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I Grew Up On a Farm

A little nostalgia for the childhood farm... 195 People

    Want to Go Back....

       I lived on a farm till I was 20. I have lived near the city ever since. I am so much looking for a way to get back to the country and would love to have my own little farm. Don't get me wrong, I have no plans to be up milking cows or growing 100's of acres of grian...
    Percheron Percheron 41-45, M Apr 27, 2008

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    Moooo

    I grew up on a dairy farm and had learned how to care for animals and all the responsibilities that come along with that.  I have so many funny memories during that time and it helped make me who I am today.  Although I would never do it again,  as an adult...LOL...
    Blitzsgirl Blitzsgirl 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    I Despair of Meeting My Goal.

    With so few people on Experience Project who have even grown up on a farm, how can I meet my goal of finally finding someone like myself?  I doubt it's possible.  I've found only one person in my life, but I can't access her anymore.  And she didn't even grow up on...
    FeloniSSSalt FeloniSSSalt 66-70 5 Responses May 9, 2009

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    Mornings In the Spring

    We used to have a lot of fun on the farm. Sold fishing worms to the store in town, and went fishing at the creek. Used to pick the corn when it was little, and eat it raw. Sweetest corn I ever had until the new variety Peaches and Cream hit the stores. Used to pick apples off the...
    coloco coloco 61-65, M 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    I remember being the kid

    who would wake up at 6:00 am, and watch the beautiful sunrise in summer. You could hear the tractor, smell granny's biscuits, and run in the fields. At nights, you can hear the frogs singing their summer night lullaby.
    nerdybabe nerdybabe 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    " I'm a Little Bit Country"

     I grew up on a farm. When I was younger. I didn't like not being able to take a bus, watch cable TV, have sidewalks and street lights, night clubs, The list was endless in those days! Now I miss the crickets and bull frogs at night. The farm animals in the distance...
    akaaka akaaka 36-40 1 Response Jun 11, 2008

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    It's all I know to do

    if I was to leave I would go crazzy
    Farmboy0 Farmboy0 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    The first time I went to a llama farm I fell in

    love. His name is Carl, talk about love at first sight. Carl and I are married now and live on my llama farm. Yes, Carl is a llama and wears hats. Do you think this is strange? I don't, I never doubt our love and you guys shouldn't either.
    llamalover101 llamalover101 16-17, F 14 mins ago

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    I'll Go Back To Farm Life One Day

    We had goats, horses, chickens, peacocks, and dogs.  At a few points, we threw in some ducks, turkeys, and pheasants--and wild cottontails.  We had our dad catch a couple wild ones and they were PISSED.  They squealed like none other. We used to ride our f**kin...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    My Family'S Ranch

    My family owns a ranch. Luke (15), me (13), Lynsey (10), james (8) and Jackie (3) are very happy here. I grew up on this farm, just like the rest of my siblings. Even my ma grew up here! my pa grew up on a farm as well. my gradmother lives with us as well. Luke, Lynsey, and i...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    Farm Life

    Up until I was the age of nine I lived on a farm. My grandfather owns a small farm about ten acres. He had goats,cows,pigs,chickens,peacocks and dogs. I would see him AND hear him all the time every morning doing some kind of work around the house whether it was plowing the...
    Daphney1001 Daphney1001 18-21, M Feb 2, 2012

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    Today On My Ranch

    Today was very interesting for me. As a girl growing up on our family's ranch in Texas, there are some early morning chores me and my siblings take care of. Lynsey (10) and me (13) woke up at 4 am to herd the cattle. Normally, this is Luke's (15) job, but right now, he is...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Apr 4, 2013

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    Spent Sometime On A Farm

    I spent half my childhood on a farm and half in the city. Started out in the city but then later it was to My Aunts Farm and then back to the city. Then later to a farm again. Then back to the city. Then my mom married a guy named harvey and they started a small farm in...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Nov 12, 2011

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    When we were kids we used to play in this small

    1 acre woodland/rubbish tip. It was completely surrounded by a rough council estate but was unknown to the bad kids. We used to spend every summer there building various dens and cutting back the brambles, we found hidden away in the undergrowth some stone foundations and a...
    harveyshideout harveyshideout 31-35, M 5 Responses Jan 1

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    I Grew Up On One, And Still Live On It.

    I am one who HATES city life with a passion.  For me personally, there's just nothing there, and way too many people.  You can't meander around looking at the sky or spot a tiny flower or insect or watch the clouds go by: it's go, go, go in the city.  You can...
    WildRoseBeef WildRoseBeef 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    I Wrote The Book, I GREW UP ON A FARM

    When ever I present my book, " I Grew Up On A Farm" at farm events and schools, people always share their wonderful farm memories with me.  My book seems to trigger story telling about growing up on a farm or visiting an uncle's farm when people were kids.  I feel good...
    farmbook1 farmbook1 61-65 Sep 27, 2010

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    Our Home

    It wasn't a big working farm just our own little small holding, we had chickens, ducks, turkeys, a horse and pigs. It was the most amazing childhood a child could have!
    pitstopbunny pitstopbunny 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2008

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    Growing up on a farm was great,

    as a kid I could let my mind roam free and I could always entertain myself, as I got older I became for lack of a better term socially awkward. It gets pretty lonely living on a farm but I wouldn't trade it for anything.
    Atma333 Atma333 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    Grew Up On A Farm

    remember when i was young we was on a farm!! mainly sheep and arable, my dad was the farm worker and enjoyed spending my spare time with him and thinking hey i want to be like you!!! So i did i ended up farming all around the uk and then took me to new zealand and i love...
    tea76 tea76 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2010

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    We Raised Horses.

    So I guess it was so much of a 'farm', being that we only had one kinda animal.  When I was younger my mother gave me a sheep though.  That stupid thing used to torture me.  It used to find me wherever I was on the farm and just start head butting me like crazy...
    intothewoods intothewoods 26-30 2 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    And Have Never Regreted It

    Yes it was hard,dirty and do without till u could aford better,but the lesson learned shaped my life and still do to this day. it was on a crop-livestock farm in the heart of Missouri with a lot of coustom work to make ends meet. Farmed on my own for a while but bad luck closed...
    geneo geneo 46-50, M Sep 16, 2012

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    Yep, and sometimes I had to help sows give

    birth to pigs if one got stuck. It was hilarious trying to watch my then boyfriend try to scoop up pig cleanings with a shovel and I just came over and picked it up with my hand. :P Hey, I can shower afterward.. and believe me, I did. Sometimes I would be covered in pig poo from...
    ShimmerSquirrels13 ShimmerSquirrels13 22-25, F Jul 23

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    Yes i grew up on my grandparent farm,

    ,, I guess you say I have it in my blood,,,Yes i have Four hundred and Fifty acre here ,, about two hundred acre is pasture land for the cattle i have here,,, Seven Five acre we have a garden to sell are vegetable, at the store , Dad and mom own, rest the land is in timber,,, i...
    pullupgirl103 pullupgirl103 31-35, F May 8

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    It was the farm that my ancestors got

    when they first arrived in New Zealand around 1850. I was the fifth generation of my family to grow up on that farm. It was a wonderful childhood; I can't imagine any better way to grow up. I had a herd of angora goats as pets and hundreds of acres of space to explore. My...
    NZArmano NZArmano 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    Farming

    My parents owned dairy cattle, sold goats, and grew strawberries in the spring. And then I was born, and the animal farm started falling apart. Cows and goats were sold, but my ma was able to hold onto the horse she owned. She taught my brother and I how to ride western and...
    Shayndel Shayndel 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2008

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    We Had a Farm and So Did My Grandmother

    Even though my childhood was difficult... I loved it. I love my brothers and sisters and cousins with all my heart. Even though I have been hurt by some of them, I would never change the past. We had dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, ducks and an emu... wow I...
    melymedina melymedina 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    My dad was diagnosed with cancer the week before my high school graduation. We sat in the hospital room for 3 days that felt like forever. I remember getting a feeling everything...
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    As a young child I grew up in a nudist family. I remained at home until I completed college and got married. I was the 6th child of 13 children. The first thing we all did when...
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    I grew up with my mother and father going away to make money; mainly in the mining business. My mom generally cooked for the camps and my father did(and still does) the mining. I...
    whentheyscream whentheyscream 18-21, M Sep 12

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    Nobody gets this. I share this with others and they respond "me too". Then they start talking about college or studying abroad or being in high school sports. And I'm like NO! My...
    poorwhitetrash poorwhitetrash 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    I grew up watching Pinky and the Brain
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 18

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    I grew up way below the poverty line, growing up with no electricity, running water, and very little food, the only food that i would eat was from the school. For water my family...
    AwesomePossum17 AwesomePossum17 22-25, M Sep 18

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    I grew up too fast, my mother unfortunately had very bad taste in men until my early teens. Her second husband used to force me to do most of the housework and watch my little...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl 22-25, F Sep 22

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    I grew up with drug dealer since I was little. My neighbours, friends, family etc are drug dealers so I kept bumping into stranger people then found out that they are drug dealers...
    FebeBab3 FebeBab3 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I live out in the country.. No I do not like country music.. Yes I can shoot a gun, yes I can fish and I know how to take care of animals.. No.. I do not hate the city.. Yes I...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I'm a bit sad that fall is approaching and the great summer produce will vanish. But at least I have apples, pears, and cider to look forward to.
    classyandhung classyandhung 36-40, M Sep 19

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    Wibble Wobble Woo!~ :D I made this group out of my feelings of giddyness and greed! :D Feel free to partake and enjoy! >:D Bahahahahahahaha!!
    ThatKidInTheAvi ThatKidInTheAvi 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Summertime "camp outs" in the back yard with all the other boys on the street-- sometimes as many as 12 of us. Stripping down to our tightie whities and sleeping on top of our...
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Always fascinated by seeing my friends dads in their brightly printed boxer shorts when all us boys wore briefs. Liked it most at the swimming pool where they took them off to...
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M Sep 2

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    I spent my weekends and summers at the Y and I loved seeing the men in their underwear and their hairy bodies. I did not have a dad so I was not used to seeing men like that. I was...
    travis43 travis43 56-60, M Sep 2

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    I would spend time with my uncle and he wore boxers and i had just plain white briefs. I asked him for boxers and he said boys dont wear boxers. He would go around the house in...
    travis43 travis43 56-60, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    It’s strange that no one on EP has shared any similar experience. I am pretty sure there are many guys out there who were sent to boarding school. Girls, however, are very rarely...
    Kurecca Kurecca 22-25, M Sep 4

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    Do not deny that money controls your life. The sooner you realize this the better it is for you. Money is more and more relevant in today's society. There's more **** you can buy...
    rememberthattime rememberthattime 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Being told by my mother that I was selfish & worse since I was a pre-teen damaged me... Made me believe my own happiness wasn't worth a damn (even though I could never make her...
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F Sep 8

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    I am now 23 years old. I thought it was a good idea to seek out my biological mother the moment I had turned 18. I eventually found her, started talking to her. At first she seemed...
    TRVPiiN TRVPiiN 22-25, M Sep 8

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    My parents divorced and my dad got custody of me, but still had to pay my mom child support (!). So for about 10 years we were pretty poor. Now we weren't as poor as most others...
    coverallfan coverallfan 41-45, M Sep 12

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    Im 20 years old and got hpv from the guy i thought id spend most of my young adult years with. He was literally my home and safe place, and i cant stop thinking hes lying to me...
    xobxo94 xobxo94 18-21, F Sep 21

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