Blog Archives

Election Day & Litter Pick Up

If it’s election day, come on down Catoctin Hollow Road to see the ThorpeWood crew hard at work cleaning up litter. That’s right, to us, voting and litter pick up are like peanut butter and jelly – they just go

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Litter Pick Up – September 2022

We ThorpeWood folk always anticipate our quarterly litter pick-up adventures with great enthusiasm. As the proud adoptors of Catoctin Hollow Road, we rally our staff and volunteers, arm ourselves with trash bags and gloves, and head out in our Kubota

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June Litter Pick Up

Earlier this month we performed our quarterly road clean-up on Catoctin Hollow Road. Our crew included TW property manager Jeff Isaac, property assistant Gage Frantz, barn manager Mattie Hoover, and me, program director Katie Guth.  As a team of four,

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World Read Aloud Day 2022

In honor of World Read Aloud Day, we farm folk would like to share our love of reading! Our property manager, Jeff, so enjoys being read aloud to. While he works to make our property beautiful (view website to know

Posted in Activities for You, Farm Story

November Litter Pick Up

On November 4th, we ThorpeWood folks headed out once again to honor our commitment to keep Catoctin Hollow Road clean. In addition to the core ThorpeWood team, we were joined by volunteers Barb Palatucci and Theresa Fallon. With their help,

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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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More Distance Learning Videos

As most of our usual groups still aren’t able to come to the farm due to Covid, we continue to make distance learning videos to bring the farm to their classrooms. Previously, these videos were exclusively made with our Head

Posted in Activities for You, Head Start, Youth Programs

Earth Day

This year for Earth Day, the ThorpeWood staff headed out to pick up litter! As part of the Adopt-a-Road program, ThorpeWood is responsible for the clean-up of Old Catoctin Road. So, with garbage bags, the farm trunk, and ‘Tank’ the

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World Read Aloud Day

Happy World Read Aloud Day! Although we farm folk primarily focus on getting kids outside and moving around – we also LOVE to get everyone reading. After all, books are such a great way of understanding animals and the outdoors.

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Latest Virtual Learning Videos

With our Head Start friends still unable to come up to the farm, we continue to make virtual learning videos for them! Take some time to watch these and share them with your youngest friends! Rainy Day The whole farm

Posted in Activities for You, Farm Mail, Youth Programs