Saturday Farm

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Cindy of Saturday Farm, Cape Cod, wearing her Ivey Abitz bespoke clothing.
Cindy, owner of Saturday Farm, makes every part of her life as authentic as her Baa Boys. In her search for authentic clothing, she learned about Ivey Abitz garments through a friend’s recommendation.
Built in 1820 by a sea captain, and just a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean, Saturday Farm is brimming with stories, many told in its wide planked floors and horsehair plaster walls.
The “Baa Boys,” as they are known by locals, are the resident Southdown sheep of Saturday Farm, a self-catering vacation home rental on Cape Cod.
Garden herbs make their way back to the barn at Saturday Farm.
Organic herbs from Saturday Farm.
Cindy’s life at Saturday Farm was at the center of her clothing search when she discovered Ivey Abitz.
Cindy tends to her Baa Boys - Southdown sheep - wearing her bespoke Ivey Abitz.
Cindy wears Ivey Abitz every day whilst doing farm chores, from watering the sheep to digging roots for tinctures.
"The designs are so versatile that I can wear them doing anything and look completely relevant. They have changed my life." Cindy is wearing her Limited Edition Blanchefleur Frock with her Chittister Duster Coat.
Cindy passing through one of the Saturday Farm gates while wearing her Ivey Abitz bespoke clothing.
Cindy digs for Solomon's Seal at Saturday Farm. She uses it for tinctures.
Solomon's Seal, good for soothing tendons and joints. Cindy is wearing her Chittister Duster Coat over her Ivey Abitz Inglenook Frock.
The Saturday Farm dining table in the guest house.
Filling lavender sachets at Saturday Farm.
A Saturday Farm stamp.
Filling sachets at Saturday Farm. You can purchase herbs and tinctures during your stay.
Cindy in the dining room at Saturday Farm's guest house.
An Ivey Abitz dress over a chair at Saturday Farm.
On the ladder in her barn studio at Saturday Farm.
Dried lavender in the barn studio at Saturday Farm.
Cindy working in her Ivey Abitz garments at her barn studio.
Cindy, owner of Saturday Farm, mixes a tincture wearing her bespoke Ivey Abitz clothing.
Front door at Saturday Farm.
Entrance to the house at Saturday Farm.
Wide plank floors abound on Cape Cod and at Saturday Farm.
The working cooker in the Saturday Farm kitchen is all yours during your stay - and it is a joy to use.
Evenings at Saturday Farm are enchanting as history seeps from the floor boards and antiques.
Dining table at Saturday Farm.
Hardware at Saturday Farm invites you to open the door to history.
Jobey, a Southdown sheep, greets the camera to Saturday Farm.
The guest house at Saturday Farm is filled with historic feeling. The vintage fixtures add to the nostalgia.
Sheep graze at the Saturday Farm guest house.
A picket fence instills a sense of simplicity in visitors at Saturday Farm.
Bromley and Jobey, resident sheep at Saturday Farm, graze near the house.
A bird of prey soars over a carving in the garden at Saturday Farm.
"Ivey Abitz designs are so versatile that I can wear them doing anything and look completely relevant. They have changed my life." Cindy is wearing her Chittister Duster Coat over her Blanchefleur Frock whilst gathering seaweed for her Saturday Farm garden.
Cindy is wearing her Chittister Duster Coat over her Blanchefleur Frock by Ivey Abitz whilst gathering seaweed for her Saturday Farm garden.
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A creative herbalist farmer seeks authentic clothing to match her authentic lifestyle.

Photos and text by Joshua and Cynthia Ivey Abitz

Bromley and Jobey greeted us to their farm one autumn weekend, their demeanor calm and quiet. The “Baa Boys,” as they are known by locals, are the resident Southdown sheep of Saturday Farm, a self-catering vacation home rental on Cape Cod.

Cindy, owner of Saturday Farm, makes every part of her life as authentic as her Baa Boys. In her search for authentic clothing, she learned about Ivey Abitz garments through a friend’s recommendation.
Cindy, owner of Saturday Farm, makes every part of her life as authentic as her Baa Boys. In her search for authentic clothing, she learned about Ivey Abitz garments through a friend’s recommendation.

The boys were suspicious of our cameras as we photographed, but they approached us once the cameras disappeared. We liked that about them. They preferred a direct relationship with their humans, authentic and unencumbered by technology.

Cindy, owner of Saturday Farm, makes every part of her life as authentic as her Baa Boys. In her search for authentic clothing, she learned about Ivey Abitz garments through a friend’s recommendation.

“When I saw the collection for the first time, I realized it was what I had been searching for most of my life,” she explains.

Since then, Ivey Abitz has created an entire everyday wardrobe for Cindy, spanning every season of the year.

Built in 1820 by a sea captain, and just a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean, Saturday Farm is brimming with stories, many told in its wide planked floors and horsehair plaster walls.
Built in 1820 by a sea captain, and just a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean, Saturday Farm is brimming with stories, many told in its wide planked floors and horsehair plaster walls.

About the House

The working cooker in the Saturday Farm kitchen is all yours during your stay - and it is a joy to use.
The working cooker in the Saturday Farm kitchen is all yours during your stay – and it is a joy to use.

Saturday Farm has wifi and a television hidden in a cabinet, but technology is easily outshone by the history of the place. Built in 1820 by a sea captain, and just a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean, Saturday Farm is brimming with stories, many told in its wide planked floors and horsehair plaster walls.

Four ensuite bedrooms will accommodate up to eight guests, and it’s just as magical for a solitary couple. It’s a wonderful gathering place for special occasions or a much needed holiday. Birthdays, reunions, and family holidays are all welcome.

Saturday Farm is more than a house – it’s an historic character that will enrich your life story. Cindy has expertly balanced function and form to create an inviting, unpretentious setting, ideal for making memories. Its setting and aesthetic beckon the soul to settle in and unwind. And that makes every day a Saturday. For bookings at Saturday Farm, visit www.SaturdayFarm.com.

Herbs and History

Cindy is an herbalist and works in her studio – an historic barn rebuilt and preserved by her partner, Harry, and her son, Jason. The Saturday Farm garden incorporates plants that have been used to heal ailments for thousands of years. Cindy gives herbal tours of the garden on request. Guests can even purchase oils and sachets, all made by Cindy from the Saturday Farm garden.

Cindy digs for Solomon's Seal at Saturday Farm. She uses it for tinctures.
Cindy digs for Solomon’s Seal at Saturday Farm. She uses it for tinctures.

Clothes for Farming – and Dining

Cindy’s life at Saturday Farm was at the center of her clothing search:

I needed a wardrobe that would be sturdy for me when tending to Jobey and Bromley and the herbs in the Saturday Farm garden. I also needed garments that would be appropriate to greet Saturday Farm guests. I can get up early in the morning, tend to farm chores, take a walk through the woods, then go out to dinner later that day in the same garments. The designs are so versatile that I can wear them doing anything and look completely relevant. They have changed my life.

Cindy of Saturday Farm, Cape Cod, wearing her Ivey Abitz bespoke clothing.
Cindy of Saturday Farm, Cape Cod, wearing her Ivey Abitz bespoke clothing. Cindy is wearing her Limited Edition Blanchefleur Frock with her Chittister Duster Coat.

Life Changing Garments

The designs are so versatile that I can wear them doing anything and look completely relevant. They have changed my life.

Cindy is wearing her Chittister Duster Coat over her Blanchefleur Frock by Ivey Abitz whilst gathering seaweed for her Saturday Farm garden.
Cindy is wearing her Chittister Duster Coat over her Blanchefleur Frock whilst gathering seaweed for her Saturday Farm garden.

Special thanks to Cindy and Harry for hosting us at Saturday Farm and allowing us to photograph their idyllic destination.

Book your stay at this historic colonial rental retreat at SaturdayFarm.com.


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