Grapevine’s Nash Farm hosts First Fridays series

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Feb. 7: Historic Foodways Experience the way farmers grew, harvested, cooked and preserved food.

March 7: Urban Homesteading Learn about urban homesteading techniques that can be incorporated into today’s modern lifestyle.

April 4: Spinning and Weaving Turn fibers into fabric to use for a variety of farm life needs.

May 2: Farm Fun Play with old-fashioned toys and games and experience the fun times on the farm.

June 6: Crop Production See how crops were vital to the financial success of the farm and see what grows at Nash Farm today.

July 3: Keeping Cool Keep cool like the settlers on the Grape Vine Prairie.

Aug. 1: Cotton Discover how cotton was one of the most important crops on the farm and truly helped to build North Texas.

Sept. 4: Craftsmanship Develop your skills at the crafts and trades that were found on the Grape Vine Prairie.

Oct. 3: Campfire Cooking Taste the flavors of the farm and learn how you can incorporate into your next camping trip or backyard activity.

Nov. 7: Crochet, Knit and Sew Create domestic art projects that at one time would have become treasured family heirlooms.

Dec. 5: Christmas Fun Celebrate the season and holiday traditions of life on the farm.

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Grapevine’s Nash Farm announces the second year of its First Fridays at the Farm series.

Running from February through December, the 2014 series features family-friendly educational experiences designed to teach life skills that were important to a Texas farm in the 19th. century.

Daily life in Texas during the late 1800’s required knowledge of a number of skills, methods and even recipes that will be demonstrated during the monthly sessions. Participants work alongside the Nash Farmhands to learn these life skills.

Each month features a different theme. All sessions are scheduled for 10 a.m.- noon and require a $3 participation fee.

To register or for more information about the First Fridays at the Farm series, visit www.NashFarm.org. For additional information about Grapevine, call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817-410-3185 or visitwww.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.

Marty Sabota, 817-390-7367

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