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Goats with a mission at Towson U

Twenty goats travelled by trailer from rural Darlington to Towson University for a few days of weeding in mid-September, providing a glimpse of farm life for students and faculty who gathered to watch them earn their pay by munching on invasive plants.  

Why did these goats visit Towson U?

Twenty goats travelled by trailer from rural Darlington to Towson University for a few days of weeding in mid-September, providing a glimpse of farm life for students and faculty who gathered to watch them earn their pay by munching on invasive plants.  

A New Hobby: Backyard Chickens

 By JoAnne C. Broadwater When a newly purchased house has a chicken coop, the homebuyer has no choice but to fill it.  What better way to start than with a box filled with the adorable chicks  that are a child’s wildest dream.  In a few months there will be eggs aplenty to gather and enjoy…. Read More ›

Ithaca Farmer’s Market

By JoAnne C. Broadwater The Ithaca Farmer’s Market has been a tradition in upstate New York since 1973. Residents and visitors throng to Steamboat Landing on Cayuga Lake where they can enjoy local produce and wares.  An ecotour boat carries passengers from the dock on an exploration of one of the glacial Finger Lakes.  Native… Read More ›

Fall at Towson University 2010

By JoAnne C. Broadwater The colors of fall have come to the Towson University campus in Maryland. Students are enjoying the crisp days and the beauty of the season. They’re bundling up in warm clothes, working on papers and projects and preparing themselves for finals. After that comes holiday celebrations and a long winter break.

The Snowstorms of February

The month of February may be short, but it certainly saw no shortage of snow for Maryland in 2010.  Two blizzards in less than a week paralyzed the state, confining Marylanders to their homes and leaving them desperate for escape.   Click here for a look at some snow scenes from Harford county where residents… Read More ›

Baby moose in the Tetons

Wildlife encounters await visitors to Grand Teton National Park

By JoAnne C. Broadwater Hikers can enjoy sharing the mountain trails with moose, grizzlies and black bears, but  you don’t even have to leave your car for a glimpse of these majestic mammals.  Read more>>

September’s sunflowers brightened northern Harford and Baltimore counties

White Hall farmer Zach Rose planted 600 acres of golden sunflowers that were stopping traffic and charming visitors for several weeks last month.  Read more>>