Farm update: 2nd week June

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

Celebrate National Dairy Month!

In 1937, grocer organizations sponsored “National Milk Month” as a way to distribute extra milk during the warmer months of the year. Two years later, June officically became designated ast "National Dairy Month." Adding one...

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...

Farm-to-Table Ice Cream

July is ice cream month and South Mountain Creamery is celebrating by launcing an all-new line of ice cream, Farm-to-Table Ice Cream. South Mountain Creamery is all about fresh. It produces and processes all its dairy...

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...

Announcing Pumpkin Recipe Winner!

Congratulations to Kris Tidball, winner of the first annual Seasonal Recipe Contest! We loved this warm, exciting soup so much and so did our voters! The recipe is reposted below with links to add the...

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...

Coloring Easter Eggs Naturally

You make such an effort to only provide all-natural items in your home - why would you bring in artificial dyes into your home to color eggs when you can accomplish the same task (and get even prettier results, in our opinion) with fruits and vegetables?