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SEE WHAT WE ARE COOKING TODAY
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Calling all volunteers! Alegre Farm is sprucing up!
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The team at Alegre Farm has some wonderful projects going on as we prepare for the fall season. We'd love to organize groups of volunteers to help us in this endeavor. If you are able to assist us, please fill out this form , and we will be in contact!
Last week was the first camp of this summer at Alegre Farm. The weather was perfect, and the staff and children enjoyed the warmth of sun and embraced the shade, too! Children of all ages enjoyed feeding the animals, riding and washing the pony, planting herbs in their freshly painted pots to take home, and so much more.
Sisters making lasting memories at camp.
Sisters, Hannah and Ady, enjoyed their snow cones on the last day of camp. They looked fashionable in their sun hats and matching shorts. They learned proper care of a pony while grooming Grits and took home crafts they made.
Rising 6th and 7th graders and sisters, Kyndal and Aria, prove that all ages enjoy being at summer camp with Alegre Farm. They loved the pony ride, garden, and feeding the goats. But don't take our word for it. Check out their video on Facebook.
On Friday, we held a contest to post a photo of your best "Friday Face" to have a chance to win a prize valued at $50. The winner was announced on Monday and will be the recipient of a delightful herb basket and handmade bath products which are available for sale in our online farmer's market. Thank you all for your submissions!
Remember to read next week's newsletter as we inform you of multiple changes effective in Gwinnett County as of July 1st!
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You are invited to join us for a family fun tour of the farm and visit our hands-on, educational stations. Come see how we garden naturally and take care of our animals. You will learn about worm composting, tour our Summer garden, groom one of our ponies, care for our goats, feed our animals, and take a hayride around our 15-acre farm.
You are welcome to bring your lunch from home to eat at one of our covered pavilions. You can sign up for pony rides for $5 on the day of the event (weather permitting).
When: June 28th Time: 10:00 - 12:00, Doors open at 9:30 Cost: EARLY BIRD BEFORE JUNE 21st - $10.00 + Eventbrite processing fee, for ages 2 and up. Children under 2 are free. (Total with fee is $12.61 per person)
Tickets Purchased on or after June 21st or at the door are $15 + Eventbrite processing fee per person. (Total with fee is $17.89 per person)
We are proud to say that we make our kombucha every Wednesday right here on the farm. And if you haven't tried it yet, well, we recommend you do. Not only does it have a great taste, it has amazing benefits.
What is kombucha?
Glad you asked! Kombucha is a sweetened fermented tea made from black or green tea leaves. The fermentation process creates probiotics, and we're sure you've heard that's important. It makes a great replacement for soda lovers as it has the fizzy feel in your mouth, but with a positive effect on your body. So visit the market and try a sample. Oh, and did we mention that we also sell kombucha kits if you want to make it for yourself at home?
Please remember to order by 5pm Wednesdays for the same week pick up.
If you have any questions about our market or ordering, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We want to share those happy moments with you!
At Alegre Farm, sharing happy moments is our nature. This is a place to celebrate special occasions in the rustic backdrop of a 15-acre working farm. We are proud to be part of many happy moments from elegant rustic weddings to birthday parties and corporate events, Alegre Farm is the perfect setting to create special moments.
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Kind regards, Your Team at Alegre Farm
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