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Governor Hogan Visits Terp Farm and CMREC

On August 24th, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, MD Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder, and the staff from the Maryland Department of Agriculture came to tour the Terp Farm Project and the Upper Marlboro Research and Education Center. We were very excited that the Governor got to see the farm and... Read more

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Why I Farm

By: Jack Murphy I started farming on a small organic farm in Montgomery County Maryland five summers ago. At the time it was just a way to complete my high school service hours, but as I got more involved, I built an interest that would take me another four summers of farming to satiate. When Read... Read more

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Terp's Bloom

By: Lillian Kahl I’m a flower farmer now, and I’m proud of it. I hatched into the world of Sustainable Agriculture about two years ago and Terp Farm has been my incubator. I’ve been cared for and counseled in an undeniably considerate way, and today my wispy chick feathers are safely growing... Read more

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Hydroponics at Terp Farm

Terp Farm connects students with their own food system by welcoming classes, interns and volunteers to venture to the farm to get their hands dirty.  However, this summer one intern spent a little more time out of the soil. Michael Wijesinghe, a rising junior, dedicated his efforts over the past... Read more

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Introducing the 2017 Summer Crew

Terp Farm welcomed the 2017 Summer Crew to the farm last week. We are eager to introduce them to you (from left to right above): Michael Wijesinghe is a student in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources here at the University of Maryland. His experiences such as working on a nursery farm... Read more

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2016 Annual Report and Review

We are thrilled to share with you our 2016 Annual Report. After three years of operating Terp Farm, we have a lot to celebrate! Terp Farm has produced nearly 30,000 pounds of vegetables for campus and donated over 6,000 pounds of produce. We’ve hosted 19 academic courses and over 2,000... Read more

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Terp Farm Crop Planning 2016

Farms are always bustling. In spring planting starts, while in summer, growing crops require care and attention. In fall the hustle of harvesting sets in. Even in winter a farm is busy. Winter on a farm is a time for planning and restoring fields. Plans are made not just for the coming spring, or... Read more

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Terp Farm Growth in 2015

The Terp Farm Annual Report 2015 is now available. The second year of Terp Farm included the first ever Terp Farm Fall Harvest Festival, increased student involvement, and increased food production. Terp Farm also achieved Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification improving worker and food... Read more