1818 Farms at Under the Christmas Tree

1818 Farms at Under the Christmas Tree
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Don’t miss the debut of several 1818 Farms products at Under the Christmas Tree in Huntsville, AL this Friday – Sunday (November 2 – 4). Our items will be for sale at The Mooresville Merchants booth (Booth #515).

See below for pictures of all the items we will have available.

The crosses are one of a kind, created from reclaimed wood dating back 40-100 years. They are adorned with dried flowers and herbs from 1818 Farms. Each cross has its own story (read stories below picture gallery), and is heat branded on the back with the 1818 Farms brand.

The handmade dried herb and floral wreath is constructed from dried lavender, zinnias, hydrangeas, thyme, lambs ear, rosemary, lemon balm, sage, and mint. All herbs and flowers were harvested at 1818 Farms and Stone House Farms.

The handmade dried rosemary wreath is accented with dried lavender, zinnias, and hydrangeas. All herbs and flowers were harvested at 1818 Farms. Each wreath is one of a kind.

The lavender used in the bath salts and soap were grown, harvested, dried and de-budded at 1818 Farms.

T-shirts and Egg Vouchers will be sold. We have new, long sleeve t-shirts for the fall season.

And we will have our “Egg Scrambler” available as well. The perfect gift for the chef in your house who only has a minute or two to prepare breakfast.

Gift baskets can be pre-ordered and custom built with the products of your choice.

Additional crosses will be built. Please contact us to pre-order.

Click here to read more about this year’s Under the Christmas Tree. We hope to see you there.

    Cross Stories

Family Traditions
Do you have special childhood memories that standout in your mind? Maybe it is a birthday celebration, holiday or vacation. For more than 50 years families gathered for summer picnics at the redwood table that is used for the body of this cross. The accent pieces were taken from an old Stage Coach Stop that was torn down in North Alabama. It is adorned with dried hydrangeas and goldenrod which symbolize heart-felt emotion and encouragement. The back of the cross is marked with the official 1818 Farms fire brand.

Earthly Harvest
The Tulip Poplar was a favored species for building construction by early settlers. It was widely used in the construction of barns, cabins, and homes. It is the state tree of Kentucky. The trunks were often carved out and used as canoes for early transportation needs. The tulip poplar that is used for the body of this cross was harvested and sawed at an old saw mill in Western Tennessee. The accent pieces are Western Red Cedar from on old plant nursery in Lauderdale County, Alabama. Both the cross and accent pieces are more than 40 years old. The cross is adorned with dried hydrangeas and zinnias which symbolize heart-felt emotion and daily remembrance. The back of the cross is marked with the official 1818 Farms fire brand.

HOPE
For centuries the Eastern Red Cedar has been used for constructing household furniture and closet linings. It is highly desirable because of its beautiful color and aromatic fragrance. It is commonly used for building hope chest for young brides. The cross is made from Eastern Red Cedar that was harvested and band sawed in North Alabama approximately 40 years ago. It is adorned with cotton grown at a Limestone County, Alabama farm. The back of the cross is marked with the official 1818 Farms fire brand.

Nature’s Blessings
Sunshine, rain and fresh air are key components to successful farming. This cross represents the blessings that we experience in nature each day at 1818 Farms. The blue distressed cross body represents the sky and the dried wreath represents the preservation of nature. The body of this cross is made from Eastern White Pine that was salvaged from a construction project in North Alabama more than 40 years ago. The accent pieces were taken from an old Stage Coach Stop that was torn down in North Alabama. The focal point of the cross is a hand-made dried herb and floral wreath. The wreath is constructed from dried lavender, zinnias, hydrangeas, thyme, lambs ear, rosemary, lemon balm, sage, and mint. All herbs and flowers were harvest at 1818 Farms and Stone House Farms located in historic Mooresville, Alabama. The back of the cross is marked with the official 1818 Farms fire brand.

New Beginnings
A new day begins with a sunrise. Every 24 hours we are given a day that can hold happiness, self-improvement and hope. The yellow distressed cross body represents the bright warm sunshine of a new day. Many people see the fall as time when the flowers die and rest for the winter. The dried flowers on the cross show that the change of seasons is not an end, but actually a new beginning. The body of this cross is made from Eastern White Pine that was salvaged from a construction project in North Alabama more than 40 years ago. The accent pieces were taken from an old Stage Coach Stop that was torn down in North Alabama. The cross is adorned with dried hydrangeas, goldenrod, and zinnias. The flowers symbolize heart-felt emotion, encouragement, and daily remembrance. The back of the cross is marked with the official 1818 Farms fire brand.

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