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Our Partnership with Head Start

As we close out 2022, we are honoring our relationship with the Frederick County Head Start program. Nine years ago, back in January 2014, we announced our new partnership with the following message on our blog: We are so very

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Fall 2022 Head Start Visits

 Head Start is back at the farm! This season finishes up our 9th year serving Frederick County’s Head Start preschoolers. This round of visits, the classes are coming out twice for a morning of farm fun, followed by lunch in

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Head Start Classroom Visits

In anticipation of our upcoming visits from Head Start kids, we once again made our way down to Frederick with an animal in tow. These visits are designed to prepare the children for the farm in a few ways: Introduce us

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6th Annual Head Start Family Day

Oh my, how we love Head Start Family Day – this is our 6th year holding the event! With 135 folks in attendance this year, we were proud to run a smooth and FUN event. The objective of the day

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HS Summer Camp 2022

  Head Start is back for the summer! Here’s our curriculum for our 5 days together: Day 1 Morning Stream hike from neighbor’s driveway to our pond Nature journaling on the dock Hay playground! Afternoon Lunch & free play Slip

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Head Start Returns – Spring 2022

We are delighted to welcome back our Head Start friends to the farm for the spring season! We have cultivated a fun-filled farm experience for these kids on their two long days with us.    On the first day, we

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Farm Trunk Update

At the end of February, we sent our farm trunks back into the Head Start classrooms for the kids to interact with. A few of the teachers have been so kind as to send photos of their kids enjoying the

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Farm Trunks Delivered!

With our classroom visits all wrapped up for the winter, our Head Start preschoolers needed a little something to hold them over until our spring visits to the farm start up. Luckily, we have just thing: our farm trunks! Learn

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Head Start Winter Visit #2

With our star chickens having just finished out the last of their classroom visits, Flint and Arrow the goats took charge of the second round of farm visits to the Head Start classrooms! We start each session with a reading

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Head Start Winter Visit #1

Each year, we kick off January with visits to all of the Head Start preschool classrooms in Frederick County. Typically, we bring an hour’s worth of farm fun to play with indoors. Because of our ongoing pandemic, we have not

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