Month: September 2017

Head Start ‘Friends’ and Family Day

Inspired by a suggestion from Head Start staff, ThorpeWood held an open house for our Head Start ‘friends’ and their families. About a hundred and fifty people came to enjoy the beautiful sunshiny day at the farm. The beginning of the morning was dominated by visiting the barn. Outside the barn, the goats, Flint and Read More »

Our Rescue Calf

Many have been flocking to ThorpeWood’s barn to greet the latest addition to our furry family: a newborn Holstein calf! At the Frederick Fair this past weekend, Sam and Julie visited the birthing center in time to witness a Holstein mama giving birth to not one, but two little calves. In a facebook post, Julie Read More »

Basset Puppies at Stoney Lick Farm!

In addition to our usual horses and goats, ThorpeWood is now (temporarily) home to seven 10 week old basset puppies. They have come to us by way of my parents, who have a pack of bassets on their little farm in New Jersey. Through their nonprofit, the Center for Rural Preservation which seeks to reunite Read More »