Thursday Market

IMG_0853The Lock Farm will be hosting a produce market every Thursday beginning May 7th. The Thursday Market, as it will be called, will be located at 101 S. Main Street, Woodsboro.
Besides having fresh produce for sale this will also be a place for Lock Farm CSA members to pick up their bags.

Keeping Tomato Plants Warm

sleeping tomatoesOn a cold winter night the tomato plants need and extra cover.
FullSizeRenderAs the sun warms the high tunnel Farmer John checks to make sure the plants are not getting too hot.
IMG_0808The covers come off so the plants can enjoy the warm sunlight.


It’s π day!

Have some fun and enjoy a delicious pie.

Getting Ready for Spring

  FullSizeRenderIMG_0711Farmer John is getting ready for the warm days of spring (if they ever gets here) by keeping tomato and lettuce plants warm, watered and happy until they are ready to be planted. These will be some of the produce that will be available in the Lock Farm CSA’s. For more information check out our website:

Lock Farm in Frederick

Mary and John will be in the Frederick area on Thursday, February 19th. Items for sale this week include: eggs, sausage (frozen), sauerkraut, jams, cheeses, and our famous apple chips and fruit rolls. Location: 101 S. Main St. Woodsboro (noon to 6 pm), Frederick (5:30 to 6 pm), Walkersville (6:30 to 7:00 pm).
To request a list of products for this week and/or to place an order contact Farmer John.

Strawberry, Rhubarb Orange, Blueberry Lime and Sour Apple Jams along with our famous Apple Chips, and Fruit Rolls.

Request a list or to order contact Farmer John.

What Do Farmers Do in Winter?

One question we are frequently asked is, “What do produce farmers do all winter?”
Here are some of the things Farmer John at the Lock Farm does during the winter.


He builds a high tunnel.

Reading seed catalogs.

IMG_0343He checks out seed catalogs ….
and places orders.
He attends the 2015 MID-ATLANTIC fruit and vegetable convention.



he waits for summer.IMG_0369