Our Story

In 2002, our family came up with the crazy idea to move out to North Frederick County, Maryland and build a house and farm for ourselves. Our driving desire was to teach our three sons the building trades, as well as how to live a healthy and independent life. We followed God’s leading and moved to our “Promised Land”!

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A gorgeous misty morning on the farm

As the chief cook for the crew, it was my desire to feed my family the healthiest foods on earth. That melded well with my enjoyment of gardening, homesteading and farming. God has given me a great love and a talent for growing things. Animals, vegetables, you name it! I can probably grow it.

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In the years since, our dream home has been finished, our gardens established, our animals situated and most of our homesteading skills fine tuned. The learning process has borne much “fruit” and we would like to share the harvest with you.

A row of spring Kale ready for our super salad

A row of spring Kale ready for our super salad

Super salad mix with herbs and edible flowers

Super salad mix with herbs and edible flowers

Our new look

Tropical Stawberry Kombucha

 

 

Our Farm Philosophy

The Dodson’s Promised Land Farm philosophy is to grow what we offer you with the least interference possible. We believe God’s way of doing things is always the best and healthiest way. We hold closely to an organic approach and keep our farm primarily free of chemicals and pesticides. Our nutritional principles reflect our membership and appreciation for the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Our strawberries that are used in making Tropical Strawberry Kombucha

Our strawberries that are used in making Tropical Strawberry Kombucha

 

Tender juicy pasture raised beef

Tender juicy pasture raised beef

 

Our animals are raised on the highest quality feed and our  herb and vegetable gardens have rich composted soil as their foundation. Our sheep produce top of the line wool. We have built our farm and family with this loving care in mind and we are excited to share the bounty of The Promised Land with you!
Sugar the Angora goat and Bodie the Great Pyrenees hangin out

Sugar the Angora goat and Bodie the Great Pyrenees hangin out

 

Soft and shiny roving from our fiber animals

Soft and shiny roving from our fiber animals for spinning and felting

 

Lillie our beautiful Long Coat Chihuahua

Lillie our beautiful Long Coat Chihuahua

 

We grow Hereford Beef

Happy contented cows

 

Our spinner's flock

Our spinner’s flock

The Promised Land Farm motto
psalm 37 3-5