There may be no better way to get in the holiday spirit than to visit your nearest Christmas tree farm and choose your own tree. Wandering among the trees, breathing in the fresh air, and enjoying the holiday sights and sounds is sure to bring joy to your heart. Follow the link to a list of the best tree farms in each state, according to Good Housekeeping Magazine.
So many have discovered the joy of backyard birding. The simple act of drawing, in addition to creating calm, can change the way you look at the world and the world of birds. David Sibley is perhaps the most renowned living ornithologist and has been drawing birds for nearly 50 years. He is the author and illustrator of 12 nature books, including a comprehensive guide to North American birds. Join him as he teaches you to draw birds using a clear and enjoyable approach.
at Linvilla Orchards
You can send a favorite from the farm, a 300-acre family farm, that is, dedicated to agriculture, entertainment and education. Or you can pack up the car and head west from Philadelphia to take a hayride or to pick your own seasonal fruit. Each season is celebrated fully at Linvilla. From Pumpkinland to Christmas on the Farm, fun abounds year round!
at Southern Hill Farms
And show a farm family some love! Try Southern Hill Farms’ delicious made-on-the-farm jams and salsas — and treat yourself to a jar of exfoliating sugar scrub, available a wide assortment of natural scents. Better yet, visit the Orlando-area farm where they teach their neighbors where food comes from, who grows it, and how revitalizing a little sunshine and fresh air can be!