As we open back up, it’s worth reflecting on what we’ve gained in the middle of this year+ of loss. We’ve unexpectedly and tragically lost loved ones; lost our health to a strange flu; lost jobs, income or ability to … [Read more...]

In Search of Dandelions: A Bee’s Journey

The Bee emerges from his egg in early spring.  He is hungry for the work nature has intended for him to do and the role he will play in the renewing and feeding of other animals.  Mostly the Bee is hungry for pollen to … [Read more...]

Frederick County is Struggling to Preserve its Rural Roads

In 1977, there were more than 300 miles of gravel road in Frederick County, almost one quarter of all county-maintained roads at that time.  By 1996, we were down to 140 miles of gravel roads – a clear indicator of the … [Read more...]

Farm Frederick’s First Volunteer Day This Saturday

This Saturday, at 10:30am, Farm Frederick, along with a handful of enthusiastic volunteers from the Frederick and Carver Communities are stepping out into the Carver Community Garden for the first time this season to do … [Read more...]

Eat The Ground You Walk On

LET'S TALK MARYLAND NATIVE EDIBLE PLANTS So, recently I'm becoming more and more fascinated with the fact that there is food growing all around us, all the time. If you just walk through Frederick … [Read more...]

Big Things Are Happening For Farm Frederick

A LOT HAS HAPPENED SINCE MY LAST BLOG POST: 1. I moved back to Frederick with my family about a week and a half ago. We were living in Baltimore for the better part of two and a half years and it was … [Read more...]

“Growing Cities” Screening at the Delaplaine

There's a new documentary out right now that highlights the urban farming explosion that's currently sweeping across the US. It's called "Growing Cities" and it's getting a lot of press. Along with the help of my friend … [Read more...]

Simple Life Lessons Learned Through Gardening

I love to garden... it's my happy place. I've never felt better and more at peace than when my hands are covered in soil, my boots are filthy and I'm rearranging and tending to my garden. It's a wonderful thing. But … [Read more...]