Blooming where you’re planted song highlights: When I First Came to This Land


The kids are already having loads of fun learning When I First Came to This Land by Oscar Brand! It’s going to be great fun seeing how they incorporate all of their ideas into this song for our two concerts in April! Gardening and taming the land were especially important for homesteaders and this fun children’s song details the effort involved in working the land and starting a farm with humorous names attached to the singer’s farm, shack, horse, cow, duck, pig, wife, and son. Here’s a rendition by Pete Seeger: