DC VegFest: Our Plant-Based Hometown

A day dedicated to learning about plant-based and vegetarian food around the DC area, DC VegFest 2013 was one of the most fun events we have participated in! Hosted by Compassion Over Killing and founded...

Plants are FINALLY in the ground

After 17 days of rain in a row, we FINALLY had a day where it was clear and dry enough to get into the fields to plant. Tony and I were starting to get super stressed...

Real Food, and Nothing But Real Food…So Help Me!

The following is a guest blog from Kaitlyn, our social media manager, editor, mom of two boys, and devoted Hometown Harvest customer. Follow along as she embarks on a 10-day real-food-only pledge. Hi there! As the...

Farm update: 2nd week June

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

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...

Recycling Mesh Bags: Margie’s Wreath

Some of you may have seen customer Margie's beautiful wreath posted on Facebook. She saved the little mesh produce bags every week and used them to make this festive decoration! Check out her instructions below,...

Tony’s Thoughts: Rock Farming

 I have harvested a nice crop of rocks out of the produce field so far this year.  Rocks are something that you don’t always want to take the time to deal with, but if left...

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...

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...

Picnic on the Pasture at SMC

You're Invited: Picnic on the Pasture Saturday, April 29, 2017 / 9:00am - 7:30pm Hometown Harvest is delighted to invite our customers, friends, and followers to check out our new partner, South Mountain Creamery. It's your farm...