Month: March 2020

Head Start Visits – Round Three!

Unfortunately, our third round of winter visits to the Head Start classrooms was cut short by the school closings this month, but we still did get to five classrooms! Those lucky students who did get to host us were in for a terrific hour with our goats. We began the session by reading Flint’s Great Adventure (read Read More »

Make a Nature Journal!

When physical distancing is keeping you at home and away from other humans, consider making a nature journal. Since we were planning on making nature journals with some groups at the farm in the future, we wanted to get some practice in…and now is a perfect time! After all, being outside in nature is one Read More »

Our Farm Truck

We have new signs for ThorpeWood’s farm truck! As we spend the winter months driving around Frederick County visiting all of our Head Start friends, we wanted to make our work a little more visible. So, to do this, we ordered new signs for our farm truck which read “Stoney Lick Farm at ThorpeWood” around Read More »

Farm Story: Flint’s Great Adventure

One of our favorite farm stories, Flint’s Great Adventure, is a staple of our third round of winter visits. The story is accompanied by painted wooden spoons which the children hit together to mimic the ‘clip-clop’ sound of Flint the goat running around the farm with each turn of the page. At the very end, Read More »