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Thank You, Farm Volunteers!

We are so exceptionally grateful for our team of young farm volunteers who have been helping out at the farm for many months! These young people have just returned to school, so I no longer get to see them for

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Head Start Summer Camp (Part II)

Our Head Start summer camp is done for the year. We had such fun with our littlest farm visitors! If you haven’t already, take a look at Part I of our summer camp blog to see what we did in

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Head Start Summer Camp (Part I)

Head Start is back on the farm! We are just so excited to have our littlest friends back exploring our woods and loving our animals. Each of the two classes of Head Start summer camp has been coming out once

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Laurel Hall at the Farm

The lovely teachers at Laurel Hall School reached out earlier this month to see if they could bring some of their summer school students out to the farm. Of course, we said YES! So, last week, they brought their first

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The Bridge @ ThorpeWood

This past Saturday, families from Cedar Brook Community Church’s The Bridge program came out to enjoy a restorative day in nature. This group of single moms and their families was led by Angela, a volunteer we have seen before with

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CCPS’s Humble Warriors

Last week, we kicked off the summer in the best way possible – with Carroll County Public School’s Humble Warriors Camp. This camp for fifteen rising 6th grade girls was led by the amazing Stephanie Dale. Earlier this year, each

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At the Farm with ‘Living Through Loss’

Earlier this month, we were delighted to host a most wonderful group, Living Through Loss, at the farm. These parents, who have all lost a child, were in need of some restorative time in nature. With this in mind, we

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Storytime: Hank’s Big Day

This month, for our Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood storytime, we read Hank’s Big Day: The Story of a Bug. For a couple of reasons, this was not your ordinary sit-down-and-be-quiet storytime. First, this was a StoryPath generously created for us

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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

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Storytime: “999 Tadpoles”

This month for our Third Thursdays at ThorpeWood, we read 999 Tadpoles by Ken Kimura. We read this book as a StoryPath. For those who are not familiar with this format, a StoryPath means that the pages of a book are

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