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RachelLeigh
True Blue Farmgirl

633 Posts

Rachel
Rainier WA
USA
633 Posts

Posted - Nov 11 2020 :  12:35:08 PM  Show Profile
Is there a way to tell if a chapter is still active? I've sent multiple emails over the years only to never receive a response.

Also, is there a way to create virtual chapters? We currently live in one place but, if we can make it happen, we're going to be moving much, much more remote and about 80-100 miles away from where we currently live in the next 18 months, so I don't want to start a chapter here in the 98366 zip code if we might be moving. I'd LOVE a virtual chapter - and it's quite appropriate here in the time of COVID.


Farmgirl Sister #127
My blog: http://14thandoak.com
"Nowadays, even living simply - working only to acquire life's most basic necessities, demands so much." - Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

AndreaPA
True Blue Farmgirl

322 Posts

Andrea
Factoryville PA
USA
322 Posts

Posted - Nov 11 2020 :  2:18:30 PM  Show Profile
I was wondering the same thing Rachel. And I agree, virtual is a good idea while we are stuck with social distancing. Would love to join a chapter that is active but not so sure about in-person meetings.

Andrea
Farmgirl# 8166
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Brian
Hound dog enthusiast and customer service

506 Posts

Brian
Moscow ID
USA
506 Posts

Posted - Nov 11 2020 :  4:58:44 PM  Show Profile
Hi Folks,

I'm actually in the process of cleaning out a large portion of the inactive chapters on our list. It's a long story but basically, the chapter program is 15 years old and some of the chapter leaders have moved on and/or changed the emails that we have on file for them. I'm in communication with all the chapter leaders ensuring that the ones that are still active stay on the list and those that are inactive are removed.

For the "virtual chapter" idea, we do have the Farmgirl Chapter Henhouses which might fit your needs: http://www.maryjanesfarm.org/HenHouseSnitz/.

This is a separate forum sectioned off for Sisterhood members only and we need to manually transfer a chat room account into a specific Henhouse before you can post. If you have some members who are also members of the Sisterhood you can provide me with their login information. From there I can create a new henhouse just for you with you as the "Hen Honcho" and add the members that you supplied to your Henhouse. I hope that helps answer your question. Let me know if you have any more!
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levisgrammy
True Blue Farmgirl

7887 Posts

Denise
Ohio
USA
7887 Posts

Posted - Nov 13 2020 :  11:19:59 AM  Show Profile
The Scattered Prairie Girls is still active and I think The Wildflowers is also an active hen house.

~Denise
Sister #43~1/18/2007

"I am a bookaholic and I have no desire to be cured."

"Home is where we find comfort, security, memories, friendship, hospitality, and above all, family. It is the place that deserves our commitment and loyalty." William J. Bennett

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RachelLeigh
True Blue Farmgirl

633 Posts

Rachel
Rainier WA
USA
633 Posts

Posted - Nov 14 2020 :  08:34:27 AM  Show Profile
Thank you, Brian and Denise, for your helpful answers!


Farmgirl Sister #127
My blog: http://14thandoak.com
"Nowadays, even living simply - working only to acquire life's most basic necessities, demands so much." - Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
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Cissik
True Blue Farmgirl

512 Posts

Sylvia
Kent WA
USA
512 Posts

Posted - Nov 16 2020 :  11:12:06 AM  Show Profile
I no longer have a chapter that meets in person. Rachel, do you want to start a virtual one? I would join and can ask others here if they're interested. I think through digital cameras and pdfs, we could share our mischief making events!


Sylvia
Kent, WA
Farm Girl #5389
Back Door Farm Girls Chapter
https://www.etsy.com/shop/thecopperedsea
http://vintagegathering.blogspot.com
Love The People God Gave You Because He Will Need Them Back Someday.
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RachelLeigh
True Blue Farmgirl

633 Posts

Rachel
Rainier WA
USA
633 Posts

Posted - Nov 17 2020 :  07:33:36 AM  Show Profile
Let's chat! I'll send you an email. I miss you ladies.

quote:
Originally posted by Cissik

I no longer have a chapter that meets in person. Rachel, do you want to start a virtual one? I would join and can ask others here if they're interested. I think through digital cameras and pdfs, we could share our mischief making events!


Sylvia
Kent, WA
Farm Girl #5389
Back Door Farm Girls Chapter
https://www.etsy.com/shop/thecopperedsea
http://vintagegathering.blogspot.com
Love The People God Gave You Because He Will Need Them Back Someday.





Farmgirl Sister #127
My blog: http://14thandoak.com
"Nowadays, even living simply - working only to acquire life's most basic necessities, demands so much." - Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
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blackdressandbluejeans
Farmgirl at Heart

1 Posts

Ashley
Jarrettsville Maryland
USA
1 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2021 :  04:59:29 AM  Show Profile
Hi Ladies,
I'm brand new! How to I find out if there are any chapters in Maryland? Are all chapters by state or are there special interest Chapters, like say equestrians?

Ashley Adams Aycock
Farmgirl #8281
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AndreaPA
True Blue Farmgirl

322 Posts

Andrea
Factoryville PA
USA
322 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2021 :  1:54:02 PM  Show Profile
Hi Ashley, Welcome! I am in northeast PA. I think in November I saw that the Chapter list was being updated. I don't know if that is done yet. Hope someone else can answer.

Andrea
Farmgirl# 8166
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Brian
Hound dog enthusiast and customer service

506 Posts

Brian
Moscow ID
USA
506 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2021 :  3:14:18 PM  Show Profile
Hi Ashley and Andrea, You can search for a chapter in your area here: http://www.maryjanesfarm.org/Chapters/Search.asp I suggest searching by state since it's easy to know which neighboring town is within driving distance. We did remove a LOT of inactive chapters this November. It's still an ongoing process but I'm hoping that as we continue to clean up there will be fewer inactive chapters out there. That was just step 1 of what I view as a 3 step process in cleaning up the chapter program. I'm hoping that we can get started on step 2 to continue to winnow the inactive chapters so that when folks are looking for a chapter to join, they see the active ones!
Thanks,
Brian
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rhinomom2
Farmgirl in Training

22 Posts

Linda
Traverse City Michigan
USA
22 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2021 :  3:21:22 PM  Show Profile  Click to see rhinomom2's MSN Messenger address
Thanks Brian for the info on invalid chapters. I tried to start one many years ago and got no takers; but I still would like to join one. Keep us posted.


Just Have Faith!
Sister #237
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AndreaPA
True Blue Farmgirl

322 Posts

Andrea
Factoryville PA
USA
322 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2021 :  3:24:35 PM  Show Profile
Thank you Brian!

Andrea
Farmgirl# 8166
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tigger9777
Sharpshooter / Chapter Leader / Chapter Guru

31 Posts

Candy
Oakley CA
USA
31 Posts

Posted - Jan 23 2021 :  9:31:26 PM  Show Profile
I just started a Chapter December 2020 in California - Brentwood Farm Girls.
We are meeting virtually on Zoom the 3rd Thursday every month during Pandemic.
We just held our Tea Party and Meeting on 1/21/21. We had so much fun. We played Tea Trivia T/F and did a Scavenger Hunt - so much fun to see everyone scramble for a Starbucks gift Card. So far, we have 25 chapter members, 4 are in Sisterhood and we have 2 Young Cultivators. We just keep growing*
Search Facebook to find us - Brentwood Farm Girls
Candy Hogan
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tigger9777
Sharpshooter / Chapter Leader / Chapter Guru

31 Posts

Candy
Oakley CA
USA
31 Posts

Posted - Jan 23 2021 :  9:34:48 PM  Show Profile
We are active
Brentwood Farm Girls (California) - find us on Facebook
Candy Hogan #8283
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Daizy
True Blue Farmgirl

957 Posts

Daizy
Talladega Alabama
USA
957 Posts

Posted - Jan 31 2021 :  09:33:15 AM  Show Profile
Hay there.

Brian, my virtual chapter is still active. I have been absent for a while but never got an email from you so I'm guessing our chapter is all good. I am in the process of some "housecleaning" within our group so some will be weeded out and hopefully some will join. For those that still wish to be in this chapter please reach out to me or expect an email from me soon. I need new/current email address and then mailing addresses to get your supplies to you. Thanks for all you do, Brian. Hugs.

Hugs and prayers, Daizy #1093
Poor House Farmgirl Chapter {A virtual chapter open to everyone.}
A good day is when you find ALL your ear tags! I wonder how my cows would like my Farmgirl apron??
www.poorhouseparadise.blogspot.com
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Cissik
True Blue Farmgirl

512 Posts

Sylvia
Kent WA
USA
512 Posts

Posted - Sep 24 2021 :  11:42:03 AM  Show Profile
Didn't get your email, Rachel. Let me know if you want to o a virtual chapter.

Sylvia
Kent, WA
Farm Girl #5389
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RachelLeigh
True Blue Farmgirl

633 Posts

Rachel
Rainier WA
USA
633 Posts

Posted - Sep 26 2021 :  10:27:15 AM  Show Profile
Sylvia, I just sent the email!


Farmgirl Sister #127
My blog: http://14thandoak.com
"Nowadays, even living simply - working only to acquire life's most basic necessities, demands so much." - Rebbe Nachman of Breslov
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