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Uncategorized Winnie Feise: Inspiring Leadership

Just shy of 60 years ago, Winnie Feise attended a Farm & Wilderness Fair. “It was pure magic,” she recalled. “Then and there it was determined that someday I would work at the camps.” Two years later, she returned to head up the Flying Squirrels (1960), which began a pivotal, decades-long connection with F&W. Winnie […]

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Red Spruce Grove RED SPRUCE GROVE FAQ’s

“I love how close we are to the natural world around us, and I love how intimate the small group is.” – 2017 RSG Camper. What are the RSG Values? This program is based on F&W’s Mission and Quaker Values: Service, Peacemaking, Integrity, Community, Equity, and Simplicity. We strive to: ∙ Live in the Wilderness: […]

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News & Announcements Farm & Wilderness and the Ninevah Foundation Join Forces

Last weekend, the Boards of the Farm & Wilderness Foundation and Ninevah Foundation agreed to join forces to conserve Lake Ninevah and its surrounding land, which have long been used and beloved by the F&W community. Through this letter, we want to share with you the key points of this new relationship, as well as […]

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Indian Brook Meet the 2018 IB Support Staff!

Our staff are eager for your arrival. Here are some faces and names of the staff you will see on opening day. We are excited for your arrival so we can play in the dirt, sing, and appreciate all the gifts of our community together! Megan- Director Hi! I’m Megan (she, her, hers) and I’m […]

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News & Announcements “We want Al! We want Al!”

There was something special about Al Hicks—and it wasn’t just the legendary sticky buns or Sunday dinners served at noon. Campers would chant, “We want Al, we want Al,” and he would eventually appear, wave and return to his kitchen. Al didn’t care for attention, but “when you met Al, you wanted to know him […]

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Uncategorized Circle of Light: Janet Green

Since Janet first came to Farm & Wilderness in 1973, she served as Indian Brook nurse, director, and nurse again, camp parent and grandparent, and member and clerk of the Board of Trustees. In each of these roles, Janet has been a leader, visionary, and conscience for the entire organization. At Indian Brook, Janet introduced […]

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Uncategorized Remembering John Stevens

Over the 25 summers John A. Stevens, P.E. spent at Farm & Wilderness he was known for many things including, playing bag pipes, driving the yellow truck, and building many kybos, cabins and tree forts. Born in 1921, John graduated from Princeton in ’43 and then enlisted as an officer in the U.S. Navy in […]

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Uncategorized World’s Best Garlic Bread

Melt one stick of butter or use ½ cup olive oil. Add two tablespoons chopped garlic and sautee for two minutes. Turn off heat and add any (or all) of the following: 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon chopped thyme 1 teaspoon chopped oregano ½ teaspoon black pepper You could also add some Parmesan cheese […]

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Saltash Mountain The SAM Garden

Long sunny afternoons, 55 years of compost enriched soil, and the diligent daily work of campers make the SAM garden a surprisingly productive (albeit little) plot of land. Last summer we enjoyed scallions in our cream cheese, lemon balm infused iced tea, cucumbers, squash, broccoli, edible flowers, cherry tomatoes, kale, basil, and many bounteous salads […]