Hudson Valley Parent

HVP November 2015

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16 Hudson Valley Parent ■ November 2015 I'm hoping that his sisters will fi nd ways to incorporate into the farm too." The Lains' commitment to sustainability runs deep and wide: they even have a family reunion for hundreds of members of their scattered clan on the farm every fi ve years. The farm also hosts a summer camp for children ages 4-15, focus- ing on outdoor skills, nature study and folklore. Lain says his fondest wish is not just to have his children involved in farm life, but to give every child that opportunity. "I wish every child had an opportunity to run around and enjoy the farm," he says. "I feel that so many children are divorced from it. It's a loss not only for them but for the earth." Kathleen Willcox is a freelance writer and the Director of Commu- nications for FarmOn! Foundation in the Hudson Valley. She is the proud mother of two very active, delightful 3-year-olds, Emily and Miles. Follow her on Twitter @SustainableKW. Love School Again (845) 373-2012 • Co-ed, boarding/day school • Grades 2-12, PG • Orton-Gillingham Daily 1:1 tutorial The Kildonan School Make the Change... Empowering Students With Dyslexia Since 1969 Camp Dunnabeck at Kildonan FAMILY FARMS (Continued from Page 15) "As a farmer, I was a part of my kids' life and they were a part of mine because I never had to go o to an o ce." – M.A. Lain, KeziaLain Organic Bicentennial Farm in Westtown

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