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With a little help from our friends

      Last week sure was windy! It ripped the skin right off our hoophouse! In a big wind, the plastic ripped off and flipped off the roof just like a huge page in a book might turn. In … Continue reading

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Seedling Salad

  The hoophouse is chock full of seedling trays for the upcoming CSA season–kale, chard, kohlrabi, lettuce (three kinds), broccoli, cabbage, chinese cabbage. What else? Peppers and eggplant (4-5 kinds each), tomatoes (15 varieties!), basil and other herbs. And more! … Continue reading

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My new hat

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Liz’s Beet Chocolate Cake

Cake on the farm! We can do that, because it had our beets in it! So it was farm-grown cake, right? Liz volunteers on the farm but she works in her kitchen. She has a cake business called Another Slice … Continue reading

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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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