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Volunteer Opportunities at Terp Farm

As we wind down for the fall season, we are starting to plan for spring. We are partnered with TerpService to offer weekly volunteer experiences for the spring semester on Friday mornings out at the farm (transportation is provided). Please see below for details about how to sign up if you are... Read more

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First Learning Journey to Terp Farm

On October 6th 10 students came to Terp Farm on the first ever, Terp Farm Learning Journey. Students learned about the history of the project, how the farm operates, and where their food comes from. We will have more student and staff visitors out to the farm in the coming weeks.  To signup for a... Read more

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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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