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  • 09/29/2023 12:15 PM | Tom Linley (Administrator)

    Approximately 145 park rangers, specialists and personnel from the Florida Park Service toured the MKR Farm as part of a State Interpretive Workshop on September 27th.

    The visit to the MKR Historic State park included tours of MKR's home, video showings of our documentary, "From Novel to Movie: The Yearling in Florida," and refreshments including gingerbread made from MKR's Cross Creek Cookery.

    Among the participants was the Director of the Division of Recreation and Parks for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Chuck Hatcher. The two-day Interpretive Workshop also included Tours of Silver Springs State Park and Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.

  • 08/21/2023 7:31 AM | Tom Linley (Administrator)

    Documentary Update: If you wanted to watch our documentary: From Novel to Movie: The Yearling in Florida but missed viewing it on WUFT-TV or your cable or satellite didn't carry WUFT-TV or your PBS station in your part of the state already aired it, we've got some good news.... Click the link below to watch it:

    If you are watching on your phone you can cast it to your TV.

    Here are more ways to watch the documentary:

    If you have the PBS app on your TV you can view it from ANY PBS location by searching for Yearling.

    You can go to and use the search button and type in Yearling and you should be able to view it.

    If you have the WUFT-TV passport you can also see it there.

    Thank you to everyone for your wonderful comments about this program. It's been a labor of love and quite a journey. We love knowing Marjorie's story of The Yearling is getting out to the world.

    Donna Green-Townsend, Producer

    Kathlyne Walkup Sheppard, Co-producer

  • 07/05/2023 5:16 PM | Tom Linley (Administrator)

    The Friends of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm citizen support organization is proud to announce that our documentary, From Novel to Movie: The Yearling in Florida is being offered to more than 350 public television stations across the country via the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA). 

    Read the full article

  • 11/04/2022 1:33 PM | Tom Linley (Administrator)

    Marjorie’s Farmhouse has a new roof!

  • 04/30/2022 1:29 PM | Tom Linley (Administrator)

    In April 2022 Sally Baskin Hooker and her husband Jim visited the farm.  Sally is a niece of Norton Baskin, Marjorie’s second husband, and was interviewed for an oral history at that time.  Excerpts from that interview may be found in the Summer and Fall Newsletters.

  • 11/26/2021 10:11 AM | Tom Linley (Administrator)

    Stumps have been removed, and 15 new citrus trees have been planted – all thanks to a grant from the Florida State Parks Foundation as well as support from the Friends and the work of park volunteers and staff.  What an improvement the trees make!

  • 06/28/2021 4:56 PM | Deleted user

    The garden is bursting with zinnias, butterflies, and  hummingbirds. Come visit our garden today.

Friends of  the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm, Inc., is a 503(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All contributions are tax deductible. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Florida Division of Consumer Services by calling 1-800-435-7352 (toll-free within Florida). Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State. 

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