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The Duck House is Almost Ready

The ducks are getting big. So soon they will need to move to their permanent house that is going to be in our pond’s fenced-in area. The duck house is currently being built next to our barn (which is not near … Continue reading

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Ducks on the farm

We just bought ducklings and they are very cute. We have four Indian Runners, two Cayugas,  four  Golden Layers and one Magpie. The ducks are one week old now. The ducks currently live in a little shed that I originally … Continue reading

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Sheep and Wool inspiration

We attend the Sheep and Wool festival every year. There is always a new inspiration to take home from the festival to feed my love of fiber arts. This year, a new booth by Sarafina Fiber Art caught my eye! … Continue reading

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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 one flick like … 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! Peas, … 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 your help … 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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