MaryJane's Farmgirl Sisterhood

Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges

Make It Easy

5. Carp-hen-try


  • Find a simple project around the home, such as installing shelving or repainting a room, and complete it.
  • Read the book Dare to Repair, by Julie Sussman and Stephanie Glakas-tenet.


  • This time, tackle a more difficult project like remodeling an entire room or crafting something for the home or your property like a picnic table. A minimum of 20 hours is required to earn this badge.


  • Undertake a major project such as building your own workshop. If you lack the space or resources for a project such as this, you can also donate your time to a group like Habitat for Humanity. A minimum of 40 hours is required to earn this badge.

(The book required for this badge is available on loan from MaryJanesFarm; e-mail

April, 2014 Edition