Ready to get your hands dirty? Bring the kids and play in the dirt! It’s our 2nd Annual Hometown Harvest Garlic Planting event! Come ready to help us plant 10,000 cloves of garlic. Space is limited, so sign up early. Saturday, November 5, 2016 8am – 1pm Hometown Harvest Farm 9542 Bethel Road, Frederick, MD […]
This time of year, if the sun is up, we are outside working…all of us! Last weekend we harvested our potato crop—the purple potatoes and fingerlings are in the bags this week. We are a bit behind getting our winter squash planted, but will have that done by the end of Friday. We have also […]
Look at that friendly face! Tony gives a farm update.
Every July it happens! I drop to my knees on the edge of one of our produce fields, raise my arms to the sky and shout, “That’s it! I give up! Take my potato plants, peppers and watermelon plants, you killer weeds! This land is yours! Have at it! I’m done!” Then I get up, […]
Hot, hot, hot on the farm! Good for veggies, good for weeds. Lucky for us, help is just a phone call away!
We solved our predator problem…not in the immediate future, but we’re playing the long game.
We have had a week of success and challenges this week. This year we converted a new field over to produce on the Hometown Harvest Farm. Irrigation has been more of a challenge with this field then I expected. Thus far, all of our other fields, I have been able to pump directly out of […]
“The best laid plans…” as the saying goes. Our Spring Fields Days was a bust. But, rest assured, we are not giving up on this community gathering!
Finally! Strawberries have arrived! But, like all good things, their time is limited. We’ve got them in bulk–get ’em while you can!
They LOVE being outside in the sunshine, we move them daily to a new area of clean grass and they get so excited to find bugs! This is one of our dogs Q, she helps to keep animals away from our chickens like raccoon, possum, hawks, fox, she will go and check on the birds […]