Category Archives: Other Local Farms

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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Sheep come to the homestead-warming party

Back in July, I went blueberry picking right near my friends Shannon and BJ’s new property where they are renovating a dilapidated house on some nice land. It’s the kind of house that people in their right mind would tear … Continue reading

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Update on Nick’s Organic Farm in Potomac, MD

For those of you who are interested in the outcome of Nick’s Organic Farm and the School Board vote, the following is two news articles and a letter from Nick. Also for your information, in September 2010, the Secretary of … Continue reading

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Our friend and fellow-farmer, Nick Maravell is the next farmer to fall victim to Montgomery County politics. He has been leasing land in Potomac for the past 31 years, growing an important source of local organic non-GMO corn and soybean … Continue reading

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Farm Visit–Clark’s Elioak Farm and The Enchanted Forest

Clark’s Elioak Farm is located on Rte 108 in Ellicott City, Maryland. We stopped in for a visit to their petting farm, and discovered that they are the dedicated folks relocating and restoring The Enchanted Forest figures that I had … Continue reading

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