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Backbone Mountain Food Farm
and All Earth Eco Tours
Custom Programs

Minimum Group Size 10 (for the *standard tour)

horse farming

Visit a sustainable diversified family farm. Max and Katherine Dubansky will guide you around their farm and share with you kowledge about what it takes to grow vegatables, poultry and flowers in a 100% natural way without the use of any chemicals. Let All Earth Eco Tours design a program for your group. We recently hosted over 40 families with Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and we have provided custom programs for youth groups, girl scouts, after school programs and more.

*Standard Tour ($10 per person, Minimum 10)
Learn about Shittakes, Organic Poultry and Organic Farming

Available Custom Programs and Activities

Learn about Shittake Mushroom Cultivation
You will see the streamside cultivation of shittake mushrooms. Learn about the preparation of the oak logs, and the inculation of spores. You will see the production in action and may even be able to sample soem mushrooms.

See a Demonstration of Horse Powered Agriculture
Max will harness up one of his two teams of draft horses and show you how they work the fields and do work around the farm. You will learn about the training and care of heavy draft animals..

Take A Woods Walk
Take a walk through the woods and meet Brother Bear and learn about the woods, water and creatures.

Learn about Field Raised Poultry
Chickens are raised with mobile hen houses that are moved all over the farm to provide adequate natural forage for the birds. The eggs (available for purchase) have the brightest orange yolks and are the tastiest you have ever eaten.

Learn about Natural and Organic Means of Starting and Growing a Large Variety of Vegetables
Katherine will share with you techniques and show you how they start and grow a large variety of vegetables that they sell at the various local farmer markets. You will tour their greenhouse and their extensive horse plowed vegetable garden. Fresh vegetables are avialable for purchase.

Learn about Community Supported Agriculture
The Dubansky Farm offers cooperative style community participation in their farm. Members of their cooperative pay an annual fee or trade work for large supplies of fresh vegetables.

Kids Can Play and Plant in the Kids Garden
Bring your kids and let them work a little in the kids garden.

Decorate a Flower Pot and Take home a Seedling
Decorate a dflower pot with paints and other craft supplies. Plant an edible seedling and take it home to grow.

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Backbone Food farm Tour Group
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Backbone Kids
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Greenhouse
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Backbone kids
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Vegetable Garden
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Log inoculation
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Max & Team
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Draft Team
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Draft Horses
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Katherine
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Seedlings
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Greenhouse
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Max Dubansky
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Seedlings
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Belgian Draft
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Farm Dog
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House garden
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Shittake
Mushrooms

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Growing Mushroom
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Horse plowing
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Working Horses
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Percherons
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Max Plowing
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Horses
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Call All Earth at
301-746-4083 or 1-800-446-7554 for program details.


 
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