Month: June 2021

The Bridge @ ThorpeWood

This past Saturday, families from Cedar Brook Community Church’s The Bridge program came out to enjoy a restorative day in nature. This group of single moms and their families was led by Angela, a volunteer we have seen before with one of our favorite past groups, The Samaritan Women. Angela remembered how wonderfully peaceful and Read More »

CCPS’s Humble Warriors

Last week, we kicked off the summer in the best way possible – with Carroll County Public School’s Humble Warriors Camp. This camp for fifteen rising 6th grade girls was led by the amazing Stephanie Dale. Earlier this year, each of CCPS’s Title I school principals and guidance counselors hand-selected 5 girls whose natural strengths Read More »

At the Farm with ‘Living Through Loss’

Earlier this month, we were delighted to host a most wonderful group, Living Through Loss, at the farm. These parents, who have all lost a child, were in need of some restorative time in nature. With this in mind, we designed a special day at the farm for these folks. After everyone had a light Read More »

Storytime: Hank’s Big Day

This month, for our Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood storytime, we read Hank’s Big Day: The Story of a Bug. For a couple of reasons, this was not your ordinary sit-down-and-be-quiet storytime. First, this was a StoryPath generously created for us by the lovely ladies of the Thurmont Regional Library! For those who don’t know, a Read More »

Teacher Spotlights!

Since we are unable to be face-to-face with our Head Start preschoolers during this time, we have been relying heavily on their teachers to be our proxies. Each and every teacher has made room in their weekly schedule to share our farm mail and farm trunks with the kids. We are so grateful for the Read More »