The Farm of Peace will be offering a Wellness Weekend, Fri-Sat, March 2-3.

This monthly program allows  time to experience multiple sessions/modalities, such as acupuncture, lymphatic drainage, nutritional response testing, Writing from the Heart, reconciliation/mediation sessions, spiritual healing sessions, yoga and more.

The overnight program includes time also to relax, integrate, walk and enjoy the peace and rural beauty of the Farm and the surrounding forests.

Cost: Sessions in various healing modalities by freewill donation to practitioner (some modalities may have established minimum rates).
Accommodations: $30 per person minimum (you are welcome to give more; participants are responsible to change bed linens and leave the room as you found it)
Meals: meals are on your own; bring food to prepare or visit local restaurants.

Visit our Wellness Center page to see more about our practitioners and modalities.
Register or more information: Call Jamila Davies: 240-441-8715

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Winter CSA – 6 Spaces Left!

Winter CSA 2018

We’ve decided to offer a small, local Winter CSA for pick-up at the Farm of Peace and in Berkeley Springs only.   Winter shares are typically smaller than summer-fall shares and are priced accordingly.

6 deliveries, January 4 through February 8, 2018.
We plan to deliver on  Thursdays mid-day.
Price: $100
For more info see our Winter CSA web page

We have only six spaces left, so if you appreciate fresh local produce in mid-winter, sign up now!

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We are interviewing for two full-time 2018 interns in our organic CSA garden in a beautiful setting in south-central Pennsylvania!  Position runs from March 21 through about the end of October, possibly longer.  Under the supervision of CSA manager Matt Belmont, you’ll learn all aspects of organic-compliant growing, from mixing starter soil, using soil blockers, seeding, watering and hardening off starts, transplanting, mulching, weeding, trellising, fertilizing, and harvesting.  We grow outdoors as well as in 2 high tunnels and 2 low tunnels.    Compensation includes $800/month stipend, garden produce, and housing/utilities…  For  more information visit our internship page.

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CSA Deliveries Start May 25

We plan to deliver our first 2017 shares starting this Thursday, May 25.  See the links under the Organic CSA tab for delivery locations and times, what we’re planting, and more. We still have a few shares left, and will keep enrollment open until sold out. 16 and 24 week shares will start on a rolling basis, while the 30-week extended shares will be adjusted for late enrollment. Join us in 2017!

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We’re Certified Organic!

CSA Manager Matt Belmont just received our notice of organic certification.  Our CSA produce is now certified organic in time for the 2017 season (deliveries start May 25)!

Nationwide, only about 27 percent of the CSAs surveyed are certified organic.  Another 59% of CSAs grow to organic standards but are not certified. [ Community Supported Agriculture – New Models for Changing Markets. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, April 2017.Timothy Woods, Matthew Ernst, and Debra Tropp.]

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CSA Day Promotion

We’ve already announced that February 24th is CSA Day, and a great time to join a CSA – preferably ours!  Now we’ve added a special bonus – sign up from now to CSA Day (i.e. midnight on Feb. 24th) and get more shares for free!  Full share sign-ups will get their choice of 2 additional weeks of delivery, or 2 extra share bags during the season if they want to double up. Or choose one of each.  Half-share sign-ups will get their choice of 1 extra week of delivery, or an extra half-share bag during the season. Take advantage of this special offer and sign up now on the Join Our CSA page (see link in menu, above).

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