Volunteer Spotlight: Joshua Beach

by Kaylin Beach, Volunteer Coordinator Joshua is a 14-year-old homeschooled student in 9th grade. His favorite subject is Geography. When not at the farm or doing schoolwork, he enjoys playing competitive soccer, building Nerf guns and computers, playing Minecraft, surviving in the wilderness (aka, his backyard), and cooking (especially spicy food!).  Joshua has served the…

Volunteer Spotlight: Judy Meade

by Kaylin Beach, Volunteer Coordinator As a transplant from the Midwest, Judy Meade has lived in Prince George’s County for 50 years. Her college degree in history has fueled a lengthy and strong interest in the National Colonial Farm and the value of historic preservation. Before and after her retirement from the Federal government, she…

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Earth Day Bingo

It’s the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, and we’ve partnered with our neighbor, the Alice Ferguson Foundation, to create Earth Day Bingo! There are two different Bingo Challenges to complete. One card is ideal for families and children, the other is a bit more challenging and asks you to dig a bit deeper into the…

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Make Way for Pancake Day

The flat treat that makes Shrove Tuesday worth flipping over. by Kate McGowan   Many in America are familiar with Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, or Shrove Tuesday—but in the UK and Ireland, this holiday has a lesser-known nickname: Pancake Day. Whatever the name, around the world, this Tuesday (which marks the last day before the…