Camp Packing List, v.2016

What to Bring. What not to Bring. Proper packing is important to ensure a comfortable and safe experience. Please label everything. Don’t bring anything you’re afraid to get dirty or lose! To bring (mandatory): ___ footwear: two pairs (closed toe)….

Friendly Farm Animals

Ten minutes into my first farm tour of Antiquity Oaks, I noticed something was different. We had walked into the first pasture and goats pranced over to greet me. Then, in the mud pen, a pig approached me.  When I…

Summer 2016 Sneak Peak

OK, a big change for 2016 is the location and having lots of friendly farm animals, but it’s not the only difference. A Second Cooking Instructor and a Cob Oven. This is HUGE. To the best of our knowledge, we’re…

Summer 2015 in Review (with pictures)

Wow, what a summer! Furry-feathered animals welcome us to camp. The chickens and ducks do more than entertain us though… After eating loads of leaves, seeds and bugs, they offer us food to eat. Food! It’s all about great food!…

Camper Packing List

What to Bring. What not to Bring. Proper packing is important to ensure a comfortable and safe experience. Please label everything. Don’t bring anything you’re afraid to get dirty or lose! To bring (mandatory): ___ 4 short-sleeve shirts ___ 2…

Photos from April & May, 2015

Various shots, mostly at the camp site, but a few in Chicago like these three of Ashley, Nance, Cheryl & Tim. A cold sunny April work day (including a tour with Aleks) Gorgeous trees, handyman Melvin visiting and a Rosemary…

Our Hostess Nance (for Camp 2015)

It’s spring and Nance Klehm is focused, constantly moving- lifting, pulling, digging, walking and whistling. She turns 50 this November, but she’s got enough energy for two 25-year-olds and perhaps that’s fitting. You see, Nance lives two full time lives….

Why We Do What We Do.

Elena forwarded me an article recently. My first reaction was, I don’t have time to read it. Still, I clicked the link. The first line reminded me why we launched Farm Camp: The environment is not separate from ourselves; we…

Pictures from Early March

We’ve started seeds in a couple of spots, including with help from a local greenhouse.The farm has six hens. Elena & Tim  ‘shopping’ for more (and ducks), plus getting goats & a couple of sheep and calves (from the neighbors) who…

More on Camper Accommodations

  After loads of discussions with tent manufacturers, we chose the 5000 Ultimate Pro Model from Stout Tent and are thrilled.              From early 2015: Our property has a farm house (solar panel powered) and…