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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

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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

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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

Posted in Stoney Lick Farm, Volunteering

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

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Head Start Summer Camp (Part I)

Head Start is back on the farm! We are just so excited to have our littlest friends back exploring our woods and loving our animals. Each of the two classes of Head Start summer camp has been coming out once

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A Day in the Park

This summer, we were invited to be presenters at Thurmont’s summer rec program called ‘A Day in the Park.’ So, this past Wednesday, we loaded up Geysir the horse and our two goats for a little outing to the Thurmont

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Laurel Hall at the Farm

The lovely teachers at Laurel Hall School reached out earlier this month to see if they could bring some of their summer school students out to the farm. Of course, we said YES! So, last week, they brought their first

Posted in Stoney Lick Farm

New ThorpeWood Sign

We are oh-so delighted to show off our new ThorpeWood sign! Perhaps you’ve seen it if you’ve been by the property lately? It replaces a similar older sign that was showing its age a bit much. This sign was expertly

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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

Posted in Horses, Stoney Lick Farm

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

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