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Our Farm Made Masks have multiple levels of protection against COVID-19 and other airborne viruses and bacteria. They offer a comfortable yet snug fit around the nose and chin to prevent contaminants from coming in around the mask. The ties allow for adjustments to fit...

Happy Pi Day! Lets's celebrate the amazing relationship between the circumference and diameter of circles using some fruit from the fridge. A great way to get kids thinking, learning and doing hands on Math at home. This lesson can be modified for Pre-K through High Sc...

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day with the snow almost totally melted away. Melt some hearts and chocolate with this decadent Apple Hug Cake, I mean Mug Cake dessert. It only takes 90 seconds in the microwave and you mix and bake in one mug.

You most likely have all the ingredients...

Look no further for an easy side dish that will leave kids wondering is it dinner or dessert time. A great way to sneak some vegetables in while getting kids to help out in the kitchen.

Ingredients:

Filling:

  • 1 small Butternut Squash

  • 2 apples

  • 1 tbsp flour

  • ...

We have been growing Christmas Trees at our Family Farm for over 25 years. We actually started out with a small patch at our home farm on Hurds Road. Susan has always loved the Spirit of Christmas and bringing Joy to local families with her evergreen creations. See how...

November 10, 2019

Making a Bow for a Wreath is easy, but it takes a bit of Practice!Susan Hurd has been making bows ever since she started the Christmas Tree Season here at our family farm, over 25 years ago. See how she teaches Sarah, the next generation, how to make her very 1st bow t...

No more rain in the forecast and another beautiful weekend heading our way. Everyone loves to spend their long weekend in the country. Where should you go apple picking Columbus Weekend? Hurds Family Farm is the best place to enjoy the fall festival. Weather pending it...

September 11, 2019

Sunny with warm breezes and plenty of school groups picking their day to come on an Apple Picking Field Trip! Our reservation specialist Deb has her phone on and is calculating cider donut quantities as we update this post. (Originally Posted August 29, 2018: The summe...

September 4, 2019

The beautiful weather continues on this 1st day of school with a passing thunderstorm this afternoon. The apples could use some cooler nights to get some color.  Good LUCK to all those teachers and students who are making connections and setting up for an AMAZING schoo...

Today’s rain makes our pumpkin, corn and hemp fields very happy and did not stop the camp kids from splashing around in our irrigation demo. The thunderstorms are also welcome as long as they do not bring any hail which could damage our precious apples. You may have no...

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