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A New Face in Crafting!

Last month, I introduced you to the first of our two new hires. This month, I would like to introduce you to Kara, our new and only full time female […]

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Summer Crafting at Meadowbrooke!

Summer officially arrived last week! School is out, hot weather is here, vacations have begun, and family has started to visit from all over. I wanted to let you know […]

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Meet Our Staff

A New Face at Meadowbrooke

Some companies have revolving doors when it comes to employees but that is not the case at Meadowbrooke. Most people when they come to work at Meadowbrooke tend to stick […]

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Sunflowers and Secrets

Here we are in the middle of September and our Sunflower season is in full swing, the Sunflower Festival is just over a week away and the Cumberland County Best […]

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Fall is in the Air at Meadowbrooke

Although we have been having a heat wave here at the farm lately, we are still gearing up for Fall!! Before we know it, cooler weather will be upon us […]

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Meadowbrooke Happenings

It has been a while since I have written a blog to keep you all updated but it has been a crazy spring here on the farm. Tomorrow, May 22nd […]

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Spring is Coming to the Farm

It is Saturday morning and I am sitting here drinking my coffee and thinking I should be cleaning my house but instead I decided to write to all of you. […]

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Event Dates for 2021

Meadowbrooke Gourds 2021 Save the Dates 125 Potato Road Carlisle, PA 17015 Phone: 717-776-6029 Please note: Dates may change with updates to Covid regulations Spring Create Your Own: March 6 […]

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Welcome 2021 at our Farm

Welcome 2021 2021, a fresh year and a fresh start! Everyone I have talked to was more than ready to say goodbye to 2020 and hello to a new year. […]

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Black Friday Sale 2020

Black Friday Sale and Information We are less than two weeks away from our Black Friday Sale in our retail store and I wanted to go over a few things […]

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Thankful for November

November is the month when a lot of us think about all the things we are thankful for in our lives. Here at Meadowbrooke, we are thankful that we are […]

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Fall in October

We are officially in the Fall season and have lots packed in the month of October! Fall Sale We kick off October with our Annual Fall Sale from October 10th […]

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Sunflowers for Seniors

Meadowbrooke Gourds has been crafting smiles for over 25 years. This year, we would like to have you help us spread smiles to people in your community. We have chosen […]

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Sunflower Festival 2020

Our annual Sunflower Festival will take place this year on September 26th and 27th. This Festival has become a tradition for many families and although it will look a little […]

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Farm Happenings

Sunflowers! Over the last few weeks, this is the topic I get asked about more than anything else. Are your sunflower fields blooming? The answer is not yet, we have […]

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July on the Farm

We have been reopened for a month and lots of planning has happened in that short amount of time. I have ordered and received some new lines in our retail […]

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Behind The Scenes

Back to Work

I have now been back in the store for one week and two days and I cannot explain how excited that makes me. My store is one of my happy […]

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Staying Home during Covid-19

No matter where you are, these words have become quite common to everyone~ Shut down, stay at home, wear a mask and of course Coved-19! So far, we have been […]

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Life on the gourd farm in challenging times

Like all of you, we find the recent times challenging. Challenging to even know what is really going on, and even more challenging to know what’s coming. At this time […]

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Feeling Like Spring

Spring is in the air at Meadowbrooke. All the winter decorations have come down and were replaced with Spring flowers, pastel colors, Spring décor and even new Spring scents. It […]

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Meadowbrooke’s Egg Hunt 2020

All of us at Meadowbrooke feel incredibly fortunate to be part of a company that looks for ways to give back to the community around us. One of the ways […]

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Behind The Scenes

New Additions to our Retail Store

So, for the last six weeks, I have been busy going to wholesale shows and looking for new and great product to carry in our retail store to go along […]

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Happenings in February

Hi everyone, I hope 2020 is going great so far! This month we have a few classes going on that still have a few openings and our Create Your Own […]

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Shawn’s Mandu Dog

As many of you know by now, we lost a founding and very special member of our business family last year. Shawn Trostle passed away suddenly in March 2019 at […]

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Meet Our Staff

Meet Our New Sales Manager

Meet Emily We are so excited to introduce you to our new wholesale manager, Emily Bear, who took over for Nathan beginning on January 1st. For those that frequently call […]

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Fun Facts

2020 at a Glance

Happy New Year’s Day and welcome to 2020! We are very excited about this year, in case you missed it, we are celebrating 25 Years of crafting smiles! We are […]

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December at Meadowbrooke Gourds

Wow! I can hardly believe this is my last blog of 2019 and in a few weeks we will be bringing in a new year. We are just finishing up […]

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Gourd Tips

How do I Change the Light Bulb in my Gourd?

“How do I change the light bulb in my gourd?” This is a question we seem to be getting more lately so I thought I would post our video again […]

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November is Happening

The leaves are changing, the weather is getting cooler and there is so much coming up here on the farm. Not only is Thanksgiving only a few weeks away but […]

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Warehime’s Pumpkin Patch 2019

We just got finished with our Fall Create you Owns but that doesn’t mean Fall is over. It is actually just beginning. Right down the road from us is Warehime’s […]

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