Launching into Summer

Lots of exciting things are happening on the Hometown Harvest farm, keeping us busy busy. Our chickens are starting to lay bigger and bigger eggs. We should hopefully begin to see large eggs...

Game Day Eating!

Yeah, the Big Game is still several days away .... doesn't mean I'm not already thinking about it. Not about the game, or about the million-dollar commercials, no—the best part of a Super Bowl party...

Farm update: 1st week June

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...

It’s Official! Hometown Harvest is Here to Stay!

Wednesday, May 1 marked the official ribbon cutting ceremony for our "new" business name, Hometown Harvest. We had perfect weather in downtown Frederick, MD, and were joined by wonderful friends and family. We even had...

Farm update: 2nd week June

We solved our predator problem...not in the immediate future, but we're playing the long game.

Tarragon Butter

Tarragon is a delicate, green herb with long, thin pointy leaves and a singular flavor with hints of anise. Mix up this compound butter and serve atop your favorite protein. Marries beautifully with salmon, chicken,...

We’ve Got Dairy!

In case you missed our recent announcement, Hometown Harvest is pleased to announce our partnership with local Maryland dairy producers, South Mountain Creamery. Our dairy product line just got a whole lot bigger! Yay! Cheese Colby...

The Big Rooster Showdown

The first flock of pasture-raised chickens on Spring House Manor Farm are growing fast and enjoying life in the fresh air. Almost all of the hatchlings turned out to be female layers, but there were...

Sweets for your Sweet

It's that time of year again! No, not to blow your diet (well, maybe) - Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Don't do what you did last year—forget, then run to the drug store and...

Spring Fever: Planning the Home Veggie Garden

Nothing is as local as your own backyard. In planning a backyard vegetable garden, you can get as complicated as you want, though if this is your first attempt, focus on just a few types...