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New Virtual Learning Videos

As our preschoolers are still not able to come visit the farm at this time, we are making more distance learning videos to share with them. The children in both the physical and virtual classrooms have been enjoying their small

Posted in Activities for You, Farm Mail, Head Start, Stoney Lick Farm

Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood

We are so delighted to announce the return of Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood, a nature-themed storytime event. In years past, this event was held in our ‘tree room’ in front of our beautiful tree mural. Stories were read by different

Posted in Activities for You, Stoney Lick Farm

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

Posted in Horses, Stoney Lick Farm

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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Virtual Farm Visits

With sixty of our Head Start friends in virtual classrooms this year, we decided to join in on their weekly sessions over Google Meets. At the start of their class, we introduced ourselves and took a tour around the farm

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Halloween at the Farm

Happy Halloween from the farm! Our animals were very excited to dress up this year. So, they got to work on their costumes! Our horses Glampi and Bowie went the magical route dressing up as unicorns, while their buddies Garpur

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New Farm Story: Meet the Farm

As we prepare to go to Head Start classrooms in the coming weeks, we are so excited to unveil our latest book, Meet the Farm. As these kids haven’t been to the farm since last fall, we doubted how much

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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

Posted in Horses, Stoney Lick Farm

New Farm Signs

​Our farm has recently been adorned with a set of beautiful handcrafted signs! These signs can now be seen around the farm to designate three popular wedding areas: the Pine Cathedral, Dawn Redwoods and Magnolias. These signs, posted atop old

Posted in Stoney Lick Farm, Weddings

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.

Posted in Head Start, Horses, Stoney Lick Farm