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Guidestar Platinum

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Great news! Farm Discovery just earned the 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing these metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. We hope this accomplishment inspires you to support our Spring Scholarship Drive to help make field trips

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Wool is Warm, Wool is Cool

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Wool is really a wonder fiber. You can wear wool to warm up in cool weather and cool off in warm weather. . . WHAT?! The natural crimp in wool means more dead air is trapped in wool than in any other fiber and that dead air is a fabulous insulator protecting our almost hairless

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Why does wool itch?

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When is the last time you wore an itchy sweater? And why did it itch? My grandmother was Irish, and a knitter. So, I had this beautiful, off-white (clean wool color), cable-knit hat with a pom pom on top that I COULD NOT WEAR. Even as a less sensitive and picky adult, I can't wear