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Farm kid view: How I spent my quarantine

Slideshow: Check out how these hardworking farm kids spent their quarantine days this spring and summer, with stories straight from them and their parents!

Time with family. Time learning things they wouldn’t have learned otherwise. Lemonade from lemons.

These are the phrases that have peppered farm family conversations since the start of Illinois’ COVID-19 quarantine, as kids came home from school and immersed themselves in farm family life. And it’s why Prairie Farmer wanted to take a look at what families have experienced — both in terms of what farm kids have lost and what they’ve gained.

This is the third in a four-part series. Check out the other three parts here:

Living the farm kid quarantine life
• Farm kid quarantine: Nurses, runners and wrestlers
Farm kid quarantine, captured on video

Click through the slideshow for stories straight from the families themselves — plus some hilarious photos of real, honest, farm kid quarantine life!

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