In this first week of September… September 1st: We started the month strong with a big produce donation to the Frederick Rescue Mission! Our garden bounty is plentiful and we love to share! September 6th: We were delighted to host the Judy Center staff at the lodge and farm. They spent their indoor time building Read More »
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 »
Come join us for a FREE community forest therapy walk led by certified forest therapy guide, Katie Guth!
We had a grand time at our Earth Day events! Thanks to everyone who joined us on a forest therapy walk and road clean up on Catoctin Hollow Road!
In early February, Katie and Clare (ThorpeWood’s program director and barn manager/community liaison, respectively) took to the road well before dawn and headed down to Ocean City for this year’s Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education conference. It was a jam-packed weekend of Environmental Inspiration. From morning to evening, the days were filled with Read More »
ThorpeWood and the Frederick YMCA have a deep relationship that goes back many years. This past week, Tim Dunn of the Y arranged a retreat at ThorpeWood for the executive and managerial staff. The bulk of their day took place at the Lodge, where they discussed Creating an Equitable Y, reviewed their strategic plan, and Read More »
At the end of last month, Catholic Charities Head Start and Early Head Start of Carroll County joined us at the farm for their beginning of year staff wellness day. They began their day at our beautiful timber-frame lodge to discuss “why what we do matters and why self-care is so imperative to our work/ life.” Read More »
We were honored to host Living Through Loss, a support group for parents who have lost a child to overdose led by Jamie Eaton, MS, LCPC. The attendees were welcomed at ThorpeWood’s lodge before heading out to their various workshops all across the property. All through the day, they cycled between their four chosen activities, Read More »