Articles tagged with: Community

Christmas Past & Present

Written by Bud LeFevre Posted in People , Firsts, Plants, Connect

Christmas Past & Present
   

 

 

Christmas Past & Present has so many things running through my mind.

As we get the shop ready for Open House I had my grandson in my arms walking him around the shop. I showed him pictures of his great-great grandpa and his great grandpa wondering what his life would be like; the many times in my life that I have not known what was next...

 

 

 

#Gardenstock15 : Gardenstock Art & Music Festival News!

Posted in People , Events, Community, Connect

#Gardenstock15 : Gardenstock Art & Music Festival News!

 

 

#Gardenstock15

 

Creativity builds community. The Gardenstock community over the years has gathered yearly to celebrate the area's diverse artistic wealth and keep alive a program that nourishes the soul, mind and bellies of this area's youth. Like a strong flower that can withstand the storms that come it's way, the Sinnissippi Centers' Youth Garden Program has been sustained and has weathered the storms of diminishing funding for human services because of the support of Gardenstock. So now is the time for Gardenstocker troops to rally for a day of art, music, fun and civic-minded flower power. The Sinnissippi Centers' Youth Garden Program needs the Gardenstock community. That donation keeps the program alive.

 

 

 

 

 

May is for Monarchs Part 4 : Helping Monarchs

Written by Lisa Higby LeFevre Posted in People , Dig In, Tips, Community, Connect

May is for Monarchs Part 4 : Helping Monarchs

 

 

 

Become A Monarch Resort Entrepreneur

 

This is our last installment of May is for Monarchs. Last week we learned about how tough being on the road can be when you don't have a well-developed highway. This week we'll learn what it takes to open up our own roadside oasis for monarchs traveling the Monarch Highway.  Before diving in, we have a little update from the federal government. 

 

 

 

 

 

May is for Monarchs Part 3 : Monarch Decline

Written by Lisa Higby LeFevre Posted in People , Dig In, Tips, Community, Connect

May is for Monarchs Part 3 : Monarch Decline

 

 

 

Honey, Where Are We?

 

Last week we showcased the hottest monarch travel spots around. When great monarch B&Bs and roadside diners are plentiful it makes traveling so much easier. But what happens when that Monarch Highway is a desolate stretch of nothingness? Family travel can be challenging. Let alone without having to contend with long stretches without amenities.





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