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HERE'S WHAT WE ARE DOING...
As of Monday, March 16, 2020, All of our community activities were suspended, this included our 100% community program.
As of Tuesday March 17, 2020 Hope Springs Farm facility-based program was closed .
In April 2020, we launched our first Zoom Farm Party, and in May 2020 we decided to start them DAILY begining on Monday June 1, 2020
On Monday June 1st 2020 we brought back the first batch of staff to do the Zoom Farm Parties and get ready to launch our community-based program.
Monday June 8, 2020 was the first day of our limited community-based program.
Monday June 22, 2020 we brought back the second batch of staff to expand the community-based program and get ready to open the facility-based program at Hope Springs Farm.
Monday July 13, 2020 we opened the facility-based Farm program on a limited basis; fewer Growers and shortened hours.
On September 21, 2020, the facility-based Farm program increased Growers from 12/day to 16/day.
On November 20, 2020, the program closed due to the "Substantial" level (over 10%) of community spread.
- The Pancake Breakfast & Spring Cleanup scheduled for Saturday April 25, 202 has been canceled
- The Golf Outing Scheduled for Friday May 8, 2020 has been canceled - stay tuned for a rescheduled event
- The Yard Sale scheduled for June 20th, 2020 has been canceled
- The Fall Harvest Celebration BBQ scheduled for September 26, 2020 has been cancelled
- The Palmyra Great Give event was held using remote social media apps
- The Boscov's Friends Helping Friends event has changed to 2 days and you will just mention our name whan you check out
- The Annual Holiday Sing is being re-imagined for this year as a remote event
- The Christmas Cookie Sale will be cancelled this year
As of Monday July 13, 2020 the facility at Hope Springs Farm reopens on a limited basis! See the Facility Based Community Participation Supports Adjustments for COVID-19, for all the latest changes we have made as we re-open.
Thursday, November 26, 2020- Hope Springs Farm will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 - Hope Springs Farm will be closed in observance of Christmas Day
Friday, January 1, 2021 - Hope Springs Farm will be closed in observance of New Year's Day
Save the Dates for these next Farm events!
Wednesday, October 14 & 15, 2020 - Boscov's Friends Helping Friends Shopping Days. You can get 20% off your purchases and we will get 5% of your purchase just for mentioning our name at check out. Here is a FLYER you can share with your friends!
Thursday, November 13, 2020 - Hope Springs Farm delivers Operation Christmas Child Boxes. We are collecting shoe boxes and small gift items for the Operation Christmas Child project, we are working with the folks at Encounter Church of Palmyra. Here is a list of things we need: Gift Suggestions
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - Annual Holiday Community Sing. We are preparing for our annual Christmas Sing produced by our friends at WB Music Therapy. We invite all our Growers, staff, friends and family to this fun Holiday event.
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - Pancake Breakfast and Spring Cleanup! Come out for all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast and stay for the Clean-Up event. We will clean out the flower beds and vegetable boxes for the spring planting season and move yards and yards of mulch. It sounds like a lot of work but it really is a fun family event. So, gather all your friends and gather your organizations to participate in the best event ever to welcome Spring.
Friday, May 7, 2021 - Annual Hope Springs Farm Golf Outing! Compete with your friends from work or your regular golf buddies and raise money for our great programs for our Growers.
Saturday, June 19, 2021 - Annual Yard Sale & Craft & Bake Sale! Come and enjoy a fun day of yard saleing and visiting the animals and gardens here at the Farm.
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - FALL Harvest Celebration Barbeque! This is our annual premiere event for Hope Springs Farm. Music, dancing, games, food and fun for all. We will have lots of Grower made crafts for sale including their award winning canned vegetables. And, don't forget the dozens and dozens of raffle prizes to bid on.
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - Palmyra's Great Give! Join us for this wonderful community event. We will be there with crafts for sale and a Farm animal to visit with.
Saturday, October 2, 2021 - The Hershey Partnership 16th Annual Soup Cook Off! Come and taste and vote for your favorite soups made by local professional chefs and dozens of non-professional chefs and Junior chefs presenting their favorite recipes. Our Hope Springs Farm Growers will be there to present their favorite fall recipe. All this fun will benefit the Hershey Volunteer Fire Company.
Saturday, December 12, 2020 - Hope Springs Farm Christmas Cookie Sale. We are again partnering with our friends from local the Courtyard by Marriott Hotels who will produce and donate 4,000 cookies for our event. So, come out and get your fill of these and other wonderful Holiday Cookies. We will have pre-made plates and cups that are great for parties and gifts.
Monday, May 24, 2021 - Hope Springs Farm will be closed in observance of Memorial Day
Monday, July 5, 2021 - Hope Springs Farm will be closed in observance of Independence Day
Monday, September 7, 2020- Hope Springs Farm will be closed in observance of Labor Day
WINTER WEATHER ALERTS - If winter weather will affect the Farm you will hear from US.
Hope Springs Farm will call all our Growers if we will have to delay our start time or even close for the day because of bad winter weather. We monitor the Lower Dauphin School District website as a guide to make our decisions. If you want a heads up you can check at LDSD.org, but remember you will get an official call from us; if you don't hear from us we are open and on time. You can also monitor the local radio and television stations for the weather updates from LD School District.
Keep up on all the latest happenings here at Hope Springs Farm!