criss-cross the upland sanctuary. Wild turkeys are on the move on the paths as these elusive birds forage in the floodplain and on the cover of the 2014 winter newsletter. Click of the cover to […]

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  • The Quarry Farm Fall 2013 Newsletter

    Although predictions cast doubt on fall color in the Midwest, The Quarry Farm summer was brilliant. Fall is pretty fantastic, too. Check out the latest newsletter by clicking on the cover imaged here.

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  • You’ve got mail

    The 2013 summer edition of The Quarry Farm Newsletter is done. Click on the cover to the left and see for yourself what’s coming up. There are three events planned, so get registered while the getting’s good. Not all require preregistration, but still. Take a look.

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  • No Point In Mopping

    The word of the day is WET. The Quarry Farm, indeed all of Putnam County, went from snow and blue skies to green grass, brown fields, swollen and fast-moving streams and gray skies in 48 hours. Saturday’s 60-degree temperatures saw the flock–all ten Priscillas, Barbara, Big Girl and Karen–out of the hen-house. As I cleaned their […]

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