Month: August 2021

August Litter Clean Up

We ThorpeWoodians are proud adopters of Catoctin Hollow Road. Every few months, we get together to clean up litter from the road’s edge and the neighboring ravine. This past Wednesday, Lisa Crawson, Theresa Fallon, Sam, Julie, Jeff, and I headed out to the road armed with trash bags. As per usual, the morning mostly consisted Read More »

Storytime: The Worry Stone & The Kissing Hand

For this month’s Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood storytime, we chose two books on the theme of dealing with tough emotions. We thought it was a fitting topic as kids are going back to school – which can be difficult even in the simplest of times. We started with one of our farm stories, The Worry Read More »

Thank You, Farm Volunteers!

We are so exceptionally grateful for our team of young farm volunteers who have been helping out at the farm for many months! These young people have just returned to school, so I no longer get to see them for our weekly adventures together. However, they are still coming on weekends to help with morning Read More »

Head Start Summer Camp (Part II)

Our Head Start summer camp is done for the year. We had such fun with our littlest farm visitors! If you haven’t already, take a look at Part I of our summer camp blog to see what we did in the first half of summer (click here to read that post). Or, continue reading here Read More »