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6 Things I Learned From Wwoofing

By Sarah In the past six weeks I have lived on two farms and had the exact kind of once-in-a-lifetime experiences I wanted to have when I left the US.  Despite living in Manhattan for the past four years, I … Continue reading

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Farm Day 8: Sayonara Tobarra!

by Sarah When I finished mucking out my last stall yesterday I threw up my pitchfork like a graduation hat. I´m sad to be leaving the farm but I do feel a sense of accomplishment like I´ve passed some sort … Continue reading

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Tobarra Day 6: Fiesta during Siesta!

By Sarah I was unimpressed when I found out that the closest city to Tobarra, Albacete, was putting on “The 4th Largest Fair in Spain”. It reminded me of the Flight of the Conchords tagline, “The 4th Most Popular Folk … Continue reading

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Farm Day 4: The Beauty Salon

By Sarah Our training as My Little Pony stylists as kids is paying off dividends on the Tobarran farm. The only real difference between grooming the juvenile toys and the Spanish stallions is that the brushes are wooden instead of … Continue reading

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Farm Country Kickoff: Yeehaw!

This week we left a B&B in the Lake District of England (Perrin) and a free apartment in central Madrid (Sarah) and boarded a southbound bus to the arid, wheat-filled, 7,000 person town of Tobarra, Spain. (We can’t figure out where the … Continue reading

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