Working with Biodynamic Compost

One of our biggest events this year was our biodynamic barrel compost workshop hosted this June. With the assistance of expert Abby Porter and in partnership with the Chesapeake Biodynamic Network, we embarked on making biodynamic barrel compost to be utilized in our flourishing member garden.  Barrel Compost preparation was developed in Germany by biodynamicContinue reading “Working with Biodynamic Compost”

White Rose Farm: Summer 2022 Recap

As we settle into October and leave our warmest days behind us, we reflect on a summer of fun at White Rose Farm. Here are some of our highlights and updates from a successful summer season:  Newly fenced garden: Thanks to the efforts of our president Kim Forry, a new fence stands tall around theContinue reading “White Rose Farm: Summer 2022 Recap”

White Rose partners with Moonlit Acres to provide on-the-farm fun

After a summer of fun and exciting learning opportunities, White Rose is excited to announce our partnership with Moonlit Acres Retreat Farm.  Moonlit Acres is a brand new non-profit. They officially began operating in July, but hosted their pilot program for almost a year prior. During that time, they explored opportunities with White Rose toContinue reading “White Rose partners with Moonlit Acres to provide on-the-farm fun”

Service Learning Beginnings

After a few days of heavy rain, Lee, Theo, Lucy, Jim (Theo’s dad) and I met at the farm to begin a Service Learning exploration. We toured, shared and few things about ourselves, imagined what the farm looked like in it’s prime and the possibilities for the future. We discussed potential projects we can doContinue reading “Service Learning Beginnings”

Midsummer Musings by Lucinda Herring

I had the pleasure of vising White Rose Farm for the first time on Saturday. I came for the wonderful puppet show of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” created and performed by Ingrid and Ole of Beech Tree Puppets. It was a blustery, blue-sky day. Birds joined Ole and Ingrid in song, darting back and forthContinue reading “Midsummer Musings by Lucinda Herring”