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Sweet sweet potato dig day

    It was a beautiful day for a sweet potato dig! The loose cool soil felt so good in between my fingers as a gathered the sweets. Thanks to all who participated in the dig today! We really appreciate … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Dig on Sunday

House in the Woods Farm invites you to our Sweet Potato Dig! Sunday October 5, 1pm-5pm 2225 Park Mills Rd, Adamstown, MD We’ll be digging in the dirt, collecting the sweet potato treasures that our potato plow will loosen up … Continue reading

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Farm Chi season

Nappa Cabbage is a cool weather crop, best in the spring and fall, and its my favorite base for Farm Chi. So it’s Farm Chi season! Farm Chi includes whatever is harvesting at the farm, so this batch features: Garlic … Continue reading

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Goat Midwifery

Goat Midwifery When my goat was in labor, it reminded me of my¬†own natural childbirth experiences. This story is a recollection¬†of my goat Avi’s first birth on our farm, four years ago. No kids this year, but hopefully next year! … Continue reading

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A journal entry, the farm in April-May

The tables in the hoop are full are tomato seedlings and other plants for sale or for planting into our rows. The trays overflow onto the ground, before they are planted out into the field. Now the hoophouse ground is … Continue reading

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House in the Woods Plant Sale

House in the Woods Farm Heirloom Tomato Plant Sale The House in the Woods Seedling Sale is approaching! Organic heirloom tomato plants for your garden. We feature beautiful heirloom tomato plants. Other plants for sale as well–jalapeno peppers, eggplant, basil, … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Varieties

Here are variety descriptions of many of the plants we will have available at our Plant Sale. We may have some other tomato varieties as well, and other vegetable and herb plants. We have CSA shares left too, check in … Continue reading

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A Hoophouse Spring

Spring is in the hoophouse! It may have snowed today but we are moving full speed ahead with spring here at House in the Woods Farm. The hoophouse is chock full of seedling trays–heirloom tomatoes, chard, cabbage, kohlrabi, onions, scallions, … Continue reading

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Spice beauty

  Spice beauty…freshly ground mint from the jar of dried garden mint. The kids had fun grinding it and grinding it, but that killed the coffee-herb grinder…our ancient coffee-herb grinder is retired now. Also ground mint, nutmeg and cinnamon together … Continue reading

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Garlic as Medicine

As the weather transitions from winter to spring, you might find yourself needing an immune booster to keep your body strong. As we shed our winter coats a little too soon, and spring allergies begin to lower our immunity, we … Continue reading

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