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Posted 6/9/2017 5:18pm by Sally Voris .

  

The recipe for elderflower champagne in The Biodynamic Food & Cookbook by Wendy E. Cook says, " The flowers should be picked when fully open, preferably on the day of the full moon."

I am inviting farm circle members (it is easy to become a member) to join me in the garden and the kitchen for a demonstration of how to make elderflower champagne at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 10. This stuff is delicious, inexpensive, so elegant and soooo easy! Space is limited. Register here. 

Bring two lemons, a gallon of spring water, and a pot big enough to hold a gallon of liquid. The liquid is then strained and bottled on Sunday evening. I am offering to buy Grolsch bottles for a batch of the champagne. (Order here.

After the demonstration, we are inviting circle members to join us around the fire circle for an informal potluck meal and sharing. Bring musical instruments if you choose. 

Full moon in June with elderflower champagne! What could be better? Well, maybe the Barn Dance next Saturday night! 

Hope you will join us!

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 





    TANEYTOWN, MARYLAND                                                                                                    WWW.WHITEROSEFARM.COM

 

Posted 6/4/2017 3:22pm by Sally Voris .

  

Finally! Days of sunny, warm weather arrived! So did volunteers to help in the garden. We sprayed the biodynamic preparations as part of World Biodynamic Day. We also planted sweet potatoes, moved hogs, and made mulberry tonic. The farm is becoming a place to share unity with the soil and each other (Come Unity!), a vision bigger than simply producing food.  

Saturday, June 10, starting at 5:00 p.m., Sally Voris will demonstrate how to make the farm's signature elderflower champagne. The program is open to farm circle members. (JOining is easy and inexpensive!) After the program, members are invited to enjoy a potluck and fire circle and watch fireflies rise from the fields. Cost for the program is $10. We ask you to bring two lemons, a gallon of spring water and a pot or a crock that will hold a gallon of liquid. Register here. 

Saturday, June 17 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. we will host a Barn Dance sponsored by White Rose Farm Circle. Click here for a flyer. Click here to register. the farm will open at 4:00 for Circle members. We invite members to bring food for a potluck before the dance. Light refreshments will be available at the dance. Cost? $15/adult; $7/child; $30/family.  

Friday, June 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. will be our next gathering of the Global Sisterhood. Renee Deiaco will lead the group. There is no charge,and we will accept donation for women refugees. Register here

Saturday, June 24, from 10:00 to 3:30 p.m. A Time to Be: A Day of Retreat for Women. Suggested donation: $25/participant; $15/first-timers. Register here

Come  Unity! Let's make it happen! 

Happy summer! 

Sally 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





    TANEYTOWN, MARYLAND                                                                                                    WWW.WHITEROSEFARM.COM

 

Posted 6/1/2017 8:24pm by Sally Voris .

 "We have lost our essential unity with the soil...." 

World-class gardener Alan Chadwick began many lectures with this quote. As I work in the garden, I muse on this quote. The weather has become more extreme and unpredictable. I am no longer sure what produce I will have any one day or week. My early basil plants died in an unexpected freeze. Another night, the geese ate a row of lettuce; a week later, deer ate two rows. Last week, the hogs trampled some soil so densely that it will be hard to rehabilitate.

What am I doing out here? I am cultivating essential unity with soil, essential unity with myself. A young man has come to learn how to grow his own food. To grow food, I explained, you must cultivate good soil; to cultivate good soil, you must cultivate yourself. Every week, I show him how to work, how to think, how to move to cultivate wholeness, the basis of health.   

Another community member has offered to give a circle membership to a family struggling with cancer. Community I wrote back.  Come unity!

Let's recognize that we are are one with all life and work together to create the world that we want for our children and grandchildren--or other people's children or grandchildren--or the frogs and birds and toads...

Community! Come Unity! A circle of life; a circle of living. We invite you to join the circle! Click here to learn more about membership.  

Sally

Posted 5/21/2017 8:34pm by Sally Voris .

 

Global Sisterhood: Our next gathering will be on May 25th from 7:00-9:00 pm. Laurel Brennan, occupational therapist and yoga instructor, will be leading the program with the theme, "Free the Voice: I speak my authentic truth." Laurel has been teaching yoga for 10 years to groups both large and small, young and old, novice and experienced.  She will incorporate gentle yoga and activities to support the throat chakra as this (fifth) chakra is tied to communication and our authentic truth. The event is free. We do take donations to support women refugees and we ask you to register in advance. (Click here.) 

Our Annual Barn Dance to celebrate Summer Solstice will be held on June 17 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Kim Forry will call line, square and circle dances accompanied by the New Southern Cowtippers. Mark your calendar! Cost is $15/adult. $7/child,$30/family. Light refreshments will be provided. Click here to register.

Farm circle members are invited to enjoy a potluck meal starting at 5:00 p.m. Join us as we work to restore health to the land, the natural world and each other. Click here for information about membership benefits. Click here to join. 

Sally Voris 





    TANEYTOWN, MARYLAND                                                                                                    WWW.WHITEROSEFARM.COM

 

Posted 5/11/2017 3:48pm by Sally Voris .

  

Global Sisterhood: Our next gathering will be on May 25th from 7:00-9:00 pm. Laurel Brennan, occupational therapist and yoga instructor, will be leading the program with the theme, "Free the Voice: I speak my authentic truth." Laurel has been teaching yoga for 10 years to groups both large and small, young and old, novice and experienced.  She will incorporate gentle yoga and activities to support the throat chakra as this (fifth) chakra is tied to communication and our authentic truth. The event is free. We do take donations to support women refugees and we ask you to register in advance. (Click here.) 

Our Annual Barn Dance to celebrate Summer Solstice will be held on June 17 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Kim Forry will call line, square and circle dances accompanied by the New Southern Cowtippers. Mark your calendar! More details soon.

Time to re-create as a member of White Rose Farm Circle! Join us as we work to restore health to the land, the natural world and each other. Click here for information about membership benefits. Click here to join. 

And may you enjoy the merry month of May!

Sally Voris 





    TANEYTOWN, MARYLAND                                                                                                    WWW.WHITEROSEFARM.COM

 

Posted 5/4/2017 7:30am by Sally Voris .

Celebrate May Day and the arrival of spring! This year, the roses may be in full bloom--and the peonies and the iris. The sweet fragrance of the black locust trees are wafting in the air. The farm is intoxicating with its fragrant flowers! 

 
For this event, plan to participate! Pick herbs and fresh flowers, decorate cakes and sandwiches, make flower garlands, crowns, and staffs, taste delicious food grown on the farm and help us set up the May Pole.
 
Then join us as we weave satin ribbons around the May pole in the traditional May Pole dance, accompanied by the live music of Artie and the Vipers. Enjoy the story, “Butterfly Wonder” a lap puppet show delightfully told by Beech Tree Puppets. Bring your family and friends! Extra farm goodies may be available for purchase.

Hope you will join us to celebrate the energy and wonder of Spring! 

Click here for a flyer: click here to register. 

Cost is $10/adult; $5/child; $25/family. A potluck follows for event for members of White Rose Farm Circle only AND we welcome new members with a 30-day introductory offer. Click here for more details. 

Happy spring! 

Sally Voris, White Rose Farm

www.whiterosefarm.com, 410-756-9303

Posted 4/30/2017 4:42pm by Sally Voris .

  

This year, we welcome White Rose Farm Circle, Inc, as our partner. This non-profit wants to develop a model of community that empowers people to work together to restore health to the land, the natural world and each other. We will involve and engage people--their heads, hands and hearts in this work.  

May Day Celebration: Sunday, May 7 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Last year, in cold, drizzly weather, some 40 people came to celebrate May Day. Together we created an event to honor the beauty and bounty of the Earth, and the palpable energy of Spring! The event this year includes the traditional May Pole Dance, accompanied by Artie and the Vipers, and a lap puppet show, "Butterfly Wonder" by Beech Tree Puppets. Click here for a flyer; click here to register. This year's event includes a pot-luck for members only after our formal program. 

Circle Memberships:

We encourage you to join White Rose Farm Circle as members! We have made membership easy! We have an adult or a family seasonal membership and a 30-day trial membership. Click here for membership information; click here to join. 

Overnight Retreats:

We are pleased to offer our Retreat House for overnight guests. Enjoy the sounds and smells of nature as you relax in this country setting. For details or to reserve space, visit https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/14449926

Volunteer Time:

The farm will be open to members to volunteer and visit in the garden. Dig in the dirt, pick your own premium local food and learn gardening skills.  Details? Click here

This is the start of a new season with new leadership! We invite you to join us.! Visit the website for more information. Hope to see you soon! 

Sally Voris 

    TANEYTOWN, MARYLAND                                                                                                    WWW.WHITEROSEFARM.COM

 

Posted 4/28/2017 8:38pm by Sally Voris .

 

Sacred Women's Circle, Saturday, April 29, 10:00 to 3:30 p.m. 

Some of us are marching in support of climate change, but some of us are still gathering at the farm to spend the day with other women and with the land itself.

My friend, Gwen Marable, will lead tomorrow's gathering. She encouraged me to create a Sacred Women's Circle at White Rose Farm. We envisioned a women's circle meeting regularly eight times a year at the changing of the seasons--with the land supporting the circle; the circle supporting the land. 

We appreciate coming together on a regular basis, savoring time and space to listen to each other and reflect on our lives as we share our journeys. The passing of the seasons becomes more present to us.

The circle is open to all the women in our larger network: some come once; others return again and again. Please call with questions (410-756-9303). We suggest a donation of $25 for each event,  with a discounted suggestion of $15 for first-time participants. Bring food to share. RSVP as space is limited. The event will be held at 5009 Teeter Road, Taneytown. 

Enjoy Spring and hope to see you soon! 

Sally Voris, White Rose Farm

www.whiterosefarm.com, 410-756-9303

 

 

 

 



Posted 4/23/2017 12:00pm by Sally Voris .

We have two events this week specifically for women:   

Global Sisterhood, Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

"Profound and uplifting," were the words one woman used to describe a gathering of our circle of the Global Sisterhood (sister.unify.org). The group is calling for a movement of soulful women around the world focused on transforming themselves and the world to create harmony and health for all. They are asking women to meet at every new moon to embody transformative leadership. 

This month theme is Cherished Body: I Honor my Body as a Sacred Temple. 

Even before we knew the theme, Renee Deiaco had planned to facilitate our circle. She will present easy-to-follow Qigong movements from the Radiant Lotus Women's Qigong. This program is an empowering practice of self-care for women and emphasizes a supportive, nurturing environment for women's healing. Renee is certified as a instructor by Daisy Lee, who shares teachings from her Tibetan Chinese and Western teachers in Radiant Lotus Women's Qigong. 

Renee has studied several styles of Qigong and is also an Usui Reiki Master & Holy Fire Karuna Reiki Master. She offers to assist us to expand our own abilities and heal ourselves through Infinite Universal Love of Reiki and Qigong.

The event will be held at the Retreat House, 4234 Ruggles Road, Taneytown. It is free and we are taking donations to support refugee women throughout the world. RSVP here as space is limited. 

 

Sacred Women's Circle, Saturday, April 29, 10:00 to 3:30 p.m. 

Spend the day with other women, reflecting on your life and the seasons of life.

My friend, Gwen Marable, encouraged me to create a Sacred Women's Circle at White Rose Farm. We envisioned a women's circle meeting regularly eight times a year at the changing of the seasons--with the land supporting the circle; the circle supporting the land. 

We appreciate coming together on a regular basis, savoring time and space to listen to each other and reflect on our lives as we share our journeys. The passing of the seasons becomes more present to us.

The circle is open to all the women in our larger network: some come once; others return again and again. Please call with questions (410-756-9303). We suggest a donation of $25 for each event,  with a discounted suggestion of $15 for first-time participants. Bring food to share. RSVP as space is limited. The event will be held at 5009 Teeter Road, Taneytown. 

Enjoy Spring and hope to see you soon! 

Sally Voris, White Rose Farm

www.whiterosefarm.com, 410-756-9303

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 3/29/2017 9:16am by Sally Voris .

On Sunday, May 7 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m, we are holing our traditional May Day Celebration. The band, Artie and the Vipers, will play music as we weave the traditional May Pole. Beech Tree Puppets will also present the lap puppet show, "Butterfly Wonder." 

Hope you will join us to celebrate the energy and wonder of Spring! 

More details soon. 

Sally Voris, White Rose Farm

www.whiterosefarm.com, 410-756-9303

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