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    Country Club members pay 100 to join for the whole summer and then pay for the produce they pick each trip A basket of vegetables is 2 and herbs flowers and fruits are slightly more expensive To make it easy for families to come on their own time club members write their costs in a receipt book on an honor system and are billed monthly Rae said Boysen Taylor said showing the children where their food comes from is the central reason her family comes to MaryJanes Farm She begins bringing them in May so they get to see planting and the earliest stages for the vegetables By the end of the season Isabella knows how a pumpkin happens she said Taylor said he and Boysen Taylor really started thinking about food sources and organics when they had children They come to you all pristine and you start thinking about how am I going to screw them up or how am I not going to screw them up he said MaryJanes Farm has made child friendly changes since the inception of the Country Club two years ago Boysen Taylor said Rae said most of the 20 families who are Country Club members have children Child sized tools are on hand so children can help their parents harvest There is a large sandbox for children to enjoy as well as a picnic area called the Plum Pit that features hammocks sinks to wash produce and comfortable places to relax It s a big playground for them Taylor said The Boysen Taylors try to pick and save enough fruits and vegetables to last them past the end of farm season Boysen Taylor makes jam and plans to can pasta sauce made from the farm s tomatoes and basil She freezes bags of

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    Living Magazine MARYJANESFARM BED BREAKFAST Moscow Idaho At this idyllic organic farm visitors stay in tented cabins and are welcome to help with the chores The tents have no electricity or telephones just supercomfy furnishings and wide open views of

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    Growing Organic Horizon Air Magazine August 2007 Click to read entire article in pdf form

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    has been brought back to life by dancing couples and laughing children who gather for the Palouse Folklore Society s summer contra dances The building also is used occasionally for weddings and meetings The Palouse Folklore Society started to use the building around 1989 They put a roof on it painted it shored up the foundation and put a stage in the back Ogle said Palouse Folklore Society member Roberta Radovich said the group has kept up maintenance in exchange for use of the building We repaired a hole in the floor to make it danceable Radovich said Swinging dancers tended to migrate to that spot Last year the society added a stage so a band could play during the group s summer contra dances It s for summer use because it isn t insulated Radovich said I don t know how kids survived out there in the winter The school was built in 1890 and closed around 1940 when all its students eventually trickled into Moscow for school Blaine used to be a thriving community with a church general store blacksmith shop and many homes Ogle said It was a stage route Although the community no longer exists the Blaine Community Association tries to preserve what is left The Palouse Folklore Society holds contra dances in May June July and August at the schoolhouse and at the 1912 Center during the rest of the year Radovich said the atmosphere at the dances during the summer months is light and carefree We usually get around 50 people including young and old folks kids circulating and playing around the building and roaring through the dance floor periodically she said It gives us a sense of community it s a nice group of people Radovich said she a dance caller put it

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    creativity in the kitchen and you and your child can have fun thinking of new flavor combinations My son wants to try lime Chillover layered with mangoes or vanilla Chillover with ripe sweet cherries Or what about strawberry with rhubarb Or peppermint with crumbled Oreos I ve taken to keeping a carton of heavy cream in the fridge besides the ChillOver powder and a variety of flavor extracts in my cupboard so when inspiration strikes we re ready to go ChillOver parfaits take just a few minutes to bring to a boil and cook and then a few more minutes to fold into the whipped cream Make them in the morning or early afternoon so they can be well chilled by dessert time Supervised children can assist with cooking and stirring the ChillOver liquid or they can try their hand at whipping cream the old fashioned way Just sit them down on the floor with a large bowl the cream and a whisk the main rule is the whisk must stay in the bowl but never stop moving through the cream Lemon and Blueberry ChillOver From MaryJanesFarm magazine Farm Kitchen edition 1 packet 1 tsp ChillOver powder 1 2 cup water 1 3 cup lemon juice 3 4 cup sugar 1 2 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2 cups fresh blueberries In a medium saucepan whisk together ChillOver powder water lemon juice sugar and salt Bring to a boil Reduce heat and cook on medium high for 3 minutes stirring frequently Remove from heat Stir in lemon zest and set aside to cool until it is still liquid but starting to set In a large bowl beat cream until it holds stiff peaks Fold cooled ChillOver mixture into whipped cream Layer with

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    Home of the Beautiful Romantic Homes Magazine July 2007 Product highlight Laundry Bag 46 50 and Good Morning Good Night pillowcase 48 888 750 6004 or maryjanesfarm org

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    step crafting and gardening ideas with a mixture of nostalgic farm lore and practical tips for earth friendly living While her extended family stayed put to um hold down the farm Butters set off on a nationwide book tour to spread her infectious enthusiasm for the down to earth farmgirl way of life The whole MaryJane thing was hard at first Butters recalls I would think Oh no you mean I have to comb my hair this morning But while putting on a public face can be exhausting at times Butters relishes the opportunity to reach out to her readers Connecting with people one on one is her favorite part of the job she says Fame is good It extends my reach and also funds my reach she says noting that income from the first book has subsidized the magazine and allowed her to explore new techniques for processing her organic instant foods And besides I m actually enjoying the occasional hotel room and remote control TV she admits with a laugh Her second book MaryJane s Stitching Room was just released in May This time around Butters is skipping the extended book tour but she will pay a visit to Auntie s Bookstore on Tuesday The new book featuring 47 Farmgirl Handiwork Projects is the first of several companion workbooks to the first book The glossy full color pages are sprinkled with inspirational quotes and personal anecdotes about Butters farmgirl odyssey Short essays and sidebars profile people and organizations that share MaryJane s vision such as the Northwest Children s Home in Lewiston Idaho where crocheting is one of the many projects that helps young boys find focus and calm in an otherwise chaotic world The book s lavish photographs of vintage doilies delicate christening gowns and texture rich crazy quilts not to mention the nuzzling goats and baskets of colorful vegetables conjure a rustic way of life that many of us might never come close to But even urban farmgirls at heart can find useful projects here Eco tips include sewing together reusable Jo Jackets to bring to the coffee shop decorating paper sacks for gift giving instead of wasting wrapping paper and fashioning plastic grocery bags into a sturdy reusable shoulder bag There are instructions for embroidering jeans crocheting scarves and head wraps and creating beaded bracelets retro necklaces and belts and fuzzy flip flops Along with photos and stories the hands on book features embroidery designs for readers to photocopy enlarge trace and transfer with a warm iron to towels or table runners There are instructions for making pinkeepers whittling a crochet hook and sewing fancy aprons with ruffles and rickrack as well as tips for making bean bags dolls greeting cards and dish scrubbies decorating clothes hangers and tatting hankies The final section of the book is devoted to a Crochet Basics guide Many crafts books incorporate line drawings and clearly written text but Butters wanted to provide more photos of someone s hands holding

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    t find a better way to participate in the Good Old Days Whether you are of farm origins or not Little Heathens is a bit of history begging to be borrowed Like a neighborly cup of sugar it will sweeten

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