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Visits from Camp Journey

We were so thrilled this month to have our friends from Camp Journey out to our farm. Over the course of the month, four crews of their kids took a little field trip to enjoy our property. Two groups came

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EAL This Fall

After having canceled and postponed so many EAL sessions and other farm programming, we were delighted to host a few groups for Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) this fall. In October, we saw the directors and supervisors of Potomac Case Management

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Barn Cleaning Day

​Anyone who has been in our horse barn knows it is the cleanest barn known to man, with each minuscule piece of goat manure picked out of the stalls and every bird dropping scrubbed from the walls and floors. The

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Noodle Horse Makeover

Our pool noodle horses are some of our lesser-known herd members, but are part of the family nonetheless. These creatures were brought to life back in the summer of 2017 and have been a part of our programs ever since.

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Summer Camp Farm Worksheets

Since we are unable to have kids out to the farm this summer for programming, we are doing our best to engage them from afar! In addition to our many distance learning videos (which you can find here), we have

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Farm Story: Flat Fandi’s Travels

With all of our Head Start kids at home right now, we figured some empathetic kids might start worrying about how Flat Fandi is doing in the classroom, all alone. So, Joy wrote this story to alleviate any worries. Flat

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Virtual Farm Field Trip!

This week, we hosted Tiffany Cianci for an Inventures in Learning virtual field trip. Tiffany owns The Little Gym in Frederick and has been filming hugely popular live virtual field trips all over the local area. The videos are targeted

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Head Start Pen Pals

With all of our Head Start friends stuck at home, away from school and the farm, we decided to send home some postcards! This week, the Head Start staff are making their last drop offs to each student’s home, so

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Farm Story: Fandi Needs a Doctor

At our farm, we hope to teach our preschool ‘friends’ empathy for our animals. A great part of that is showing how very similar we are to animals, and vice versa. We do this in our everyday interactions with our

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Farm Story: Count Around the Farm

Count Around the Farm is one of our classic stories that we bring to Head Start classrooms during our winter visits. This story not only helps our preschool ‘friends’ to remember our farm animals and our property, but it also

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