Location: 1274 West Jarrettsville Road Forest Hill, MD 21050 See on map Interactive Map Website: https://www.threeoaksfarmalpacas.com/ Quilt Pattern name: The Golden Rule Colors: Black, Gold and Celery Green Owner(s) Name: Pam and Ken Purce Artist(s) Name: Pam Purce and Joan Hayden Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Just off the road at 1274 West Jarrettsville Road, near the corner of Phillips Mill Rd. Pam’s grandparents, Dan and Mary Ensor, bought the family farm in 1949. Mary was a teacher and Dan grew corn and other vegetables as well as raised beef cattle. Pam and her husband Ken purchased the land in 2013. From the barn square you can see the original main house which dates back to the late 1800’s (yellow in color) in the distance as well as the metal pole barn built by Pam’s Grandfather. Corn, hay, hops and more are currently grown on the farm. Pam and Ken have turned the farm into an agricultural education destination for young and old mixing teaching and farming in line with Pam’s grandparent’s passions. [...]
Location: 864 Smith Lane Fallston, MD 21047 See on map Interactive Map Quilt Pattern name: Lost Geese Colors: Pink, Light Blue and Dark Blue Owner(s) Name: Harford County Government - Parks and Recreation Artist(s) Name: Designer - Kathy Burley; Painters - multiple Harford County Parks and Recreation staff and family Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: On the green barn located past the playground and past the house. Originally owned by Samuel Calwell, a prominent local citizen and signer of the Bush Declaration, this farm has been farmed since the late 1600’s. Purchased by Harford County, it is now home to many recreational opportunities including a trail head of the Ma & Pa Trail, Annie’s Playground, soccer and lacrosse fields, a climbing wall and ropes course, and a bike course. Much of the property’s 240 acres remains leased to crop farmers.
Location: 401 Oakington Road Havre de Grace, MD 21078 See on map Interactive Map Website: http://www.swanharborfarm.org/ Quilt Pattern name: Paul Revere's Ride Colors: Red, White and Blue Owner(s) Name: Harford County Government - Parks and Recreation Artist(s) Name: Painted by Parks and Recreation staff and volunteers Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Red Barn in the auxiliary parking lot facing Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation building Situated on over five hundred acres, Swan Harbor Farm, a stately home on the Chesapeake Bay, boasts a long and proud history. In the 1700’s, the home was owned by several generations of the Giles family. The most significant owner, however, was John Adlum. Mr. Adlum purchased the farm from Thomas Giles in 1797. From Swan Harbor Farm, John Adlum pioneered wine making in Maryland. In 1809, Mr. Adlum sent a bottle of his fine burgundy to his good friend, Thomas Jefferson. Mr. Jefferson was so impressed with the quality of the wine that he ordered 165 cuttings from Adlum’s vines to be planted at Monticello. After the Adlum era [...]
Location: 3525 Conowingo Road, Street, MD 21154 See on Google Interactive Map Website: https://www.harfordcountymd.gov/1655/Agriculture Quilt Pattern name: Harford County Map Colors: Green, Blue, White Owner(s) Name: Harford County Agricultural Center Artist(s) Name: John Knott - Designer, Joan Hayden and family - Painter Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Parking lot side of the building. This quilt marks the beginning of the Harford County Barn Quilt Trail which takes you to all corners of the county. It is a fitting spot since the Harford County Agricultural Center currently houses the county's agricultural services and serves to interpret its agricultural heritage. Next door is the county’s historic Joesting-Gorsuch House, which the county saved, relocated from a Bel Air golf course and restored in 2016. The home dates back to the 1700s and is considered one of the county’s oldest structures. There are exhibits and artifacts, like farm implements, in the Joesting-Gorsuch House. Tenants in the Ag Center like University of Maryland Extension educate future agricultural leaders through the 4-H program. [...]
Location: 401 Glasgow Rd Street, MD 21154 See on Google Interactive Map Website: www.marthasfarmmarket.com Quilt Pattern name: Sunshine Colors: Owner(s) Name: The Yarrington Family Artist(s) Name: Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: 436 Glasgow Rd Street, MD 21154 A little history! In 1948, when Dad graduated high school, he and my grandparents built a dairy barn and started milking cows. Prior to that, they raised acres and acres of tomatoes. The first milk that left the farm was in milk cans that were transported to a loading dock of the Ma & Pa Railroad, ultimately to be transported to the dairy plant in Baltimore. Fast forward 68 years and 6 generations and we are still in the business. We have 200 head of of dairy and beef cattle and farm 200 acres of crops. Along the way, we have had several fair champions and have won many awards for milk quality and production. Today we have family laborers from 28 to 88 years old. Through it all we have adapted new practices and [...]
Location: 2115 Waverly Drive, Bel Air 21015 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.wilsonsfarmmarket.com Quilt Pattern name: Friendship Star and Carpenter’s Wheel Colors: Red, White and Blue Owner(s) Name: Gregory Wilson and Janelle Vane Artist(s) Name: Janelle Vane and Joan Hayden Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Directly in the building Wilson’s Farm Market has been a part of the community since 1979 when Greg Wilson began to farm and operate the fruit stand at the old stone house on Route One about 1.5 miles north of our current location. The home farm is located on Forge Hill Road, which he purchased in 1987. This is where most of the vegetables are grown. He raises the balance of the produce at Wilson’s Farm Market on Waverly Drive. The home farm also has 12 acres of orchard and 4 high tunnels for early and late tomato production. We purchased the property on Waverly Drive in 2013. This property had belonged to the Hoopes family, who had an orchard across the street where the church is [...]
Location: 1725 Trappe Church Road Darlington, MD 21034 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.susquehannockwildlife.org Quilt Pattern name: Turtle Colors: Black, Orange, Green, and Grey Owner(s) Name: Susquehannock Wildlife Society, Inc. Artist(s) Name: Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Door of barn at main Wildlife Center driveway location off Trappe Church Road. Please note: The center is still under construction. Please pull in the driveway and take pictures, but do not enter the property. Susquehannock Wildlife Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to protecting our native wildlife and its habitat in the lower Susquehanna River basin and surrounding areas. The Susquehannock Wildlife Center is the headquarters of the Society, an epicenter for local wildlife that is being built to further the mission of providing education, research, rescue, and conservation of native species and their habitat.
Location: 461 Quaker Bottom Rd, Havre de Grace, MD 21078 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.steppingstonemuseum.org Quilt Pattern name: Inspired by the Feathered Star Variation with diamond pattern held in the museum’s collection. Colors: Pastels Owner(s) Name: Steppingstone Museum Association, Inc. Artist(s) Name: Deborah J Janelle Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Wall closest to the walkway as visitors walk through the historic area. Steppingstone Museum preserves and interprets the rural heritage of Harford County from its stunning views overlooking the Susquehanna River. The founder of Steppingstone, J. Edmund Bull, wished us to represent the “last rural generation” – people who lived off the land and crafted their livelihoods by hand. Our barn quilt, the first in Harford County, was inspired by a piece in the museum collection and each flower represents the following: Breaking Bread and Community Ancestry of Faith and Hope Fire of Hearth and Forge Herbs – Nature’s Medicine Cabinet Mechanics and Ingenuity Spinning and Weaving Native Tribes and the Gift of Maize Love, Marriage and New Beginnings [...]
Location: 211 Pylesville Road Pylesville, Maryland 21132 See on Google Interactive Map Website: www.hcps.org/schools/SchoolProfile.aspx?schoolID=80 Quilt Pattern name: North Harford Star Colors: White, Yellow and Black Owner(s) Name: North Harford FFA Artist(s) Name: Aimee Densmore and North Harford FFA with help from Lisa Maxwell Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: On the lower barn on the Ag side of North Harford High School. North Harford High School is home to a unique Harford County Public School magnet program. The Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences began in 2010 and graduated its first class in 2014. The program is a partnership between the school system, Harford’s agricultural community, and the University of Maryland. The North Harford Future Farmers of America (FFA) was so honored when we were asked if we would be interested in making a barn quilt for one of our barns at North Harford High School and join the Barn Quilt Trail in Harford County! Our FFA chapter was grateful to receive a grant from the Flying Geese Quilt Guild to help us pay for [...]
Location: 5329 Onion Rd Pylesville, MD 21132 See on map Interactive Map Website: www.fawnviewfarm.com Quilt Pattern name: Texas Star Colors: Multi-colored Owner(s) Name: Mary Stewart Actual Location of Barn Quilt on Farm/Building: Above door on small building Greg & Mary Stewart are a 1st generation farming operation that operates a seed dealership selling for Channel Seed, Eddie Mercer and Preferred. They also do direct sales of Hay & Straw. They are grain crop farmers and do custom planting & harvesting for neighboring farmers as well. Mary has further diversified the operation by offering Educational Farm Tours, Birthday Parties, Non-Profit fundraising events, Farm to Table dinners, Farm & Flea Markets and several other special events. The goal is to connect the community to how their food is produced and see and learn first hand. They have 5 young children in Abby, Bradley, Zachary, Thomas, and Taylor who are always outside and seem to like to spend their time in puddles or kicking up dust.