Spring House Manor Farm Visit
A couple weekends ago my husband and I were invited to visit Spring House Manor Farm, about 10 minutes away from our old house in Frederick. The owners of the farm are Abby and Tony Brusco, ALSO known as the owners of Hometown Harvest (blog sponsor and organic+local grocery delivery service extraordinaire!).
The Brusco family moved out to Spring House Manor Farm a little over a year ago, and they wanted to share the experience with me and fellow blogger Rachel. The farm’s property is stunning, backing up to the watershed and full of lush, green pastures.
It was quiet, serene and only a stone’s throw from downtown Frederick. Perfect, right?
A group of 12 of us (including the Brusco kids) gathered to tour the small farm, complete with chickens, a family garden and big plans for moving the Hometown Harvest offices and warehouse to a chunk of their acreage in the next couple of years.
We ate a large farm-style dinner outside under a tent, adjacent to the beautifully restored farmhouse and the small orchard. Two of the recipes (lasagna rolls and summer couscous salad) were inspired by recipes on my blog – a terrific surprise!
Rachel, who grew up in the city, wrote a really great recap of our visit here (complete with lots of photos), and since I’m still getting our house in order after the move to my parents’ farm and don’t have time to write a longer post (yes…it has happened!! More to come….), I’d suggest you visit hers for all the details. We had a tremendous time!
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Last Updated on December 7, 2016 by Liza Hawkins
Looks beautiful! A small farm like that is a personal dream of mine, but I’m happy with my backyard garden in the meantime 🙂 Do Abby and Tony do tours, or was this just because you’re a VIP?
Jim – their goal is to do regular farm tours and dinners at their place. 🙂 So, I might have gotten an “in” for this first one because I work with them, but it doesn’t look like it will remain a “VIP” thing. 😉
LOVE your picture of the spring house and your collage. So great! Good luck with your move, and I look forward to sharing a meal together in the near future to celebrate 🙂
Yes, we’ll have to find time in July to get together again!
Looks like a nice farm. Good luck with your move!
Toni @ Carrigan's Joy
Love your pictures! This sounds like a wonderful farm and service!!