The Crones Cradle Conserve trip included the bus, lunch and tour of the Conserve which is an organic farm. They also sell herbs, plants and vegetables. A wonderful time was had by all!
Crones Cradle Conserve is a 756 acre ecological preserve and education > center located in Marion County, thirty-five miles southeast of > Gainesville, an area of increasing sprawl and development. Sustainability > is the underlying theme of all the Conserve’s endeavors. The Conserve seeks > to retain as much as possible the existing flora and fauna in its natural > state within Conserve boundaries. Less than 100 acres are being used for > human purposes. The ultimate priority of the Conserve is protecting and > appreciating the earth before carrying out any of its “people-related” > ventures. This approach is the only way to achieve sustainability for > farming, for the local community and for the planet, emphasizes Jeri > Baldwin, co-founder with Deborah Light of Sag Harbor, New York of the > Conserve. >