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Kids become farmers in Southold

Luke Gibbs, 7, of Southold, holds a chicken

Luke Gibbs, 7, of Southold, holds a chicken at Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp, which is run by his mother, Jennifer Gibbs. (Aug. 9, 2012) Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Jennifer Gibbs, owner of an 8 ½-acre farm in Southold, and her sister, Kate Liddle, opened Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp program with a vision of instilling a sense of awareness, responsibility and respect in the children who participate.

Leo Reitzel, of Southold, grabs an armful of
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Leo Reitzel, of Southold, grabs an armful of hay to feed to the alpacas at Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp in Southold. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Campers Jackson McCann-Ezekiel and Molly Jackson feed the
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Campers Jackson McCann-Ezekiel and Molly Jackson feed the ducks at Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp in Southold. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Campers Abel Jackson and Emma Krupinski feed goats
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Campers Abel Jackson and Emma Krupinski feed goats at Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp in Southold. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Kids between the ages of 3 and 12
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Kids between the ages of 3 and 12 can help run a working farm at Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp in Southold. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Kaitlyn Heath, 6, of Southold, reaches for an
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Kaitlyn Heath, 6, of Southold, reaches for an egg in the chicken coop at Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp in Southold. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Jennifer Gibbs, who runs Little Farmer's Playschool and
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Jennifer Gibbs, who runs Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp in Southold, counts the eggs campers found in the chicken coop. (Aug. 9, 2012)

Luke Gibbs, 7, of Southold, holds a chicken
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Luke Gibbs, 7, of Southold, holds a chicken at Little Farmer's Playschool and summer camp, which is run by his mother, Jennifer Gibbs. (Aug. 9, 2012)

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