Spruce Run Farm is a small farm located near Wolfsville, Maryland which grew from our desire to share with you our passion for agriculture and desire for a simpler country life.

Ms. Cindy's Pear Pie

Submitted by joshua.lewis on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 19:30

This pie will be your new holiday favorite.  Combining flavorful fruit and a creamy custard, it's best served warm, with a dollop of whipped cream (or maybe some vanilla ice cream) on top.

Fresh Garden Salsa

Submitted by joshua.lewis on Sun, 08/21/2016 - 10:30

If you love chips and salsa at your favorite Mexican restaurant, but have never made any yourself, you've got to try this recipe. It's so simple, yet packed with flavor, and can easily be made with ingredients you grow yourself.

5 Things Every New Beekeeper Needs To Know

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Submitted by kenneth.trumpower on Thu, 01/07/2016 - 13:27

Now is the time of year that new beekeepers are taking courses from their local clubs.  I remember when I took the course several years ago, there were many people there who had no experience keeping bees.  I was lucky, I had already worked with bees and my experience with my great uncle's apiary in Carroll County is what made me want to have my own hives.  

I took a few minutes to think about what were some of the important things people told me when I was just getting started, or that I've learned over the years, that I think it would be good for all new beekeepers to hear.  They might not be the most important, but definitely good to know.

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Pawpaw Bread

Submitted by Heritage.Recipes on Sun, 10/11/2015 - 19:30

​This recipe was originally published by Derek Morris in Our State Magazine.  It's a great way to enjoy Pawpaws, but if you don't have any on hand, you could easily substitute in Bananas.

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