April at the Horn Farm

wild edible plants

soil cross section with clover
Introduction to Soil
Saturday, April 9, 9 to 11:30 a.m.
This class will provide a basic understanding of soil – ecology and structure, health and management, nutrients and pH. Register here!


wild edible plants
Foraging – April

Saturday, April 16, 10 to noon.
It’s the season for spring greens for soups, salads, and teas – the perfect time to detox from our winter indulgences.
More information and registration here!


green and purple sweet peppers
Horn Farm Weekly Produce Share

This season, as part of our new Internship Program, Horn Farm Center will be offering a limited number of CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) memberships. This will provide a wonderful opportunity for participants of our Internship Program to learn to about succession planting and timing, growing a wide variety of vegetables, harvesting and prepping produce, and connecting directly with the consumer.
Sign up today!


raised garden beds
Raised Bed Gardening
Saturday, April 23, 10 to 1.
We will discuss site selection, styles of beds, and methods of preparation. This will be a working class–come put your hands in the soil! Register here!

Seedlings for Heirloom Plant Sale for Horn Farm Center
Save the date!

Heirloom Plant Sale
Saturday. May 7, 9 to 3.

March at the Horn Farm


Here’s some of what’s happening at the Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education:

Boy Scouts Build Barn Owl Boxes
Eagle Scout Candidate Marty Rexroth, Jr. (in black tee shirt) led fellow troop members in the construction of two barn owl nest boxes.

On March 5, Marty and his father, Marty Rexroth, Sr., attached the boxes to the Corn Barn at the Horn Farm. Great job!
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In other bird news, the blue birds have returned and the blue bird boxes along the trail are ready for the season.
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Brock will be at the Horn Farm every week until the fall to check on the boxes and will keep track of species, eggs, and successful fledgings.

Calendar of Events:

Saturday, March 12, 10 to noon : Monthly Foraging classes begin.
Saturday, March 19, 9 to 1: Seed Swap!
seed swap

Sunday, March 20, 8-Month Foraging Intensive begins.
Saturday, April 2, Wild Lands Immersion begins.

Saturday, April 2, 9 to 1, Do You Know Your Farmer? event at Penn Market, York.

We can’t wait to see you at the Farm!

February at the Horn Farm

Horn Farm House and blue sky

We’ve got two great events coming up this Saturday, February 20th and there is still time to register for both!

Introduction to Permaculture (10am-2pm) Come gain a new understanding of how we can create regenerative systems in all aspects of our lives.

Welcoming the Light! (2:30-4:30) Celebrate the coming spring and learn a new way to make beeswax candles in this wonderful family friendly workshop. More details and registration online!


  • The Summer Kitchen Conversion is looking great!

Thank you to everyone who makes our work possible!

We are looking forward to seeing you at the Farm,

Alyson Earl
Executive Director
Horn Farm Center for Agricultural Education