On Saturday, July 1st, we held our community Forest Therapy Walk in the bright early summer morning. We had a wonderful little group of ladies who came ready to engage with the forest and their senses. Their gentle presence at the farm was nourishing. We hope to do another community forest therapy walks again soon! Read More »
Join us for a road clean up of Catoctin Hollow Road this Saturday at 10 am! We will meet at our main horse barn and head out from there. Please bring water, gloves, and brightly colored clothing for road safety.
Let us know you’re coming by emailing Katie at [email protected].
See you soon!
On the 25th, we were delighted to once again host Living Through Loss. This grief support group is designed for parents who have lost a child to overdose. Each year, they come out to engage in healing activities and be in community with others who have been through similar experiences. This year’s program included QiGong, Read More »
ThorpeWood and the Frederick County Public Library are partnering to bring you this fun-filled community event! Come join us on Wednesday, July 12th to explore the natural wonder of ThorpeWood! Visit the horses, goats, cows, and chickens, get dirty in the mud kitchen, climb on the farm machinery, enjoy an outdoor storytime, and more on Read More »
Come join us for a FREE community forest therapy walk led by certified forest therapy guide, Katie Guth!
This was the week of return visitors! We LOVE to have these kinds of long-term relationships with our program participants! On June 19th, we had a young member of our community out to volunteer in our garden and with our animals. This volunteer has come to ThorpeWood for another program previously, and was so smitten Read More »
On June 13th, the Chamber of Commerce hosted a Nonprofit Young Professionals site visit to the Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership. There, executive director Melissa Muntz shared all about SHIP’s work and their role in the community. I walked away entirely impressed with Melissa and their operation. For more information about their work, check out their Read More »
The first week of June has been a delightful whirr of programs and events at ThorpeWood! On June 1st, we had a group of eight 5th Grade students brought to us by the CASS coordinators at Frederick County Public Schools. We enjoyed introducing these students to our animals and hosting them for a group therapy Read More »