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Posted 10/11/2018 7:09pm by Sally Voris .

  

Local businesses and individuals have donated more than 50 items for our Silent Auction! We invite you to participate in the auction to get to know your community better! The farm will open at 5:00 p,m,  with a potluck meal for Circle members (30-day trial membership is very affordable!) Come enjoy the meal, peruse and bid on Silent Auction items, make new connections and enjoy the farm. 

Stay for the Barn Dance from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., if you choose--or hang out on the farm until the auction closes at 8:00 p.m.   

Caller Kim Forry will call dances for young and old, experienced and novice dances to the music of Back Step Cindy--that's Howard Zane on banjo, Sandy Hofferth on fiddle, and Joe Langley on guitar. Want a flyer for the event? or register here.  

Dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes!  Hope to see you Saturday night!  

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Posted 10/10/2018 9:01pm by Sally Voris .

  

So many have donated items to our  Silent Auction--books, housewares, homemade items and gift certificates for restaurants and healing treatments.

What a complement to our first fundraising event, A Barn Dance, on Saturday, October 13, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

Caller Kim Forry will call dances for young and old, experienced and novice dances to the music of Back Step Cindy--that's Howard Zane on banjo, Sandy Hofferth on fiddle, and Joe Langley on guitar. Want a flyer for the event? or register here.  

Hope to see you Saturday night in the barn at the farm! Dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes!   

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Posted 10/3/2018 7:26pm by Sally Voris .

 

 

  

This fall, we invite you to become a sponsor for our first fundraising event, A Barn Dance, on Saturday, October 13, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.   All donations are welcome (and tax-deductible). They will be recognized, as will donations to our Silent Auction.  We are offering incentive gifts for donations of $50, 100, 250 and 500. 

What better way to honor the relationships we have formed with each other and the land than by celebrating the harvest together! (rather than doing a annual campaign in December.)     

Friends have donated bottles of wine, a picnic basket, a hand-made wreath, beauty products, a hand-made scarf, gift certificates to local businesses, custom framing, and unique house ware items. The farm will donate bottles of the farm's elder flower champagne, its okra pickles and rose water. 

Want additional information? Click for sponsorship options, a flyer for the event or to register.  

May we create beauty, bounty and balance in ourselves, our community and our world! And may we be blessed by the harvest!     

Sally 

 

 


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Posted 9/27/2018 7:40pm by Sally Voris .

  

Join us as we celebrate our Harvest of Relationships with our first fundraising event, A Barn Dance, on Saturday, October 13, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Caller Kim Forry will call dances for young and old, experienced and novice dances to the music of Back Step Cindy--that's Howard Zane on banjo, Sandy Hofferth on fiddle, and Joe Langley on guitar. The event will be held in the barn at the farm. We are seeking sponsors and items for a silent auction. Additional information? About sponsorship options? A flyer for the event? or to register.  

Our next Women's Circle will be on Saturday, September 29 from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m. We meet eight times a year to honor the seasons of the year and the seasons of our lives. Cost for participant: $25; first-timer, $15.00. Register here.

Our next Global Sisterhood gathering will be on Monday, October 8 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the farmhouse, 5009 Teeter Road, Taneytown, MD.  The gathering is free and open to all women in our wider circle. We do accept donations to support women refugees. Register here

May we enjoy the fall together!  

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Posted 9/19/2018 8:50pm by Sally Voris .

  

We invite you to join us for a magical evening as we celebrate the Fall Equinox  on Saturday, September 22 at 5:00 p.m. 

Beech Tree Puppets will present The Giant Turnip in the barn at the farm 

It is a humorous and whimsical Ukrainian folk tale. The story is told with hand-crafted rod-puppets, shadow puppets and songs that will captivate children of all ages while celebrating community and caring for the earth. 

Then we will have a potluck for our circle members and a fire circle with community singing. (It is easy to become a trial member.)  Cost for the show? $10/12 adult; $7/8 child; $30/35 family. (Online/at the door.) Register here. Click here for a flyer. 

 
May we welcome fall together!  

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Posted 9/7/2018 6:51pm by Sally Voris .

  

 

We will have a Global Sisterhood gathering on Sunday, September 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the farmhouse. Renee Deiaco will lead the program on the theme: Abundant Self-Care. She plans to lead an activity that  was included in the Facilitator Resources for the Global Sisterhood. She asks that each woman bring a small bowl large enough to hold one cup of water. She will bring extra bowls as well. The event is free and open to women in our wider circle. We collect donations to support women refugees. Register here.

Also, just a note, our next Women's Circle will be on Saturday, September 29(not the 28th as I previously wrote)  from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m. We meet eight times a year to honor the seasons of the year and the seasons of our lives. Cost for participant: $25; first-timer, $15.00. Register here.

Mark your calendars now and plan to attend!  A soft rain is falling and the air is cooling. How delicious after such a run of hot, humid weather!  

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Posted 9/2/2018 7:07pm by Sally Voris .

  

Do I hope that the hot, humid weather is coming to an end? You betcha! 

Fall is coming and White Rose Farm Circle will sponsor three events:  

Beechtree Puppets will be returning to the farm to present The Giant Turnip in the barn at the farm for our fall equinox celebration on Saturday, September 22 at 5:00 p.m.  Then we will have a potluck for our circle members and a fire circle.  Cost? $10/12 adult; $7/8 child; $30/35 family. (Online/at the door.) Register here. Click here for a flyer. 

A Barn Dance featuring caller Kim Forry and Back Step Cindy--that's Howard Zane on banjo, Sandy Hofferth on fiddle, and Joe Langley on guitar. The event will be held in the barn at the farm on Saturday, October 13, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. More details soon! 

A Drum Circle to Honor the Ancestors on Saturday, November 3, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

In addition, we will have a Global Sisterhood gathering on Sunday, September 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the farmhouse. Renee Deiaco will lead the program with the theme: Abundant Self-Care. The event is free and open to women in our wider circle. We collect donations to support women refugees. Register here.

And our next Women's Circle will be on Saturday, September 28 from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m. We meet eight times a year to honor the seasons of the year and the seasons of our lives. Cost for participant: $25; first-timer, $15.00. Register here.

Mark your calendars now and plan to attend!  And may we enjoy the fall season soon! 

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Posted 8/26/2018 8:59pm by Sally Voris .

  

Am I glad that the hot, humid weather is coming to an end? Yes! This season has been such a challenge! We finally saw our first honey bees two weeks ago; butterflies arrived this week and now we are seeing dragonflies.

Fall is coming and White Rose Farm Circle will sponsor three events:  

Beechtree Puppets will be returning to the farm to present The Giant Turnip for our fall equinox celebration on Saturday, September 22 at 5:00 p.m.  The show will be in the barn at the farm. Then we will have a potluck for our circle members and a fire circle.  Register here.

A Barn Dance featuring caller Kim Forry and Back Step Cindy--that's Howard Zane on banjo, Sandy Hofferth on fiddle, and Joe Langley on guitar. The event will be held in the barn at the farm on Saturday, October 13, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

A Drum Circle to Honor the Ancestors on Saturday, November 3, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

In addition, we will have a Global Sisterhood gathering on Sunday, September 9 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the farmhouse. The event is free and we collect donations to support women refugees. 

And our next Women's Circle will be on Saturday, September 28 from 10:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

Mark your calendars now and plan to attend!  And may the heat and humidity end soon and may we enjoy the fall season! 

 

 

 

 

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Posted 8/5/2018 8:52pm by Sally Voris .

  

Taste of Salsa: We enjoyed a summer evening of dancing and feasting at last night's Taste of Salsa. With our harvest of potatoes, we enjoyed three kinds of potato salad, three bean salad, a blackberry cream pie, baked beans, and a variety of other dishes--as well as elderberry punch with ginger ale. Michael Campbell again taught, demonstrated and danced salsa as barn swallows swooped behind the barn. We were blessed with clear blue skies and a vivid orange sunset. Thanks to all who made the event such a great summer event!  

Global Sisterhood: The next gathering of the Global Sisterhood will be at the farmhouse, 5009 Teeter Road, on Saturday, August 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. The theme will be Leo: Radical Visibility: I am fearlessly, authentically me!  After the gathering, we plan to have a potluck. The event is free, though we do ask for donations to support refugee women. Please RSVP. 

Lots of Potatoes! We now have about 800 feet of potatoes left to dig--the ground is too wet to use the tractor and the potato plow, and if the ground stays this wet, the potatoes will rot. So if you, or someone you know, would like to dig potatoes, please come by Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday morning or Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday evening. We ask that you join the White Rose Farm Circle as a trial member ($5.00) and we would welcome a donation to the farm. 

Coming events:

White Rose Farm Circle honors the seasons to connect people to the land, the natural world and each other by sponsoring events at White Rose Farm.  These events all include a potluck and performing artists. The events also are based on  a sense of gratitude, a commitment to service, a respect for all living things, and an acknowledgement that the  seasons of the year mirror the seasons in our lives. Our next major events are: 

A Puppet Show by Beechtree Puppets at the Fall Equinox, September 22 

A Barn Dance featuring caller Kim Forry on Saturday, October 13, and 

A Drum Circle to Honor the Ancestors on Saturday, November 3

Mark your calendars now and plan to attend!  

Happy August!

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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Posted 7/30/2018 8:59pm by Sally Voris .

  

 Hi friends! 

We have more than enough potatoes in the garden. What with the ten more days of thunderstorms that has been predicted, they may well rot in the field. So if you or someone you know wants to come dig, please do. I am here most mornings except Wednesdays and Sundays, and Tuesday, Thursday and sunday evenings. Please call ahead: 410-756-9303. 

We have a very reasonable 30-day trial membership in our non-profit, White Rose Farm Circle--$5 for an adult; $7.50 for a family. I ask that those who come join as members, if they have not already. The farm would be glad for a donation to support the garden as well, but as a farmer/gardener, I want to share food with others.   

The farm is becoming a place to be in touch with nature in a very literal way. Volunteers have found working in the garden with others grounding in an increasingly chaotic world. We are creating beauty, bounty and balance in ourselves and in this small patch of ground. 

Season's best,

Sally

P.S. Hope you will come to a Taste of Salsa this Saturday night, August 4 from 6 to 9 p.m. FILE: (Taste_of_Salsa_2018_final_edit_2.pdf) 





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Quiet time is starting....

Hazel is back! She is pregnant and due midwinter. Our thanks to Leah Mack, at whose farm Hazel and Daisy spent the summer with a virile bull.  Now we want to find Daisy, a pure-bred Jersey, a new home. She is pregnant and due mid-spring. Interested? Please contact me. Thanks. Sally    

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